Plume Agate

Plume Agate

Vision, Creation, Perspective

Spiritual Properties

  • Stabilizes your inner child
  • Brings visions of past lives
  • Helps during meditation by keeping your vision clear
  •  Helps you to link your consciousness to a superior power or divinity
  • Aids you along your spiritual journey, and helps you get ready for your journey

Mental Properties

  • Improves memory
  • Enhances your perceptive 
  • Helps you accept your truth
  • Stimulates the analytical mind
  • Helps you find your direction in life
  • Improves your creative visualizations
  • Helps you make important life decisions
  • Brings clarity and concentration to all situations
  • Allows you to clarify your true goals and make the best actions to match
  • Helps you focus on finding a spontaneous liking for uncovering hidden agendas and mundane task such as job hunting 

Emotional Properties

  • Boosts confidence 
  • Eliminates hostile energy
  • Helps you understand the value of peace and harmony

Kundalini Properties 

  • Harmonizes yin and yang energy 
  • Removes negative energy from the body and aura
  • Balances your spiritual, emotional, mental, and energetic bodies

Health Benefits 

  • Treats skin disorders
  • Helps you overcome stress and anxiety 


  • My vision is clear
  • I am perceptive and aware
  • I replace my hostile energy with peace and harmony


  • Chakras: Root, Third Eye and Crown
  • Energy: Projective
  • Planets: Mercury, Moon
  • Element: Earth
  • Zodiacs: Gemini, Virgo
  • Number: 7

Physical Properties

  • Color: Reddish Brown, White 
  • Habit: Layered botryoidal masses with micro-fibrous structure
  • Rarity: Common
  • Luster: Dull vitreous to Greasy
  • Species: Quartz, Chalcedony
  • Zoning: Color banding and layers of inclusions are common
  • Gravity: 2.57-2.64
  • Fracture: Conchoidal to Splintery
  • Cleavage: None
  • Hardness: 6.5 to 7.0
  • Twinning: None
  • Locations: Oregon, Utah, Idaho, Virginia, Texas, South Dakota, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Michigan, California, Arizona, and Colorado in the USA
  • Fluorescence: None
  • Pleochroism: None
  • Birefringence: Weak, 0.005 to 0.009
  • Transparency: Translucent, Can be Transparent or Opaque
  • Named After: The river 'Achates'
  • Classification: Chalcedony, Tectosilicate
  • Melting point: 1,600⁰ C
  • Discovered In: Around the 3rd or 4th century (BC) 
  • Luminescence: Inert
  • Discovered By: A Greek philosopher, Theophrastus
  • Chemical Name: Silicon dioxide (aka silica)
  • Refractive Index: 1.53-1.55
  • System/Structure: Hexagonal 
  • Chemical Formula: SiO2
  • Inclusions (streak): White 
  • Chemical Classification: Silicate
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