Agate Apricot Tumbled Stone .75" - 1.25"
Apricot agate is a kind of agate that is distinguished by its orange or apricot color. Agate is a type of chalcedony, which is a mineral in the quartz family. It is a kind of microcrystalline silica, and is commonly found in volcanic and metamorphic rocks. Apricot agate is sought for its distinctive color and banding patterns, which are formed by different layers of mineral deposits.
Apricot agate is generally safe to handle. Consumption and being used in gem waters, especially in the case of rough specimens, is not advised.
Agate is generally a hard and durable mineral, with a rating of 6.5-7 on the Mohs hardness scale. However, some varieties of agate can be more fragile due to their unique internal structures or inclusions. It is difficult to determine the fragility of apricot agate specifically without more information, such as the size, shape, and quality of the specimen.
Apricot Agate is believed to have a calming effect on the mind and emotions. It aids with promoting stability and strength. It is a stone that helps with creativity and communication, and along with that self-expression and self-confidence.
No information here is intended to diagnose, treat or cure ailments or afflictions of any kind. One should always consult a medical professional if a serious issue presents itself.