Brown agate is a chalcedony meaning that this stone includes layers and banding of multiple colors. Layers of different colors are found inside the stone that is formed during the creation of brown agate stone. This agate is formed when lava moves slowly over stone, laying down layers of quartz one over the other. The temperature of the lava, pressure and weight cause forming of the layers. This stone comes with intriguing patterns and layers with a hardness of 6 to 7 on the Mohs scale. Secondary colors inside brown agate are often gray, light brown, light gray or white. This stone is also used by people who need to improve their attention to details, who are looking for adventure or just need to feel more positive. In the old days, people used to jewelry to bring good luck, fortune, and abundance. This stone is great for stimulating Crown chakra. Apple is nice size Apple, polished smooth. 4 in round and 3 in tall. Use for your desk or with meditation. Cleansed by us.