Agate, Tree


Nurturing Strength

Feel safe and grounded during challenging times.

Be more self-confident and find true internal peace.

Connect more deeply with Nature and Gaia energy.

Attract Devas and create a lush and healthy garden.

Let Tree Agate inspire you to grow healthy and strong!

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Healing Properties of Tree Agate

Spiritual: Tree Agate helps us to attain true inner peace and maintain it despite the occasional chaos inherent in life. It helps us to let go of our own ego and spiritual arrogance and instead recognize that we are all connected to the same universal vibration. Tree Agate helps connect our conscious self with the Angelic Realms and can help us deepen meditation. It can also be used to attract devas and other nature spirits to our garden or to serve as spirit guides. Tree Agate is attuned to the Root, Heart and Crown Chakras and is linked to the astrological signs of Gemini and Scorpio.  It is connected to the element of Earth and vibrates to the numbers 2 and 7.

Emotional: Tree Agate is a wonderful stone for anyone seeking courage because it inspires us to cultivate real strength and resiliency. It reminds us that we are strong and can weather any storm with grace and dignity, if we maintain our flexibility while also staying grounded. Tree Agate is an especially good stone for anyone who sometimes feels powerless, but is ready to stand up for themselves. This makes it a particularly beneficial stone for children who have been emotionally traumatized and need to heal and grow strong.

Mental: Tree Agate awakens the warrior within us, allowing us to accurately assess situations and deal with them in the most appropriate manner. It encourages us to be spontaneous and open to creative inspiration. Tree Agate is especially good at helping us to analyze the link between our emotions and our physical body, making us more fully conscious in our decisions and aware of their effects. Tree Agate also reminds us to surround ourselves with positive people and to work together towards the common good. It is a particularly helpful stone for anyone involved in conservation or social justice.

Physical: Tree Agate is highly recommended as an all-around healing stone and can often be used anywhere that Snow Quartz might be used to amplify the energy of other crystals. Metaphysical healers use it strengthen the immune system and help maintain physical vibrancy. It is also believed to help prevent infections, making it potentially a valuable tool for treating any auto-immune disease where preventing infections is critical.

Always use wisdom when considering crystal therapies for healing.

Mineralogy of Tree Agate

Raw Tree Agate
Raw Tree Agate

Mineral Family: Tectosilicate 

Chemical Composition: SiO2
Cleavage: None
Color: Colorless Agate with green (chlorite) and red/brown (iron hornblende) inclusions
Crystal System: Hexagonal/trigonal
Form/Habit: Cryptocrystalline
Fracture: None
Gravity: 2.6-2.64
Hardness: 6.5-7
Luminescence: Green (long wave) / Yellowish-white (short wave)
Luster: Vitreous
Streak: White
Transparency: Translucent, opaque

Location: Tree Agates may be found wherever Snow Quartz and other varieties of Dendritic Agate are found. The majority of Tree Agates on the market are from Botswana, Brazil, and the United States.

Tree Agate mine location

Mineral Family: Despite its name, Tree Agate is actually a variety of Quartz, which is in turn a Silicate mineral. Silicate minerals are the largest family of minerals, including more than 25% of all known minerals and 40% of all common minerals. In addition to being a major part of the Earth’s crust, Silicate minerals have also been found on the moon and in meteorites. Silicates are minerals which contain the elements Silicon (a light gray shiny metal) and Oxygen (a colorless gas). Together, these two elements form a tetrahedron – a shape similar to a pyramid – with a Silicon atom in the center and Oxygen atoms at each of the four corners. These tetrahedra connect with other chemical structures, in six different ways, to form various minerals and rocks. There are six main groups of Silicate minerals, and these main groups are further subdivided into secondary subdivisions, such as Quartz and Feldspar. Quartz is a large mineral family in its own right and its members come in every shade of the rainbowTree Agate is a form of Snow Quartz with green maganese (dendritic) inclusions.

Formation: Tree Agate is created when liquid magma from a volcanic explosion cools down and transforms into igneous rock. During this cooling down period, silica acid bubbles shift from being a gas/liquid into a solid compound. The bubble becomes a hollow space in the igneous rock and the silica acid becomes Quartz crystals. On occasion, other minerals might also be present in the hollow space and thus become inclusions within the Quartz.

Mining:  Quartz is a commonly found secondary mineral in many kinds of commercial mines. Any mine that produces Clear Quartz or colored Quartz crystals is almost certain to also produce Snow Quartz as well. Occasionally the Snow Quartz may have inclusions, such as the maganese which makes Tree Agate distinctive. 

Enhancements: All Tree Quartz are fully natural, enhanced only by tumbling, cutting, and polishing.

Synonyms: Dendritic Agate, Dendritic Snow Quartz, Dendritic Chalcedony

Map courtesy of TravelBlog
Photos:Raw Tree Agate

History of Tree Agate

summer treeTree Agate is a relatively “new” healing stone whose properties have only recently begun to be explored. As a result, it was not included in early lapidaries, texts which describe gemstones and their powers. However, many other types of Agate have rich histories. It is certainly possible that Tree Agate may have used by indigenous cultures for ornaments as well as for healing and spiritual purposes.

For more information on the history of Agate see: Blue Lace Agate, Botswana Agate, and Fire Agate

To learn more about Tree Agate, you may also want to explore: Dendritic Agate and Snow Quartz

Photos:Summer Tree

Ethically Sourced Tree Agate


The Miners sell directly to the Lapidary.

The Lapidary sells directly to Moonrise Crystals.

Moonrise Crystals sells directly to you.






The Supply Chain

The Supply Chain is short and clean.

The Mine and Lapidary are located in the same country.



The Mine

This Tree Agate comes from a small mine in South Africa. 

The exact mine is unknown, but most likely caused only minor environmental damage

and had relatively safe conditions for workers.

Learn More: Ethical Mining



The Lapidary

This Tree Agate was polished in Cape Town, South Africa.

The Lapidary is a family-owned business, founded by father and passed on to his sons.

Factory workers have safe conditions and are paid fairly.

The Lapidary is also the direct-importer & sells primarily at large gem shows.

Learn More: Ethical Lapidary


Sourcing Relationship

I have been doing business with this source since 2014.  They are the oldest tumbling company in the world and have more varieties, in more sizes, than any other known source.  The company started in California in the 1950s and was eventually bought by a British immigrant who had young sons.  Eventually the company moved to South Africa in order to be closer to the source of their best-selling stone and to have the legal rights to export it.  The company is now run by the sons and their childhood best friend.

The current owners visit many small and industrial-size mines personally.  For artisanal-mined deposits in sub-Sahara Africa, the owners work with Gem Dealers who deal directly with the part-time miners.  The majority of these Gem Dealers are women.  Some, but not all, of their stones are labeled with country-of-origin.  For those that aren’t, I ask the owners directly.  As I’ve learned more about mining practices in individual countries, I have become increasingly selective about what I will purchase from them.  However, they remain my preferred source for most of the stones I sell from sub-Sahara Africa.

Safe Handling of Tree Agate

Tree Agate

What You’ll Receive: A 100% natural Tree Agate

Selection Process: The stone I select for you will be carefully chosen for its beauty and appeal.  If combined with other stones, I always take time to choose stones that look and feel good together.

Origin: South Africa

Polishing Method: Drum tumbled. Each stone is unique and minor variations are what makes them beautiful.


  • Color: Multi-colored, ranges from purple-blue to orange-pink.  Most pieces have bands and whorls in a variety of colors.
  • Polish: Shiny and mostly smooth.  On some pieces the green Dendritic markings have a slightly rough texture.
  • Quality: AA
  • Shape: Irregular tumbled shapes
  • Size: Average size is 1 in / 25 mm
  • Transparency: Opaque
  • Weight: Average weight is 0.3 oz / 8.5 g / 75 carats

Shipping: Next business day – Domestic First Class averages 3-7 days.  International First Class averages 2-3 weeks.


  1. Blake D (Indiana)

    Loved our first order. The most potent and deep stones we have purchased. Have referred already to a family member and grateful for your shop to have somewhere to confidently refer her and other family to

  2. Hedy L. (Hong Kong)

    The lovely crystals have safely arrived and all of them are special. Thank you for introducing these well-cared crystals to us.

  3. Helen F. (Georgia)

    It’s a lovely piece glad to have it.

  4. Samantha H. (Hawaii)

    Thank you so so very much! We just received them today and they are perfect.

  5. Julia G. (Massachusetts)

    It is really important to me that my crystals are ethically sourced and I was so happy to find this shop! The crystal came nicely packaged and with extra information. I will buy from this store in the future! 🙂

  6. Heather S. (Pennsylvania)

    Always so happy with every single purchase. And Julie, I can’t say enough about her. She’s lovely.

  7. Laura D. (New Jersey)

    The crystals arrived a few days ago and have already become good friends 🙂

  8. Eryn S. (Washington)

    thank you for all the beautiful crystals, they all connected with me in some way and they all truly do look so nice together as well. It makes me really relieved knowing the ethical practices you hold as well because I feel that makes the crystals so much more positive and the energy seems so pure.

  9. Kristin J. (Georgia)

    Today I had the pleasure of opening my own latest package of crystalline goodness from your shop :). I am officially in love with everything you picked out for me. Thank you. Julie!

    I cannot decide which of the crystals feels the best today. Every time I hold one of them and switch to another my brain just sighs with happiness. The Tree Agate is so sweet.

  10. Beth S. (Kentucky)

    This Tree Agate’s markings do look like tree branches on one side of the stone, and the other sides suggest Sung Dynasty paintings of forested mountain landscapes. It’s a wonderful little stone that I look forward to working with.

  11. Bernadette V. (New Hampshire)

    Gorgeous stone. Great quality. Thank you Julie for the delicious tea & pen.

  12. Jayme M. (Massachusetts)

    Fast shipping!! Beautiful stone!! Awesome communication!! Thankyou so much!!:)

  13. Jayme M (Montana)

    Julie!I love the tree agate! It’s gorgeous!You helped me pick an awesome one!!

  14. Cristal H. (Washington)

    Thank you….great item

  15. Angel P. (Pennsylvania)

    Beautiful crystal beautiful vibrations extremely happy recommend seller thank u!

  16. Kerensa D. (Pennsylvania)

    Beautiful! Awesome seller! Fast shipping. Thank you.

  17. Regina V. (Florida)

    Luv the card re: stone helps 2 identify it & remember energetic properties

  18. Ammy B. (Iowa)

    As described. Pretty. Thank you!

  19. Angie H. (Idaho)

    Love this stone!

  20. Jennifer S. (Colorado)

    Attractive stone with a wonderful mixture of dark forest green and white. Thank you!

  21. Denise O. (New York)

    Lovely stone! So pleased! Thank you for your graciousness.

  22. Kerensa D. (Pennsylvania)

    Beautiful stone. Will be back! Great seller. A+++ Thankyou!

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