Moss Agate Meaning , Properties, and Uses
Balance - Abundance - New Beginnings
Chakras: Heart chakra
Zodiac: Virgo, Leo
Affirmation: I am nourished by the Earth and life itself
Moss Agate meaning
Moss agate is a transparent or translucent chalcedony quartz that has inter-grown with crystals of manganese oxides, hornblende, and sometimes oxides of iron. These inclusions are usually green and brown, and take a dendritic form--that is, they resemble plant forms in the way they grow.
Moss agate was once known as "mocha stone," after one of the main sources of the mineral, the town of Al Mukna (Mocha) on the Red Sea coast of Yemen. It has long been sought for ornamental uses such as cameo brooches, rings, and vases.