White Plume Agate
White Plume Agate from Stinking Water, Oregon. This area, east of Burns, is quite famous for great rockhounding.
Agate is a member of the chalcedony family, or a microcrystalline quartz, and it has a hardness of about 7 on the Moh's scale. The name is derived from its occurrence at the Achates River in southwestern Sicily. Plume Agate gets its name from the beautiful plume like shaped inclusions.
Metaphysical properties: In general Agate cabochons are said to be stabilizing and strengthening. They improve memory and increase energy.