has colour patterns.
This family is defined by having a pattern to its colours. Varieties
are sometimes opaque, but are usually translucent, and
occasionally completely transparent.
Most popular are Banded Agates which display rich, bands of
colours, but many on sale have been either dyed or heat treated to
Moss Agate contains mineral inclusions which look like plants.
Lace Agate displays delicate designs generally in blues and browns.
Fire Agate a stone covered with grapes showing iridescent colours of
red, gold and green, with the occasional violet-blue.
was written by Magda
gemmologist and the
of The Healing Power of
Crystals, Precious Stones and Feng Shui Student
Manual, which I highly recommend.