Blue Agate

Blue Agate properties 

Blue agate is a gorgeous deep blue stone, there are other light blue agates such as lace agate, but the focus is on common blue agate. These crystals are often cut into slices to make coasters or cut to make pieces of decor for the home. As for its properties it’s a stone of positivity, it’s uplifting and provides a sense of joyful energy to the carrier.

Where can you find Blue Agate?

  • USA
  • Brazil
  • Botswana
  • India
  • Burma
  • Australia

How is Blue Agate formed?

Blue agate, like most is close to their family members as its a chalcedony,  a close brother/sister to the quartz family of minerals. Agate is formed in volcanic rocks, lava or from filled veins or cracks in old volcanic rock.

Now, you might be wondering 'How does the 'blue' get into Agate?' Well, I bet you didn't expect it to be a chemical reaction with Iron (not to be confused with the electrical appliance to straighten creases out of clothes).