Red or fire agate is an olivine chrysolite that is usually green in color.
Agate is a protection stone and possesses some strong grounding powers. It can help calm and bring safety and security. Fire agate is the perfection stone which helps attain spiritual fortitude. Since it is a fire element stone, is also helpful to improve sexual activity while stimulating vitality and is associated with the base chakra. It is said to inspire inner knowledge and to help resolve problems, addictions and other destructive desires.
Red agate may be helpful in healing the stomach, nervous and endocrine systems, reducing hot flashes and strengthens night vision.