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I purchased a large egg sized stone at a thrift store about a month ago and I am hoping that someone can tell me what type of stone it is and its properties. It has a light greenish tint to it although there are sections that look whitish.
It looks like Agate to me. Anybody else want to hazard a guess?
Could be orange calcite but with the greenish tinge, does sound more like a yellow agate.
onyx can have many colors and are very common as eggs
I agree with Storm82 - I think its onyx.
I had one like that, from Mexico, it's onyx I think. Very lovely.
Yes, forgot about Onyx - much more likely.
When I bought it I was guessing agate but that picture of onyx includes a piece that looks a lot like it. Thanks so much everyone for your help. Does anyone know what onyx is good for?
The Book of Stones (Simmons & Ahsian) says Onyx is related to the Earth element and to the 1st, 3rd and 6th chakras depending on the colors.
Keywords: inner strength, focused attention, willpower, self-mastery, discipline, reason
Melody's Love Is In The Earth reference assigns it to Leo.
centering & alignment, banishing grief
in the book Crystal Astrology it resonates with Capricorn 24
true inner vision, devotion soul commitment to goodness
amplifies concentration and devotion :)