Agate Fire Tumbled Stone <1" Sm
Fire agate is a distinct type of agate that has a stunning, iridescent coloration and the play of light within the stone. It is a type of chalcedony, which is a microcrystalline form of quartz, and is often found in volcanic and sedimentary rocks.
Fire agate acqured its name from the fiery, mystical appearance of the stone. The stone has a complex structure whereby diffracts and refracts within the stone, forming a range of colors including red, orange, gold, green, and blue. The play of light within the stone is often described as "flame-like," and can create a mesmerizing effect.
Fire Agate has a Mohs Hardness of 6.5-7.
Fire agate is generally safe to handle. Consumption and being used in gem waters, especially in the case of rough specimens, is not advised.
Fire agate is generally considered to be a moderately durable stone, with a hardness rating of 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale. However, like all gemstones, it can still be susceptible to breakage or chipping if subjected to enough force or pressure. As with any gemstone, it is important to handle fire agate with care and avoid exposing it to extreme temperatures or sudden changes in temperature that could cause cracking or damage to the stone.
Fire agate is a strongly protective and grounding stone that assists individuals in releasing negative feelings and stress. Fire agate also helps increase feelings of inner strength and courage. The stone also helps to stimulate creativity and passion.
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.