Powerful Shield | Return Energy to Source | Grounding | Discernment PRIMARY CHAKRA: Root SECONDARY CHAKRA: Sacral, Solar Plexus, Root ZODIAC: Capricorn, Gemini, Libra and Sagittarius ELEMENT: Fire NUMERIC VIBRATION: 9 HARDNESS: 6.5 - 7 MINERAL CLASS: Silicates CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Trigonal CHEMICAL COMPOSITION: SiO2 Silicon Dioxide Scientific Properties Agate is the name given to numerous variety of banded Chalcedony a member of the Quartz family, a silicon dioxide mineral, of the Trigonal crystal structure with a Mohs hardness of 7, and its chemical composition is SiO2 Silicon Dioxide. Traditionally, Agate is associated with Gemini zodiac sign and belongs to two mineral classes, silicates, and Tectosilicates. Agate comes in various colors such as black, blue, brown, green, orange, pink, red, tan, white, and yellow. Agates are known due to there bands of minerals formed in layers in its creation. A variety of Agates are found all over the world. Its name comes from the river Achates in Sicily, and have found to used apart of ancient tools and jewelry of many tribes of antiquity. Fire Agate is found in Mexico, Metaphysical Properties Fire Agate strengthens willpower and assists in making the right decisions. It shields against adverse energy and has the ability to return that energy back to its source. It has been reported that given it to a person assisted one to understand their actions against you. Fire Agate can access the root Chakra and assist one in feeling safe and secure. Great stone for shy individuals and those who are learning to have the courage to speak up for themselves and stand in their truth. MINDFUL AWARENESS: Natural gemstone comes from mineral. Due to the naturality, the stones may have tiny flaw and variation of colors. Meanwhile, cutting or polishing also makes every piece its own unique gemstone which will vary in color and size. Sacred Stone Collections is not an independent therapy, but one that is part of a holistic healing approach. By using this site and associated materials, you acknowledge and agree that you personally assume responsibility for your use or misuse of this information.