Agate is a form of microcrystalline quartz, It is usually formed in nodules and has transparent or translucent portions. Red Lightning is an old stock agate material from Mexico. Known for its bright red plumes, and occasionally green ones, in a milky bluish white matrix.
Metaphysically agate can be used to stimulate analytical capabilities and precision. It provides perceptiveness and awakens inherent talents. It has been reported to strengthen the sight, to diminish thirst, and to promote marital fidelity,
Moh's hardness 6.5-7
Mined in Mexico