agatized fossil coral is known to bring good luck and was used by sailors as a talisman against bad weather. it has been used to help ward off the "evil eye". agatized fossil coral also attracts love and prosperity, particularly red coral, which is a stone of passion. creativity and optimism are also qualities that coral brings out. emotionally, agatized fossil coral enhances inner peace, strength, and understanding of purpose.
agatized fossil coral occurs when silica in the ocean water hardens, replacing the limy corals with a form of quartz mineral known as chalcedony. this long fossilization process results in the formation of a "pseudomorph," meaning that one mineral has replaced another without having lost its original form. has all the properties of agate.