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Scolecite

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Monoclinic

Attributes: Slender prismatic crystals. Colourless to white in colour.

Energy: Opens the network of information to facilitate communications with other worlds.

Spiritual: Connects one firmly with the spiritual world. Helps one realize subtle messages from the inner self & higher realms. Enhances lucid dreaming and dream recall.

Mental: Enhances cohesiveness in relationships and organizations. It enhances ‘team spirit’. Stone of inner peace and it aids one in meditation.

Emotional: Assists one to access the root of the issue and supports transformation of the heart to love. Opens the door to spontaneous expression of love.

Physical: Treats intestinal disorders and spinal dis-alignment. Assists one to expel parasites from the body. Assists to remedy eye disorders and lung issues. Can be used to dissipate blood clots to stimulate arterial walls and to enhance circulation.

Elements: Hydrated Calcium Silicate - CaAl2Si3O10·3H2O

Crystal Structure: Monoclinic

Selenite

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Monoclinic

Attributes: Pure white, orange, blue, brown or green. Translucent with fine ribbing (Satin Spar), coarser ribbing (fishtail), or petal like (Desert Rose).

Energy: Has very fine vibrations & brings clarity of mind, opens the Crown & higher Crown Chakras.

Spiritual: Pure Selenite is a link to the light body & helps to anchor it in the Earth vibrations. Purest white form has an Ethereal quality & is said to inhabit the place between light & matter. Enhances telepathy. Shows how current lessons can be resolved.

Mental: Assists judgment & insight. Clears confusion & aids in seeing the deeper picture.

Emotional: Powerful disperser & stabilizer for erratic emotions.

Physical: Can be used to form a protective grid around the house. Selenite wands can be used to detach entities from the aura. Guards against epileptic seizures. Reverses effect of free radicals. Excellent for breastfeeding & nurturing a child.

Elements: Calcium Sulfate Dihydrate (meaning has two molecules of water) -  CaSO4·2H2O 

Crystal Structure: Monoclinic

Seraphinite

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Monoclinic

Attributes: Green and silver stone. A type of clinochlore and is also known as Serafina and by its original name of Green Chlorite.

Energy: This stone has a sweet vibration that centers you and brings through spiritual energy. By meditating with this beautiful stone, you may discover that you make a connection to the angelic realm and you make a connection with the Divine Feminine.

► Spiritual: The energy of the stone may also stimulate an awakening of the kundalini. As it rises up the spine it will clear and activate all chakras.

Emotional: Assists in releasing emotional patterns and tendencies that no longer serve the soul and spirit. It brings an enlightened, joyful energy and allows one to react to life in a balanced, more harmonious way.

Physical: Energetically supports the heart and lungs, as well as any systemic illness or imbalance relating to cellular regeneration. It is a blood strengthener and aids in cellular respiration and the delivery of nutrients to cells. It may be beneficial in decreasing the growth and reproduction of all types of cancerous cells.

Elements: (Mg,Fe+2)5Al2(Si3Al)O10(OH)8 Magnesium iron aluminium silicate.

Crystal Structure: Monoclinic with some Triclinic polymorphs.

Shattukite

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Orthorhombic

Attributes: Dark and light blue, turquoise

Energy: Highly spiritual stone that heightens vibrations.

Spiritual: Brings in psychic visions & aids in understanding & communicating what is seen. Particularly useful in cases where past life experience has closed down metaphysical abilities. Removes hypnotic commands. Can clear past life curses & commands to secrecy. Strongly protective during channeling. Ensures that the purest course is contacted. Can be used to develop and expand one’s psychic abilities.

Physical: Stimulates the third eye & throat chakras, bringing them into harmony & alignment. Brings the body gently back into balance. Increases clotting properties of the blood & clears blockages from inter-cellular structures.

Elements: Copper silicate hydroxide mineral  -  Cu5(SiO3)4(OH)2

Crystal Structure: Orthorhombic

Note: At the Shattuckite Mine, it forms pseudomorphs after malachite.
(A pseudomorph is an atom by atom replacement of a crystal structure by another crystal structure, but with little alteration of the outward original shape).

Shiva Lingam

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Tetragonal

Attributes: Tan colour with various brown, red or grey stripes.

Energy: Due to the slow formation under the Narmada riverbed, it has an ancient but fast acting energy.

Spiritual: It intensifies the auric body’s vibrations, healing & aligning the 3 lower chakras. Because this shape has been worshiped for eons, one taps in into the greater unified thought form of mankind, ultimately bringing people together in awe of the almighty creator. Helps unite separated people.

Mental: Encourages to find one’s uniqueness & yet aids in experiencing being part of a greater whole. Activates higher mind.

Emotional: It carries a strong feeling of divinity & sacredness. Balances male – female energies due to its phallic & egg shape.

Physical: Enhances fertility, relieving impotence & increases libido. Alleviates any reproductive problems & relieves infertility, menopausal symptoms & menstrual cramps. Provides relief in gender based resentment & makes one confident in their being.

Elements: Crypto crystalline quartz with lots of Impurities.

Crystal Structure:  Tetragonal

Shungite

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Tetragonal

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Attributes: Black, lustrous mineraloid from Shunga village, Russia. It is the only natural source of fullerenes a.k.a ‘Buckyballs’ (which is dozens of Carbon atoms arranged to form a hollow sphere).

Energy: It has a strong earth connection & its ancient heritage means that it brings the ancient earth mystical energy into play.

Spiritual: Connects the root & the Earth chakras which, makes it a special grounding & protective stone.

Mental: Its grounding quality makes for an effective calming & anti-anxiety properties. Great to have during times of change & crisis

Physical: Because of its hollowness at a molecular level, it acts as a great filtering agent & thus makes a great gem elixir stone. It is believed to have almost all minerals in the periodic table buried in the hollow spheres, therefore giving it unparalleled energetic versatility. It’s a natural anti-oxidant which in turn greatly increases the immune system by absorbing cancer causing free radicals. It shields the aura against all kinds of harmful radiations, TV, EMF, wi-fi & cellular.

Elements: 50-98% of carbon

Crystal Structure: ‘Buckyball’ or Fullerene (hollow sphere or football) formation.

Sphalerite

Attributes: Mottled dark and light blue-white.

Energy: Unites logic with intuition & opens spiritual perception.

Spiritual: Stimulates the pineal gland & third eye & deepens meditation. Instills the drive for truth & an urge toward idealism, making it possible for you to remain true to yourself & stand up to your beliefs. Useful for group work as it brings harmony & solidarity of purpose. Stimulates companionship between group members.

Mental: Eliminates intellectual bondage, old mental conditioning & rigidity. Encourages rational thought, objectivity, truth & intuitive perception. It brings shadow qualities to the surface to be accepted without being judged.

Emotional: Releases core fears, phobias, guilt & control mechanisms that hold you back from being who you truly are.

Physical: Clears electromagnetic pollution. Helpful for people who are sensitive to ʺSick Building Syndromeʺ or to ʺElectromagnetic Smogʺ. Cleanses the lymphatic system & organs.

Elements: Aluminium Sodium Silicate & Feldspar - Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2

Crystal Structure: Cubic-Isometric

Sodalite

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Cubic - Isometric

Attributes: Also known as Blende .Yellow, brown, black, red, green, and colourless.

Energy: A balancing stone, male and female energies.

Spiritual: After using high crystal energy stones, this crystal is highly beneficial to use to aid grounding, as it will help you if you feel any of the symptoms of being un-grounded.

Mental: Using this stone can also help your own psychic abilities to open up, as it removes blockages that may have been stopping you from allowing your psychic gifts to blossom.

Emotional: Sphalerite is an exceptional stone, with a number of impressive properties. One of its most powerful attributes is its action to help to prevent nervous exhaustion and fatigue.

Physical: It is a good healing stone on many levels, but it is the role of Sphalerite to ground your nervous system that is its most beneficial characteristic.

Elements:  ((Zn, Fe)S) is a mineral that is the chief ore of Zinc.

Stibnite

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Orthorhombic

Attributes: Silver Metallic needle like fans and blades that tarnish, often wand like. Important: wash hands after use and do not use as gem elixir.

Energy: Uniting the base, sacral and solar plexus chakras. Creates energetic shield around physical body.

Spiritual: When used as a wand with focused intention, this stone separates out the pure from the dross and is an effective tool for releasing negative energy.

Mental: It is a totem stone for the wolf, increases understanding of animal and plant kingdom.

Emotional: Assists in eliminating cords from clingy relationships, especially after separation. As well as past life cords. Helps in times when it’s difficult to say no to partner.

Physical: Helpful for cellular memory, the oesophagus and stomach. Helps dissolve cold sores and infections.

Elements: (Sb2S3), Antimony Sulfide

Crystal Structure: Orthorhombic

Stilbite

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Monoclinic

Attributes: White, yellow, pink, orange, red, brown. Small crystalline plates or pyramids as a cluster.

Energy: Highly creative stone that opens the intuition & carries a loving & supporting vibration to any endeavor.

Spiritual: Grounds spiritual energy. Helps manifest intuitive thought into action on the physical plane. Aids spiritual journeying, protecting & maintaining physical contact while travelling. It gives guidance & direction throughout the journey. It aids in travelling into the upper spiritual realms bringing back the conscious memory of one's experience.

Physical: Treats brain disorders. Strengthens ligaments. Treats laryngitis & loss of taste. Can increase pigmentation in the skin. Traditionally used to counteract poisoning, a very potent detoxifier

Elements: Tectosilicate minerals of the zeolite group:
1. Stilbite-Ca  | - NaCa4(Si27Al9)O72·28(H2O)
2. Stilbite-Na  | - In the case of stilbite-Na, sodium dominates over calcium.

Crystal Structure: Monoclinic

Stromatolite

Attributes: Rock formation composed of fossilized remains of a microorganism known as Cyanobacteria. Golden brown & deep brown sometimes include grey, tan & banding swirls.
Energy: Frequency of this stone connects to the base & heart chakra. It cleanses these chakras allowing an increased energy flow.
Spiritual: It helps one to understand the purpose of life’s lessons & enables them to view as tools for personal growth. Assists with one to accept others for who they are. Aids one to live life with an ‘open-ness’ to move forward & not be stuck by past negativity.
Mental: Makes one to optimistic, positive & hopeful. Makes one gracious and light hearted.
Emotional: It brings profound emotional healing from deep within. It aids to wipe away the emotions of fear of losing, someone or something. Great too to alleviate past depressed emotions.
Physical: Assists with memory, eye problems, throat, teeth & bones. Helps maintain health in people especially people in their eighties onwards.
Elements:  Carbonate Mineral (CaCO3)
Crystal Structure: It exhibit a variety of forms & Structures or morphologies.

Sugilite a.k.a (Luvulite)

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Hexagonal

Attributes: Purple, violet-pink. Opaque, lightly banded.

Energy: Major love stones, Brings the purple ray energy to Earth.

Spiritual: Represents spiritual love & wisdom. Reminds the soul of its reasons for incarnating. This stone finds answers to all the great questions of life such as: why am I here? Where did I come from? Who am I? It’s a useful companion to spiritual quest of all kinds. Can bring love & light to the darkest places.

Mental: Aids in forgiving & eliminates hostility. Useful stone for working with groups as it resolves group difficulties & encourages loving communication. Helpful for people who have paranoia, schizophrenia or autism. Reorganizes brain patterns into positivity.

Emotional: Imparts ability to face up to unpleasant matters. Alleviates sorrow, grief, fear & despair. Promotes self-forgiveness.

Physical: Benefits cancer sufferers & it gently releases emotional turmoil. Draws off negative energy & lends loving support, channeling healing into the body, mind & spirit. Exceptionally good pain reliever (Manganese in Sugilite clears headaches & discomforts).

Elements: Cyclosilicate mineral   -  KNa2(Fe,Mn,Al)2Li3Si12O30

Crystal Structure: Hexagonal

Sulphur

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Orthorhombic

Attributes: Yellow. Powdery or translucent crystals on matrix.

Energy: Sulphur has a negative electrical charge & is extremely useful in absorbing negative energies, emanations & emotions.

Mental: Ameliorates willfulness & aids in identifying negative traits within personality. Softens the rebellious, stubborn or obstreperous part of personality that willfully disobeys instructions & tends automatically to do the opposite. Blocks repetitive & distracting thought patterns. Grounds thought process in the practical here & now.

Physical: Helpful in re-energizing after exhaustion or serious illness. Gem elixir is made with crystalline form by the indirect method & applied externally only. Placed on the site of the swelling, it reduces fibrous & tissue growths. Places in bathwater or as an essence, it can alleviate painful swellings & joint problems. Powdered sulphur can be used as a natural insecticide fumigant but, it is toxic to humans so a mask should be worn to avoid breathing the fumes.

Elements: Sulphur - S8

Crystal Structure: Orthorhombic

Sunstone

Crystal Lattice Structure:

Hexagonal

Attributes: Yellow, orange, red-brown. Clear transparent or opaque crystal with iridescent reflections.

Energy: Sunstone is a joyful, light inspiring stone.

Spiritual: Heightens intuition. An alchemical stone bringing a profound connection to light & the regenerative power of the sun.

Mental: Assists people who have problem saying no & continually make sacrifice for others. Removes codependency & promotes independence. Assists in overcoming procrastination.

Emotional: Restores life’s lost sweetness. Removes hooks from people.It is an antidepressant & lifts dark moods. Lightens the darkness of winter. Detaches from feelings of being discriminated against, disadvantaged & abandoned. Encourages optimism & enthusiasm, even the most incredible pessimist responds to it.

Physical: Traditionally linked to benevolent Gods & to luck & good fortune. Promotes vitality. Effective for season affective disorder. Placed on the solar plexus, Sunstone lifts out heavy or repressed emotions & transmutes them.

Elements: Sodium calcium aluminum Silicate (Ca,Na)((Al,Si)2Si2O8)

Crystal Structure: Hexagonal