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Glass Owl
24-07-2011, 08:49
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.

stellar4
24-07-2011, 09:45
It looks like Agate to me. Anybody else want to hazard a guess?

Milfoil
29-07-2011, 06:42
Could be orange calcite but with the greenish tinge, does sound more like a yellow agate.

Storm82
29-07-2011, 07:07
onyx can have many colors and are very common as eggs

BodhiSeed
29-07-2011, 12:07
I agree with Storm82 - I think its onyx.

Debra
29-07-2011, 17:18
I had one like that, from Mexico, it's onyx I think. Very lovely.

Milfoil
29-07-2011, 17:19
Yes, forgot about Onyx - much more likely.

Glass Owl
30-07-2011, 09:58
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?

cardlady22
30-07-2011, 10:16
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

MCsea
30-07-2011, 19:22
Onyz agreed
in the book Crystal Astrology it resonates with Capricorn 24
true inner vision, devotion soul commitment to goodness
amplifies concentration and devotion :)