Purple Agate Point AGC


A beautiful purple agate point, consists of a rounded column which show off the banded swirls on the sides. A very unusual specimen.

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A beautiful purple agate point formed by a rounded column which show off the banded swirls on the sides. A very unusual specimen that is almost quartz like but is actually agate with a light swirl. A definite one of a kind specimen for your collection.

Made from silicon dioxide, it has a glassy (vitreous) lustre, and is often used to make brooches and pins. It can also resist acids and has been used to make mortars and pestles to press and combine chemicals.

Many Agates originate in cavities of molten rock, where gas bubbles trapped in solidifying lava are replaced with alkali and silica bearing solutions. Formed as a banded round nodule (like the rings of a tree trunk) and has bands of colours of bands – Riband Agate.

In Wales, agate is linked to who was the goddess of death and fertility. She is the queen of the west, of water and of the autumn season. Ceridwen is the creator of magic and the queen of witches.

For more information on Agate, see my post  Here

This Purple agate point height 88.25mm  x 36.64mm long x 36.64mm wide and weighing 195 grams

All my crystals and stones are personally selected by me for their quality, shape, colour and the best quality for a good price. The Specimen you receive will be the exact one displayed in the picture. Because of the difference between digital platforms there may be a slight difference from the colour you see  to the actual stone.

Additional information

Weight195 g
Dimensions36.64 × 36.64 × 88.25 mm