not an agate, strictly speaking, but a chalcedony. Semi-transparent to opaque, mostly a variety of green tones with a little white or clear.
an agate with brown, black, or green moss-like markings
Glass created to imitate the appearance of the stone called “moss agate”: pulverized glass in shades of green, yellow, blue, orange, and purple are strewn on a clear glass base and pulled with a pointed hook to blend and streak colors.
Moss agate (also called Mocha stone in Britain and the USA) is a green variety of agate. It is chalcedony that has dendritic (tree-like) inclusions of green (red or black) hornblende. The inclusions often form beautiful patterns. Moss agate has a hardness of 6.5-7 and a specific gravity of 2.6. Green moss agate is found in India, and some other locations.
Quartz. Greenish-brown. Moss agates are associated with prosperity, success, abundance, congeniality, compatibility, healing, rain, restoration and fertility of plants, protection of the earth, creativity, confidence and strength. This stone is helpful when starting new friendships or when seeking a compatible lover. Moss agate also helps us communicate directly with animals, plants and all of nature.
A type of agate displaying a variety of green splotches with a little white or clear. Not much different than Tree agate.
Moss agate (also called mocha stone) is a semi-precious gemstone formed from silicon dioxide. It is a form of agate which includes minerals of a green colour embedded in the chalcedony, forming filaments and other patterns suggestive of moss. It also sometimes resembles blue-cheese.