Color: translucent to opaque green fern-like sprays within clear or milky quartz
Chakra(s): heart and root
About the stone: Green Moss Agate is silicon dioxide forming into microcrystalline quartz forming colorless to white gemstones with dendritic, or branch-like, inclusions. Gemstones are transparent to translucent.
Astrological sign(s): Taurus
Mohs scale: 6.5–7
Spiritual uses: Working with this stone provides a portal through which you can access the world of fairies, gnomes, and elves. This stone helps inspire you when working with herbs and aromatherapy for body, mind, and spirit
Mental uses: When you aren’t able to make it outdoors, gaze into the stone’s inner structure and imagine that you’ve stepped into a forest or glen for a quick break.
Emotional uses: Infuse this stone with an intention to take time to walk in the grass, visit the water’s edge, or embrace a tree.
Physical uses: This stone aligns you with nature and gardening.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013)