This type of quartz contains inclusions or voids which once contained inclusions of a variety of needle shaped minerals, including rutile, black tourmaline, goethite, stibnite, asbestos, hornblende, and epidote. It is said to be a stone of wisdom, and brings non-judgemental insights to situations so that nothing needs to be repeated. It is believed to stimulate once in a lifetime experiences that instil deep human understanding. Sagenite is used to align mental discernment with practical application, giving courage to act the way we really think. It is said that the inclusions can act as a grab, clearing distortions and negative energy from the aura.
This pink to colourless stone forms in rosettes. It is said to allow a feeling of contentment and to give the knowing of anything is possible. It is a positive stone, bringing a sense of adventure and protection from negative influence. It is said that sainfeldite can improve our energy bodies when in distress, charging the mental processes and emotional balance. During astral travel, this stone is used for protection and for grounding of the heart chakra.
This brown to black mineral forms grains, masses, and rectangle shaped prismatic crystals. It is said to promote the attainment of solutions, and to work on the physical, emotional, and spiritual levels. Samarskite is a problem solving stone that brings the energy of getting to the bottom of mysterious circumstances, and detective work. It is said to help one with the learning of astrology, astronomy, and quantum physics.
This rock is made of compressed sand, and occasionally of petrified sand. It is a stone of creative exploits and is said to encourage bonding within groups and relationships. Sandstone is used to provide strength and to bring ease to movement. This rock is believed to eliminate discordant personality traits while encouraging a love for all humanity. It is used to discourage temper and argumentative thoughts.
This type of corundum is found in blue, black, white, purple, yellow, and green. It forms tabular prismatic crystals with hexagonal double pyramid structures. It is used to remove unwanted thinking patterns and to recall deep appreciation for natural beauty. Sapphire is known as a stone of prosperity, dispelling frustrating and futile actions in favour of paths to fulfilment of dreams. It is used to encourage better focus and to allow a radiation of energy from the conscious mind.
This form of onyx contains bands of carnelian. It is used to bring contentment in relationships, and allows for a rewarding experience of sharing space. Sardonyx is said to bring friend and good fortune to us, and it is believed to dispel hesitation and give new courage. It is said to be one of the stones on the breastplate of the high priest. As a stone of virtue, sardonyx enhances beneficial personality traits throughout.
This white, pink, colourless, violet, green, grey, blue, and red stone is found in masses, prismatic crystals, and columns. It sometimes shows a 'cat's-eye' chatoyancy. It is a stone of introspection and allows for looking deep within the self to find solutions to new and old problems. It is used to bring independence and to provide a willingness to change. Scapolite is believed to project into any area given, and with conscious focussing, the energy will distribute in the desired way.
This pale brown mineral is found in concentric layers with reniform surfaces. It is said to promote chance meetings with those you wish for, and has been worn by shamen for protection and to project the energy of the Sun. In ancient celtic times, Schalenblende was revered as a sacred stone and was used to bring good luck in travel. It is used for astral travel and can align one with the wisdom of these times. It is a stone of responsibility which allows us to realise we hold the keys to our own protection,
This white, red, yellow, colourless, orange, green, or purple stone is found in tabular and octahedral crystals, columns, and granular masses. It is used to dispel childishness and allows for the growth of serious thinking patterns. This stone allows one to take responsibility for self and action, with an understanding of purpose and function. It is said to provide a map to the heavens, and can improve astral travel. Scheelite is used to promote the feminine energies and to align the seven major chakras.
This colourless to white mineral is found in prismatic crystals, fibres, masses, nodules, and radiated filaments. I is used to access the network of unconscious information used in the spiritual world and that was used by ancient realms. It allows a thoughtful approach to relationships and a gelling of organisational processes. Scolecite is believed to be excellent for problem solving and can provide loving guidance and change.
This form of gypsum is colourless to white and forms tabular or needle shaped crystals. It provides for clear thinking and expands consciousness, providing good direction to life's activities. This stone has been used in divination and accessing the future. Selenite is said to reduce reticence, and to promote the activity which results in material gain. It is believed to bring acute awareness and to reduce subconscious assumptions by allowing a connection between awareness and the subconscious mind. It is used to promote one's strengths and to encourage a flexible nature.
This colourless mineral forms tetrahedral crystals. It instils confidence and provides for self sustaining responsibility. It allows a wisdom of the outcomes that our choices are a part of and is said to encourage learning. Sellaite is used to give further insight into life experience and in the realisation of inner logic. It is said to assist with astral travel, for use after the journey has ended.
This pink or red stone is a silicate of manganese, calcium, and sodium which is found in masses or elongated crystals. It is used to bring tolerance and to reduce feelings of jealousy. It is a stone of contentment which will assist in smoothing the atmosphere between groups, and is said to give insight into empathy for hyper-sensitivity and misunderstanding. Serandite is used to promote awareness of desired goals and allows for a greater involvement into the acquisition of them.
This blue mineral forms in granular masses. It is used to promote a sensation of calm and to activate the third eye chakra. It is known as a stone of serendipity and allows for patience in waiting for the right time for all things. Serendibite is a stone that assists in promoting trust and is believed to bring lucky finds through the intuition.
This green, black, brown, red, yellow, or white mineral is found in plated layers, fibres, masses, and crystals in which an original crystal has been replaced. It is used to raise the Kundalini energy and provides an opening for it to travel. When placed at the crown chakra, serpentine is said to conduct energy up into it. It is used to enhance meditation and was once used in the breastplate of the high priest. It is said to de-cloud the chakra energies.
This blue mineral is found in fibres and masses. It is used to activate the throat chakra and the third eye, allowing greater psychic ability and communication of intuitive wisdom. Shattuckite is used to promote channelling from the spiritual realm and is sed to protect against spiritual possession. This stone is believed to help one to reshape their own reality and provide wisdom into where changes are required.
This yellow, grey, green, brown, red, or opaque stone is found in rhombohedral crystals, tabular crystals, globes, plated layers, botryoidal structures, and masses. It is said to align all the bodies to each other, providing balance in emotional, physical, spiritual, intellectual, etheric, and astral matters. It is a stone of commitment and is said to encourage one's life work, bringing ability and determination to all activity. If one is confined to home then siderite is said to help bring benefits to the situation.
This metal is silver when polished but tarnishes to grey. It is found as nuggets, masses, dendritic wires, scales, plates, and needle shaped crystals. Silver attunes us to our natural advantages and is said to encourage quality of communication and to eliminate caustic personality traits. It is said to be a mirror of the soul and allows one to see self from the eyes of another. This element is used to connect the physical and astral bodies, which allows for the working through of unconscious fears.
This brown, yellow, or colourless mineral is found in masses and tabular crystals. It is said to activate the crown chakra and to sustain personal power, cleansing the aura and simplifying complex thoughts into manageable action. Simpsonite is used to assist in the emotional detachment from situations, and to provide insight into the causes for distress. This mineral is believed to reduce spiritual and emotional clutter, providing comfort and ability to live a simple life.
This white, grey, green, yellow blue, brown, or pink mineral is found in crusts, grains, stalactites, botryoidal configurations, masses, rhombohedral and scalenohedral crystals. This stone is said to provide comfort and ease of feeling, as well as a sense of leadership and motivation. Smithsonite is used when a solution is required to troubled times, or when experiencing a rocky start. It is believed to activate all the chakras and can draw energy up through the body when applied to the crown chakra. Smithsonite can be used as a replacement for any stone in a healing ritual if the desired piece is not available.
This translucent type of quartz is a variety of grey colours and forms in all the manifestations of quartz. It is used to clear the solar plexus chakra plus the minor chakras on the hands and feet. Smokey quartz can be used to quietly dissolve negative energies allowing for emotional healing, promoting a setting aside of worry and a gentle proactive attitude. During meditation, smokey quartz is said to bring extra clarity and focus as well as bring a protective field of psychic energy.
This blue, green, grey, yellow, red, purple, white, blue, or colourless mineral is found in grains, nodes, masses, and dodecahedral crystals. It is used to accomplish rational solutions using the mind, and allows for a generous heart. Sodalite can facilitate group bonding and grants a sense of purpose and togetherness. It is believed to encourage truth of emotion and allows a clear verbalisation of deeper feelings. It is said to open the door the universal wisdom and shows illumination on one's own subtle feelings.
This green stone is found in tabular hexagonal and prismatic crystals. It is a motivational crystal that gives needed energy when completing projects. It allows for great focus and is believed to give way to super human abilities. Spangolite is believed to promote patriotism and grant protection from danger. It is used to open the heart chakra, providing energy and protection from negative influence.
This rosey red mineral is found in botryoidal masses, spherical formations, crusts, and occasionally as crystals. When presented as a gift, it represents universal love, it is said to promote the building of friendships and to activate the heart chakra. Sphaerocobaltite is used to dispel negativity and to charge the aura. It is believed to allow access to past lives and the hidden wisdom therein. This stone is used as a vortex centre, allowing psychic abilities to fruit and providing a channel to the spirit world. This mineral is said to act as a mind projection tool and can help the holder with understanding karmic lessons.
This red, yellow, brown, black, green, or colourless mineral is found in cubes, fibres, masses, tetrahedral and dodecahedral crystals and sometimes spheres. It is used to bring harmony and equilibrium to the masculine and feminine aspects of an individual and is also said to bring awareness of ulterior motives. Spalerite is believed to dissolve inferiority issues and allow for conclusions to old patterns. It is said to provide insight into the truth behind information, giving discernment and intuition towards deceit. This stone is used to bring clarity of mind during meditation.
This stone is found is most colours and forms in flat wedge shaped crystals, plated layers, and masses. It is said to allow contact with heavenly energies, and to open and cleanse the chakras. The colour of the individual piece corresponds to the relevant chakra. Sphene is also used to promote a gentle action with other crystals which may have strong effects.
This mineral is found in violet, blue, yellow, green, brown, orange, white, and almost colourless. It forms in octahedral crystals, cubes, and pebbles. It is said to bring an energy of regeneration and to allow motivation and stamina for difficult objectives. Spinel is said to improve one's physical appearance and to promote a willingness to accept success. This stone is said to carry the energy of beauty and immortality, allowing for a continual rebirthing of self through life. Each variety of spinel corresponds to the chakra of the relevant colour and works to balance the personality aspects governed by them.
This grey to purple mineral is formed as small crystals and grains. It is used to promote family bonding and group relationships and to establish beneficial communication with work and social life activities. Strombolite is believed to enhance one's emotional well being and allows for expression of feeling while remaining calm. It is said to work well with the crown chakra and can also be used to create a grounding effect. During healing, this stone is conductive to universal energy and is used to align all the chakras.
This white, green, yellow, grey, or brown mineral is found as acicular and spear-shaped crystals, and as granular, columnar, and fibrous configurations. It is used for centring and promotes comfort in unusual situations. Business is said to go smoothly with the help of this stone. Strontianite is said to promote growth in all aspects of life and allows for deeper wisdom in relationships. This stone is used to relief one of stress and worry, and also promotes a willingness to change behaviour accordingly. It os said to enhance listening skills, stimulate the intellect and promote a connection.
This pink, purple, and violet stone is found in banded masses and a tiny crystals within quartz. It is said to promote balance and health of body and mind, and is beneficial in energy healing. This stone is said to activate the rising of the Kundalini and is a symbol of total universal love. Sugilite is used to promote forgiveness and can enhance the memory. It is said to dispel negative and hostile energy and to promote a sense of being free.
This type of feldspar appears as grey, green, brown, yellow, pink, orange, peach, and red. It is found as tablet shaped crystals and as masses. It is used to activate and cleanse the chakras, giving a brightening effect. It is said to allow for a clean and fresh feeling and to promote activity that results in this. It is a stone of independence and can facilitate meetings with spiritual guides. Sunstone represents the Sun and is used to bring abundance, warmth, and loving light.