Turritella agate fossil is a variety of medium-sized sea snails with an operculum, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Turritellidae. They have tightly coiled shells overall shape is basically that of an elongated cone.
Turritella Agate is also the popular name used for a brown, translucent, fossiliferous agate found in the Green River Formation of Wyoming. It is easy to recognize it, because it contains large fossil snails found in the white-to-tan color that contrast with the brownish agate.
Where is it found?
During the Mesozoic (~245-65 million years ago) the ammonites, a relative of the modern chambered nautilus was found that are an important part of the fossil record, but they became extinct at the end of the Cretaceous period, the period of dinosaurs. The disappearance of these marine animals mollusk opened up environmental niches that were filled by a radiation of new species of animals in the Cenozoic era.
The Erminger (“Turritella plate of Ermingen”) near Ulm, Germany is a rocky fossil found in the outcrop situated in the northern part of the North Alpine Foreland Basin.
Metaphysical Properties of Turritella Agate
Turritella Agate (fossil ) is highly prized for its metaphysical properties. It overcomes negativity and bitterness, protect against danger. It also helps to adjust to transitions, and brings someone “down to earth.” It removes fear and alleviates self-confidence. It is the most renowned stone for keeping it at the time of emergency and fear.
Turritella Agate Uses and Purposes
Turritella Agate is a stone of personal attachment with one’s past – ancestry and the homeland. It helps to make a connection from where our ancestors came. As a record keeper crystal, it can be used to get an access to the wisdom of past and the past worlds.
It opens communication between the plant and mineral kingdom, providing access to information beneficial in healing the planet. [Melody, 100]
If buried in land, neglected or polluted, Turritella Agate brings fertility to the land and cleanses, re-vitalizes.
If someone is a frequent traveller, then Turritella Agate removes the fear while travelling and boost the self-confidence of the same. It is very good, if worn as a pendant around the neck.
It is an excellent fertility stone and increases chances for a female for conceiving and enjoy a better sex life.
Turritella Agate promotes inner stability, composure, maturity and self-confidence. Its warm, protective properties encourage security and self-confidence. This is a great crystal to use during pregnancy, and it removes the fear of “baby blues”.
Agate stops the worthless desires for things we do not need, and assists those juggling commitments. It helps writers express ideas in marketable and promoter form. It also helps young children learn to walk and balance their body