Family/Variety: Banded Quartz (silicon dioxide)
Shape/Crystal System: Trigonal
Colour Range: Brown with White Shells
Safe in Water: Yes
Survival. Wisdom. Luck. Equality. The Past. The Future. History. Heritage.
Planetary/Ruling Bodies: The Ocean/The Rocky Mountains
Partners well with: Seashells
The correct name for this form of agate is Elimia Agate. Easy to identify and recognizable as a brown stone with small shells, snails and sea creatures patterned within the stone.
History: This form of agate is found in the Green River formation of Wyoming. Formed around 50 million when the Rocky Mountains were still growing, by rain and terrain merging into this beautiful brown agate.
Physical Properties: Used physically for improved fertility, and conception.
Good for fatigue, as this stone gently nourishes and brings renewed physical energy.
This agate is soothing towards the stomach and digestive tract, calming any disturbances.
It promotes proper peristalsis, regulating bowel movements and assists in intake and absorption of many vitamins and minerals.
Energetic Properties: Turritella Agate will bring confidence and luck to the aura.
It is helpful for survival because Turritella calms the mind and makes one feel safe, by letting us be rid of the ideas of attack/danger.
Like moss agate, it provides an open channel to communicate with the plant and mineral kingdom. Gathering information that is beneficial for the healing our Earth.
A great gift for people with pompous personalities, power trippers, or those with superiority complexes, as it dispels and equalizes this energy.
Creative Ways to use Agate: Use this stone to work with the past, such as past life regressions,
Information stored is stored in this stone: meditation with turritella agate will reveal much about the world of our past.
Hold or have on you when learning about your Ancestors, bloodlines, and where you come from.
Upon first discovery, the snails of this stone were thought to be in the Turritella genus. This is incorrect because the fossils are actually from a freshwater snail, not saltwater like Turritella snails. So the correct genus is Elimia tenera, a member of the Pleuroceridae family.
Incorrectly named and still not changed
True Elimia Agate comes from the green River Wyoming