This mineral forms in granular masses, column, and short pyramid like crystals that exhibit a variety of colours. It can range from yellow, blue, red, green, brown, white, and pink. Idocrase is believed to encourage patriotism and loyalty to community. It is said to instil a sense of cooperative effort and willingness to work as a team. This makes it a good gift for weddings.Idocrase is believed to allow deeper access to the intellect and abilities of the mind, allowing the dissipation of negative thinking.
This irony black stone forms as masses, acute rhombohedral crystals, grains, and thick tabular forms. It is a form of early Earth magma and is also a constituent of moon rock. Ilminite Is used to assist with ritual and methodical practice, allowing greater philosophical understanding. It is believed to eliminate ghosts and illusions, and is aptly termed as a stone of enlightenment when in crystal form.
This grey to black mineral forms in columns, masses, and thick crystals exhibiting diamond like cross sections and vertical striations. It is said to allow greater patience and give access to insight and information that an aid any progress. Ilvaite reminds us that success is only achievable with patience, and that we must continually be aware of truths presented to us throughout our experiences. Ilvaite is said to encourage unique elements of creativity and benefits the balancing of the emotional stability of all subtle bodies.
This stone forms in violet, blue, yellow, green, and grey. It cn be found in grains, masses, and short prisms. It is a pleochroic stone, meaning that is shows different colours along its axis. It is termed the violet stone, and is used to activate the third eye chakra. During astral travel, iolite is believed to bring guidance and healing. It is said to stimulate extra sensory visions and can be used for shamanic purposes. Iolite is said to remove discord from one's energy field, bringing harmony and tranquillity to life's endeavours.