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Alternate names: Banded Chalcedony, Eye Agate
Qualities of the person with whom it resonates: Balanced, Calm, Patient
Characteristics of the Individual Who Will Benefit from Energy: Those seeking emotional healing and balance.
Mining Source: Botswana 
Color and Appearance: Multi-layered agate that can be translucent or opaque with white to grey, light blue or soft pink bands. 
Material: Silicon Dioxide
Mohs hardness: 6.5-7
Chemical properties: SiO2 (Silicon Dioxide)
Crystal structure shape: Trigonal 
Energy Properties: Protective, Grounding, Harmonizing  
Healing Properties : Helps in overcoming addictions & self-destructive behavior patterns.
Chakra Alignment : Root Chakra
Astrological Association : Gemini 
Birthstone Association : June Birthstone for Gemini Zodiac Sign
Powerful crystal combinations and benefits : Combined with Rose Quartz enhances love energy; Paired with Amethyst promotes spiritual growth.

Botswana Agate is a beautiful mineral named after the country where it was first discovered - Botswana in Africa. It has been used since ancient times as protective amulets by tribal people of this region. This unique stone displays intricate layers formed over millions of years through volcanic activity creating an eye-catching banding effect which gives each piece its own individual character.

The coloration comes from iron oxides within the silicon dioxide deposits where they were formed under intense heat and pressure beneath the earth's surface. The striking banded patterns are due to different rates at which these minerals cooled during their formation process.

This versatile gemstone not only makes stunning jewelry pieces but also serves practical uses such as knife sharpeners due to its high hardness level on Mohs scale. Metaphysically speaking, it is known for promoting inner stability and maturity while encouraging focus making it ideal for meditation practices.

Its soothing energy makes it perfect for placement in stressful environments like workspaces or study areas at home providing calming vibes all around. For proper care instructions remember to cleanse your Botswana Agate regularly either by smudging or leaving out under moonlight overnight to recharge its energies.

"The information regarding the metaphysical and other properties and purposes of these minerals are provided for entertainment and inspirational purposes only. In no way is it intended for diagnosing illness, prescription, or advice and should not replace proper medical attention. Consult your doctor or other health professional in the case of illness."

12mm Botswana Agate Bracelet

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