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Green & Purple Grape Agate specimen
Green & Purple Grape Agate specimen
Green & Purple Grape Agate specimen
Green & Purple Grape Agate specimen
Green & Purple Grape Agate specimen

Green & Purple Grape Agate specimen

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Grape agate, also known as botryoidal chalcedony, is a fascinating mineral renowned for its resemblance to clusters of small grapes. This unique formation occurs through the slow deposition of silica-rich solutions in cavities or voids within volcanic rocks, resulting in the growth of rounded, globular aggregates. These formations can range in color from translucent lavender to deep purple, and more rarely, found in white or green.

Geologically, grape agate is typically found in volcanic environments, particularly in regions with high silica content and hydrothermal activity. It forms through the process of secondary mineralization, where silica-rich fluids percolate through rock cavities and precipitate as chalcedony. Despite its market name, Grape agate is actually a form of spherical, or botryoidal quartz.

Grape Agate is known for its beneficial effects on sleep and dream exploration, bringing a sense of tranquility and helping achieve rejuvenating, deep sleep. Grape agate emits a grounding energy which is particularly beneficial to combat feelings of stress and overwhelm. It is also known to help with creative ideas and expression.

Origin: Mamuju Regency, West Sulawesi Province, Indonesia
Weight: In grams (g) : 48g
Quantity: 1pcs
Measurements: Approx 60mm (L) - 35mm (W)


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