Merlinite cabochon in a pear shape that measures 1-1/2 inches long by 13/16 inch wide by 1/4 inch thick.
Merlinite is a type of Dendrite Agate. Merlinite tends to have a milky opaque with black dendrites appearance.
Merlinite with this rich, milky luster is also called Dendrite Opal, Mystic Merlinite, Merlinite Stone, Merlinite Opal, Merlinite Dendrite Opal, or Merlinite Dendrite Agate.
Mystic Merlinite properties:
It is considered healing for conditions with similar appearances: nervous system, root systems, branch systems. An excellent choice for a gardener, a neuro-surgeon, or a genealogist. Also called Tree Agate or Plentiful Agate. Assists with any kind of growth and stabilization. Great for students who need to follow thought development. Also excellent for writers for character and plot development.
Peter Carl Faberge, the Russian jeweler best known for his exquisite Easter eggs, often used Dendrite Agate with Diamonds in his creations.