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Calcite

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Rhombohedral

Attributes: Translucent and waxy. Often banded.

Energy: Powerful amplifier and cleanser of energy.

Spiritual: Links to Higher Consciousness. Assists in channeling and out of body experience. Allows soul to remember experiences when it returns to the body.

Mental: Connects emotions with intellect creating emotional intelligence. Revives hope & motivation. Combats laziness. Boosts memory. Enables implementation of ideas. Useful stone for Study.

Emotional: Brings serenity. Enhances trust in oneself. Strengthens ability to overcome setbacks.

Physical: Removes stagnant energies. Cleanses organs of elimination. Encourages calcium uptake in bones but dissolves calcification. Strengthens skeleton and joints. Alleviates intestinal & skin conditions. Stimulates blood clotting & tissue healing. Fortifies immune system.

Elements: Carbonate Mineral (CaCO3)

Crystal Structure: Rhombohedral - Trigonal

Calcite - Blue

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Rhombohedral

Attributes: Translucent and waxy. Often banded.

Energy: Powerful amplifier and cleanser of energy.

Spiritual: Increases psychic ability. Assists in astral travel. Assists in channeling and out of body experience. Allows soul to remember experiences when it returns to the body.

Mental: Lifts anxiety. Clears communication. Boosts memory. It fosters enlightened discussion, and eases communication between people with opposing views. Helps you express your views calmly & with tact.

Emotional: Brings serenity. Nearness of blue calcite is great for calming frayed nerves.

Physical: Blue calcite is used in crystal healing for the throat, lungs, tonsillitis, thyroid, arthritis, joints, and high blood pressure. Stimulates blood clotting & tissue healing. Fortifies immune system. dissolves pain

Elements: Carbonate Mineral - CaCO3

Crystal Structure: Rhombohedral

Calcite - Green

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Rhombohedral

Attributes: Translucent and waxy. Often banded.

Energy: Powerful amplifier and cleanser of energy.

Spiritual: The color green brings abundance and prosperity. It is a powerful amplifier of energy and can be used to cleanse the environment.

Mental: Assists in transmuting old, rigid and obsolete thought patterns, freeing up the mental capacity and lending a sense of balance. Assist in moving outside of our comfort zone.

Emotional: Assists one to let go of situations that are longer constructive. Aids one to obtain positive sense of being.

Physical: Absorbs negative energies. Boosts the immune system and aids skeletal health. Heals the ligaments. Provides a cooling and soothing effect in case of fevers, inflammation and burns. Assists the body in warding off bacterial invasion.

Elements: Carbonate Mineral (CaCO3)

Crystal Structure: Rhombohedral

Calcite - Optical

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Rhombohedral

Attributes: Translucent and waxy. Often banded.

Energy: Powerful amplifier and cleanser of energy.

Spiritually: The transparency allows you to see beyond words and situations. Powerful amplifier of energy and can be used to cleanse the environment.

Mentally: Clears the mind and assists in thinking freely. Revives hope & motivation. Combats laziness, teaches discernment. Boosts memory. Enables implementation of ideas. Useful stone for study.

Emotionally: Brings serenity. Enhances trust in oneself. Strengthens ability to overcome setbacks.

Physically: It double refracts the light that is incident upon it, when you look through the crystal. It splits the light rays in two, producing a double image. For this reason, it is often used in magic rituals to double the power of a magic spell.

Elements: Carbonate Mineral (CaCO3)

Crystal Structure: Rhombohedral

Calcite - Orange

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Rhombohedral

Attributes: Translucent and waxy. Often banded.

Energy: Powerful amplifier and cleanser of energy.

Spiritual: Assists one to transcend into higher mind. It is a great stone for meditation. Grounds higher mental energies into physical embodiment.

Mental: Instills mental alertness. Removes fear, and assists one to overcome fear, phobias and depressing thoughts. Assists one to achieve one’s maximum potential. It is said to bring laughter and joy in life.

Emotional: Brings serenity and has a very calming effect. Balances emotions and assists to overcome depression.

Physical: Heals reproductive system & gallbladder. Heals intestinal disorders like irritable bowel syndrome. Removes mucus form the system. Excellent pain management stone, it absorbs negative energies. Encourages Calcium uptake in bones but dissolves calcification.

Elements: Carbonate Mineral (CaCO3)

Crystal Structure: Rhombohedral - Trigonal

Calcite - Pink

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Rhombohedral

Attributes:  Soft, glowing pink with creamy white banding.

Energy: It has a gentle but powerful energy. Assists one to smoothly but steadily speed up one’s spiritual development.

Spiritual: In Contact with Angelic Realm and amplifies the healing energies.

Mental: Optimistic stone that offers hope & positivity. Also, sharpens the memory. Its Loving Energy Gently Dissolves Resistance. Heals nervous conditions.

Emotional: ‘Stone of forgiveness’ that releases fears & grief. Fills the heart with unconditional love & self-love. Aids self-worth. Heals inner child hurts & past abuse by filling you with a sense of motherly love.

 Physical: Assists in general well-being, heals bones, joints & physical heart issues. Prevents nightmares. Stimulates Blood Clotting & Tissue Healing. Fortifies Immune System. Dissolves Pain

Elements: Copper Carbonate (CaCO3)

Crystal Structure: Rhombohedral - Trigonal

Carnelian

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Tetragonal

Attributes: Translucent and often worn down.

Energy: Grounds and anchors you in the present reality. Stabilizing stone. Cleanses other stones

Spiritual: Removes the fear of death.

Mental: Restores motivation & gives courage. Promotes healthy choices. Dispels apathy. Improves analytic abilities & perception. Sharpens concentration and dispels mental lethargy.

Emotional: Overcomes abuse. Helps in self-belief. Overcomes negative conditioning. Protector against envy, rage & resentment.

Physical: Restores vitality. Stimulates metabolism. Influences female reproductive organs & increases fertility. Overcomes impotence. Heals lower back problems. Heals rheumatism, arthritis, neuralgia and depression. Regulates bodily fluids.

Elements: Silicon Dioxide (SiO2)

Crystal Structure: Tetragonal

Carborundum

Attributes: A manmade mineral, iridescent & rainbow. Scientific name: Silicon Carbide, it is one of the most abrasive known minerals.
Energy: Calming & gently grounding. It shields & protects, particularly in cases of electromagnetic stress.
Spiritual: Allows for inner expansion in an orderly & organised manner. In spite of the dark colouration of the stone, its general mood is light & happy. It is a stone that connects to all chakras due to its rainbow coloration. It aids in purifying the mind, body & spirit.
Mental: Encourages intuition & discernment of thoughts.
Emotional: Eliminates feelings of depression, anger, & relieves stress. It enhances positive communication & lovingly transmits thought. Also known to conduct electrical impulses, it aids by magnifying the energy of the healer & creating stable energy circuits.
Physical: It is considered to be a healer that shines light in all areas of your life, making it at par with clear quartz in terms of versatility of use. A potent vitality booster & is useful for relieving headaches, eye strains & any computer related injuries.
Elements: Silicon Carbide (SiC)
Crystal Structure: It exists in 250 crystalline Forms & the entire family is called ‘polytypes’.

Canvasite

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Rhombohedral

Attributes: Deep blue mineral generally crystallizes in a ball like formation.

Energy: Provides protection & confidence to undergo transformation, assisting with removing that which is obsolete.

Spiritual: Great tool for psychic energy & its deployment. Resonates with the 3rd eye & throat chakras, assisting one with discerning the truth & confident in their communication.

Mental: Aids one in understanding faulty thinking or thought patterns & provides one with the confidence of substituting that. Also known as ‘stone of truth’, allows one to accept themselves as they are and as a whole. When used in daily meditation the color blue assists one to develop psychic energy & retain psychic energy.

Emotional: Encourage joyous & optimistic emotional outlook.

Physical: It is known to heal the eyes, throat, kidneys & bladder.

Elements:  Its name ‘Cavansite’ derived from its chemical composition, calcium vanadium silicate. Ca(VO)Si4O10·4(H2O)

Crystal Structure: Orthorhombic dipyramidal

 

Celestite

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Rhombohedral

Attributes: Transparent, pyramidal crystals.

Energy: It is a teacher of the New Age.

Spiritual: Imbued with divine energies, it takes you to infinite peace. Contacts angelic realms. Urges you to enlightenment. Stimulates clairvoyance. Assists dream recall. Assists out of body experience. Reveals truth.

Mental: Calms & sharpens the mind. Disperses worries. Promotes mental clarity. Aids the analysis of ideas. Promotes mental balance.

Emotional: Promotes the beauty of the heart. Assists in conflict resolution. Creative stone for arts.

Physical: Heals aura. Dissolves pain. Treats eyes and ears. Eliminates toxins.

Elements: Strontium Sulphate (SrSO4)

Crystal Structure: Orthorhombic

 

Chalcedony

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Tetragonal

Attributes: Transparent or opaque, sometimes banded.

Energy: Nurturing stone that promotes brotherhood and good will and enhances group stability.

Spiritual:  Assists telepathy. Absorbs negative energy. Harmonizes body, mind, emotions and spirit.

Mental: Removes hostility & converts melancholy into joy. Eases self-doubt. Creates enthusiastic persona. Dissipates negative thoughts. Dissipates bad dreams.

Emotional: Instill benevolence & generosity. Removes negative emotions.

Physical: Powerful cleanser. Cleans open wounds. Fosters maternal instincts & increases lactation. Improves mineral Assimilation & combats mineral build up. Lessens effects of dementia & senility. Increases physical energy.

Elements: Silicon Dioxide (SiO2)

Crystal Structure: Tetragonal

Chalcopyrite

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Orthorhombic

Attributes:  Color range includes brass-yellow which may tarnish to green or iridescent.

Energy: Great mover of ‘chi’, the vital energy flowing in the body.

Spiritual:  Stone of the mystic, bringing information for self & others. Strengthens ones contacts to ancient cultures & universe. Often used to finding one’s lost objects. It also often disappears to accumulate information which will be beneficial to the user.

Mental: Excellent in meditation, assists in no-mind experience.

Emotional: Can inspire infinite energies of universe.

Physical: Assists in better “Chi” movement. Treats brain related disorders, to relieve pressure of tumor & growth. Assists in prevention of RNA / DNA damage can repairs. Assists in infection prevention and lessens fevers.  Reduces inflammation and promotes hair growth.

Elements: Copper Iron Sulphide - (CuFeS2) On exposure to air it oxidizes to a varietyof oxides, Hydroxides & sulphates.

Crystal Structure: Orthorhombic

Charoite

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Monoclinic

Attributes: Form tiny druse upon host material, purple & pink in color (sometimes with inclusion of quartz & manganese)

Energy: Provides a synthesis between the heart & crown chakras.

Spiritual: Provides transmutation of negativity & grounds the higher spiritual self. Fills the chakras with loving spiritual emotion of purity.

Mental: Awakens analytical abilities & precision. Stone of transformation and is used to overcome fears. A source of comfort and a symbol of endurance in adversity.

Emotional: Allows one to see that “as one door closes, another opens”. It is a talisman of accepting and letting go. A “bestower of good,” encouraging service to humanity, and for attaining approval of the Self.

Physical: Aligns the meridians in the upper body, assisting forward motion. Transmutes the symptoms of illness and dis-ease to well-ness. Lifts energy when one’s exhausted. Improves liver & pancreas function.

Elements: Rare Silicate (K(Ca;Na)2Si4O10(OH;F)H2O)

Crystal Structure: Monoclinic

 

Chiastolite

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Orthorhombic

Attributes: Known for its distinctive cross-shaped black inclusions of graphite. Also known as ‘Cross Stone’. Name derived from the Greek work ‘Chiastos’, meaning ‘cross marked’.

Energy: Strong but comforting energy.

Spiritual: It changes negative to positive energy & is a highly protective stone. Powerful journeying stone that enables one to safely perceive the higher & subtler levels. It bestows strength, power & perseverance. Also known to align the chakra system, elevating their energies, ‘lighting them up’ so to speak. The cross connects life & death, the very mark on the stone assist people in accepting the inevitable passage from this world with a strong sense of the afterlife & reincarnation.

Mental: Known to enhance spiritual awareness & uplifts ones outlook, thereby removing any negative thoughts or depression. 

Physical: It can assist with repair of structural damage of both bones & tissues. Facilitates proper lactation.

Elements: A variety  of Andalusite: Aluminium nesosilicate mineral [Al2SiO5]

Crystal Structure: Orthorhombic

 

Chlorite

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Monoclinic

Attributes: Green to transparent.

Energy: A powerful, positive healing stone, beneficial for the environment or personal energy field.

Spiritual: Wards off psychic attacks and assists earthbound spirits to move on. Use at crown chakra to align all chakras.

Mental: During meditative state, it can help connect with celestial beings. It brings the energy to enhance cooperation and stimulates ones personal affinity with “All”.

Emotional: This stone attacks anger, hostility and exasperation, and dissipates the dissenting energy. When worn, carried or placed in ones environment the properties are very uplifting and positive.

Physical: Assists in the elimination of toxins, useful painkiller. This stone encourages the proliferation of helpful bacteria. Also will Purify Aura and Remove Negative Energy.

Elements: Phyllosilicates (Mg,Fe)3(Si,Al)4O10 (OH)2·(Mg,Fe)3(OH)6

Crystal Structure: Monoclinic

Chrysoberyl

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Hexagonal

Attributes: Golden yellow, yellowish-green, transparent to translucent.

Energy: Grounding stone that provides a protective energy. Dispels unwanted energy from the aura.

Spiritual: Stimulates intuition & enhance awareness. Amplifies good luck and fortune.

Mental: Transforms negative thoughts into positive energy.

Emotional: Brings happiness, serenity, along with optimism, generosity & confidence. Enhances creativity & kindness.

Physical: Treats eye disorder & improves night vision. Relieves headaches, facial & sciatic pain. Aids the nervous system. Used to heal kidneys, pancreas, liver & lymph nodes.

Elements: Aluminate of beryllium with the formula BeAl2O4.

Crystal Structure: Hexagonal

Chrysocolla

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Orthorhombic

Attributes:  Green, blue, turquoise. Opaque & often contains bands or includes.

Energy: It is a tranquil and sustaining stone.

Spiritual: Helps meditation & communication. Invokes great inner strength. Placed at the 3rd Eye, opens psychic vision.

Mental: Assists to accept with serenity situations that are constantly changing. Improves communication. Encourages self-awareness & inner balance. Imparts confidence & creativity. Assists in overcoming phobias. Assists keeping a cool head.

Emotional: Beneficial for rocky relationships. Placed at the solar plexus, it draws out negative emotions like guilt & reverses destructive emotional programming. Dissolves miasmas.

Physical: Treats arthritis, bone disease, muscle spasms, ulcers, blood & lung problems. Detoxifies liver, kidneys & intestines. Re-oxygenates the blood & lungs. Cools & heals infections.

Elements: Hydrated copper silicate (Cu,Al)2H2Si2O5(OH)4·nH2O

Crystal Structure: Orthorhombic

Chrysophrase

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Tetragonal

Attributes: Apple green, lemon. Opaque and / or flecked.

Energy: Promotes Hope and gives personal insights.

Spiritual: Induces deep meditative states. Brings universal energies into the body.

Mental: Draws out talent & Stimulates creativity. It is calming and non-egotistical. Creates openness to new situations. Assists in overcoming compulsive and impulsive behavior. Opposes judge-mentalism. Stimulates fluent speech and mental dexterity.

Emotional: Encourages fidelity in business & personal relationships. Energizes heart & sacral centers.

Physical: Mobilizes heavy metals out of the body. Stimulates liver function. Excellent for relaxation and peaceful sleep. Enhances fertility. Guards against STDs. Treats skin diseases, heart problems & goiters, balances hormones. Elixir calms stomach problems

Elements: Silicon Dioxide - SiO2 | Variety of Chalcedony that contains Nickel, giving it a green color.

Crystal Structure: Tetragonal

Cinnabar

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Rhombohedral

Attributes: Crystalline and granular mass on matrix. Red, brown-red or grey.

Energy: Attracts abundance and increases assertiveness without inciting aggression.

Spiritual: Connects to the acceptance of everything being perfect exactly as it is.

Mental: Imparts fluency to the mind & to speech. Bestows an aesthetically appealing & elegant demeanor. Stimulates vitality & power. Also called the “merchant’s stone” to attracting abundance.

Emotional: Connects one with the source of all being. Promotes acceptance.

Physical: Releases energy blockages and aligns the energy centers. Heals & purifies blood. Imparts strength and flexibility to the body & stabilizes weight. Assists in correcting fertility deficiencies.

Elements: MercurySulphide (HgS)

Cinnabar resembles quartz in its symmetry & optical characteristics. Cinnabar is being mined since the Neo-lithic days (10,200 BC).

Crystal Structure: Rhombohedral

Citrine

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Tetragonal

Attributes: Yellow / yellowish brown or smoky gray brown.

Energy: Powerful cleanser & re-generator, carrying the power of the Sun. Absorbs, transmutes, dissipates & grounds negative energy.

Spiritual:  Highly creative. Energizes every level of Life. Activates the Crown chakra & opens intuition. One of the few stone which self-cleanses transmuting the energy within & around.

Mental: Raises self-esteem. Removes destructive tendencies. Improves motivation & creativity. Enhances concentration. Promotes inner calm.

Emotional: Encourages self-expression. Promotes enjoyment of new experiences. Dispels fears and phobias. Inhibits anger.

Physical: Stone for abundance (wealth, prosperity and success). Smoothens family discord. Negates infections in kidney & bladder.

Elements: Silicon Dioxide (SiO2)

Crystal Structure: Tetragonal

Clinoclase

Attributes: Colour Dark greenish-blue and typically drusy crystalline crusts. Rare crystal.

Energy: Calms, balances and grounds, and leaves the body surrounded by a protective shield of cool, dark blue flame

Spiritual: Clears and aligns the Chakras, often creating a sense of waves or shuddering in the body, and draws in and centres the energetic field, calms Sacral Chakra area, helping us to be fully present in our body.

Mental: Clinoclase has important properties to help work with one’s inability to love and be loved. It brings more understanding as to why someone has struggled with these emotions. Clinoclase keeps us calm and grounded. Helps with anxiety and stress.

Emotionally: Has a strong, feminine energy, which has been described as “gentle, yet determined”, when used in meditation.

Physical: Aligns with the throat, heart and upper heart chakra but effects all chakras.

Elements: Cu3AsO4(OH)3

Concichalcite

Attributes: Conichalcite has a vivid green colour that is hard to mistake for any other mineral.

Energy: A gentle yet intensely strong distance healer that activates life force energies.

Spiritual: Conichalcite stimulates intuition and is helpful when learning the art of meditation. It provides stability and strength during times of change. Also balances the heart chakra.

Mental: This crystal is an excellent stress manager & unblocks emotional wounds.

Emotional: Releases Karmic ties & cleans the aura of toxic influence. Enhances stability, strength & endurance. Balances the heart chakra it opens the spirit to powerful loving light. An excellent healing stone that teaches us to look for lessons in life & turns negative energies into positive vibrations.

Physical: This stone helps the body eliminate toxins and is useful in the treatment of urinary disorders.

Elements: calcium copper arsenate hydroxide mineral,  that forms in the oxidation zone of copper ore deposits.