Chalcedony Crystals Meanings and Properties

Chalcedony Crystals Meanings and Properties

Chalcedony Crystals Meanings and Properties

 

Alternative Names: When concentrically banded it is called by the sub-variety name Agate. When it is in flat layers/bands it is called by the sub-variety name Onyx. Many other sub-variety names exist, including Jasper, Chrysoprase, Flint etc.

Mineral Information

Origin: Worldwide

Mineral Species: Quartz

Mineral Group: Oxides

Chemical Formula: SiO2

Hardness: 7

Crystal System: Trigonal

Colour: Usually colourless, white, grey or blue, but most colours exist due to other embedded minerals.

Typical Appearance: Traditionally defined as a fibrous cryptocrystalline variety of Quartz. When it is concentrically banded, it is called by the name Agate. When it is in flat layers or bands it is called Onyx.

Esoteric Information

Birthstone: Elemental birthstone of Cancer & Sagittarius

Chakra Alignment: Throat, Third Eye and Bindu Visarga

Element: Air, water


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