Apricot Agate. Chalcedony: SiO2 Mohs: 6.5-7 Source: Botswana Apricot Agate is a variety of Chalcedony, which is a fibrous variety of Quartz and is distinguished by soft apricot and white bands. Apricot Agate is a stone of strength. It was used by the Ancients on the breastplates of armor to give warriors strength and make them victorious in battle. Energetically, it is considered to give strength in both battles and physically. Apricot Agate strengthens bonds between parent and child. It is a very protective stone. It is especially protective for children and makes an excellent stone for children's amulets, medicine bags, jewelry, or just to carry around in a pocket. Agates are said to be especially useful for protecting children from falling. Apricot Agate is useful for strengthening the immune system, liver and pancreatic functions.