This feldspar variety creates grey, white, or yellow masses, tabular crystals and grains. Because of the plate formation that it exhibits, labradorite exhibits labradorescence which is a purple blue shimmer in the light. This stone is used to clear the aura, providing balance and protection. It is used to align the subtle bodies, and is believed to provide a link to the etheric realm. Some say that labradorite represents the temple of the stars, and carries the ability to sustain and provide support when developing one's ultimate destiny.
This yellow to brown mineral forms elongate tablet shaped crystals. It is believed to stimulate mental agility, providing stability and grounding. Lamprophyllite is said to assist in aligning the subtle bodies, as well as providing an energising effect to all chakras. This stone is used to bring awareness to unkind thoughts which could otherwise translate into unfair action.
This deep blue stone forms masses, dodecahedral crystals, and cubes. It is a combination stone, containing pyrite, calcite, and lazurite. It is believed that lapis lazuli has been around before time was born, and is used to attain admission to akashic understanding of ancient texts and wisdom. This stone is used to activate and unblock the throat and third eye chakras, and is said to be a stone of total awareness, promoting deep understanding and enlightenment. When an image or thought has been impressed on the shallow veil of the mind, lapis lazuli is said to bring relief. This stone is also used as a protective agent, providing support and guardianship.
This bright yellow to green mineral forms botryoidal aggregations. It is used to bring praise and validation to one's actions and enables a feeling of satisfaction in one's work. Laubmannite is used to assist in actively seeking new adventure and experience, allowing the letting go of what prevents growth. It is said that is attunes us to the good things in this world. Laubmannite is believed to bring about an ability to appreciate life in new ways and to bring about feelings of contentment and pleasure.
This yellow to brown mineral forms in wedged shaped crystals. It is believed to bring about victory and grants reassurances and courage when in challenging circumstances. It is used to promote stamina and increase endurance. Laueite is said to assist in appreciating the need to sympathetic action towards others, and promotes empathic understanding of other's situations. It is a supporting stone, and is used to assist in balancing of debts and hurts.
This yellow, grey, or red stone forms in prisms, columns, and radiating divergent clusters. It assists in bringing gratification , a sense of satisfaction, and a feeling of renewed purpose and vigour to one's activities. Laumontite is used to dispel unhelpful attitudes and synchronises events for change. It is believed that this stone improves clairaudient abilities, allowing a more direct assimilation of information.
This blue mineral forms in masses and small pyramid like crystals. It is named the stone of heaven and is believed to bring clarity with a purity of the loving energies of the universe. Lazulite is a calming stone, and is often used in meditation. The ancients would use this mineral as a worry stone, which was said to bring awareness of needed answers. Lazulite is said to promote feelings of self worth, and assists in the balancing of character.
This blue, green, or violet stone forms cubes, masses, and dodecahedral crystals. It is used to bring tranquillity and spiritual attainment, allowing an amplification of psychic and intuitive powers. Lazurite is used to bring connection to spiritual guides and assistants who can help with known and unknown troubles. It is said to bring power of superstition, dispelling fear and misunderstanding of loving and positive elements.
This yellow to colourless mineral is found as prismatic crystals and aggregates. It is used to bring awareness to futile thinking and opinions, assisting growth and furtherment along the right path. Legrandite is able to enlighten one as to the fragile nature of character and can pin point areas that need attention. It is stone that is believed to bring a sense of humility joined with pleasure, allowing a humble gratitude in life. The ancient Aztecs would use legrandite in ceremonies to ward off invading tribes and to bring an ending to violence.
This colourless mineral forms in needle-like crystals with a hexagonal prismatic shape. It is used to bring courage and leadership ability, especially during hazardous activity. Leifite is believed to bring awareness of the correct action in snap decision making moments, and can be helpful in eliminating the worst case scenario. This stone is used to bring further clarity in communication and in abilities to understand and perceive.
This yellow to red brown mineral is found as orthorhombic formations and crusts. It can also be an inclusion of quartz or amethyst. It is used to bring grounding during mental activity, and allows balance between the auric bodies. It shows us that through our own strength we can overcome anything in our path, removing negativity from mind and the aura. Lepidocrocite is believed to be of benefit to those in humanitarian pursuits, reinforcing healing, clarity of information, and teaching. It is said that this mineral activates and enhances the powers of intellect, intuition, and insight.
This pink purple, yellow, grey, colourless, or white stone forms in scaled aggregates, short prisms, and masses. It is used to open the throat, heart, third eye, and crown chakras. /it is said to be a stone of deep awareness, bringing a flowering of the inner wisdom and energies. It said used as a reliever of stress and provides an energy of renewal of sentiment and hope. Lepidolite is used as a transition stone, assisting and reinforcing the stability of self during times of change and unrest. It is helpful in the restructuring of life's activities. It is used to bring insight and wisdom to business and trade, providing a sense of self worth and honesty.
This white to grey crystal forms as masses, grains, cubes, cross shapes, and trapezohedra. This mineral provides an opening for us to connect with our auric bodies, and provides a gateway to further wisdom on the foundations of spiritual awakening. This mineral creates enterprising situations and assists in recovering that which has been lost. Leucite is believed to provide insight into the motives at play in communication with others, allowing appreciation for other points of view as well as effects of the physical plane.
This pale to deep green mineral is found as prismatic crystals, crusts, and masses. It is said to alleviate one from self inflicted rules that serve no or little purpose. It allows us to realise that we do not have to adhere to the expectations of others or self. Libethenite is used to promote freedom of speech and can facilitate the material desires into fruition. This stone is said to be a reassuring agent, allowing an appreciation of the new self over the old, allowing fresh eyes for new journeys. Libethenite is said to dispel procrastination and enhances motivation and speed of action.
Limb Cast / Fossil Tree Branch
Limb casts are ancient remains of trees that have had their organic material replaced with a mineral, usually agate or opal. This mineral is believed to give flexible structure to one's activities and provide abilities for astral travel. It is used to bring self to the edge of understanding and wisdom, stimulating the mental prowess and scope. Limb cast is said to promote endurance and provide ease of thought in action. Fossilised tree branches are used to allow for the shedding of buried tears, giving an opening to a fresh energy of healing.
This brown to yellow mineral is a variety of iron oxide, and is found as botryoidal shapes, stalactites, and masses. Limonite is used to promote stability and comfort, assisting in the transitions required to achieve it. It is said that limonite inspires a youthful energy and a thickness of the skin that protects from negative thoughts. It is believed that this mineral provides extra accuracy to one's intuition, and allows access to the great heights of the mind.
This deep blue stone forms in tablet shapes and aggregates. It can be used to active psychic energies and is said to assist with astral travel. Linarite is believed to provide boundaries to one's personality, and allows a moment to pause between thoughts and speaking. It is said to be useful in situations that contain elements of anger and confrontation, giving strength in definitive yes or no answers and by enhancing communication ability. Linarite is believed to promote rational thinking and the realisation of it.
This blue, pink, yellow, or brown stone forms as masses and sometime as orthorhombic crystals. Lithiophilite is a stone that promotes friendship, and builds reputation and accord with necessary groups for attainment in life's goals. It is used to calm the chakras and the surrounding energies, bringing tranquillity and balance to the energetic bodies and the physical realm. It is said that lithiophilite can balance and soothe the emotions.
This brown to black stone forms as grains, masses, crusts, dendrites, and rhombdodecahedral crystals. This mineral is a form of magnetite that contains magnetic polarity. This stone is believed to allow one to discern between the right and wrong actions and paths when confronted with choices. Lodestone can provide understanding and insight into the male and female aspects of one's character and allows balance of the mind and emotions, allowing full consciousness of the moment.
This red, violet, brown, or black stone is found as laminated tablet shaped crystals. It is believed to promote maturity and an allowance and gratitude for the benefits of it. Lomonosovite is used to allow and understanding of maturity in terms of inner peace and acceptance of what is, rather than an ability to conform to the flow of mainstream life. It is said to be a communicator between mind and emotions, giving clarity and peace to the communication of feeling and perception.
This green to colourles stone is found as small tablet shaped crystals and granules. It is believed to bring new energy to the heart chakra, bringing confidence and optimism to the notion of love, while clearing out old energies that hold back further growth. Ludlamite is said to promote loyalty and a willingness to master one's talents in order to bring advancement in all aspects.