This rare water agate is probably from the Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It's about 50 x 40 x 43 mm (2.0 x 1.6 x 1.7 in).
Agate Water, or “enhydro” agate is regular agate (microcrystalline quartz, or chalcedony) with one or more pockets partially filled with water. Sometimes you can see or hear the water moving inside the pocket. Agate typically occurs when silica-rich water forms crystals in layers lining a cavity in rocks, typically volcanic rocks. Sometimes the water is trapped inside the geode. Preservation of these water bubbles is rare, because even though agate nodules and geodes appear solid, they are full of microfractures and pores.
Chemical composition: SiO₂; Hardness: about 7
Water agate adds the energetic properties of water to those of agate. Agate supports the energies of peace, calmness, and the strength through balancing mind, body and heart. The presence of natural water in these geodes provides additional calming and soothing to the emotions.
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