Crystal system: Hexagonal. Cell salt: A native mineral ore, usually with some antimony, iron, nickel, silver and sulphur. Colour: Tin white, quickly tarnishing to dark grey; evolved specimens are orange-red with a metallic glow. Energy: Electric. Element: Fire, air and earth. Planet/sign: Jupiter/Sagittarius; Mercury/Virgo. CAUTION: The fumes of arsenic crystal are poisonous, so take care to avoid breathing the fumes. Arsenic is deadly, if taken internally. Uses: Despite the potential danger, this stone happens to be an excellent diagnostic tool for getting to the root of disruptive mental and … Continue reading
Crystal system: Tetragonal. Cell salt: Hydrous calcium, potassium fluorosilicate, often with a small amount of iron and nickel. Colour: Ranges from clear to white, grey, green, yellow and red, often with a pearly cast on cleavage. Energy: Magnetic. Element: Earth. Planet/sign: Saturn/Capricorn; Mars/Aries; Mars- Pluto/Scorpio. Uses: Use Apophyllite crystal to re-evaluate spiritual, mental, emotional and material resources and values. This stone brings victory through perseverance. The clear and red crystals strengthen mental clarity and insight. Grey stones may be used to neutralize the opposition. Pale aqua or green Apophyllite … Continue reading
Crystal system: Hexagonal. Cell salt: Potassium sulphate, often with other elements. Colour: Colourless or white. Energy: Neutral; magnetic. Element: Air and fire. Planet/sign: Mercury/Virgo (exact cell salt equivalent); also Jupiter/Sagittarius. Uses: Aphtitalite may be used to promote unity and harmony of the body, mind and soul, as this stone balances the flow of cosmic energy throughout the body- earth. Use Aphtitalite when you are feeling down, to encourage feelings of contentment and self- assurance.
Crystal system: Hexagonal. Cell Salt: Calcium-fluorine-hydroxyl phosphate, often with small amounts of manganese and cerium. Colour: Varying hues of green, brown, red, yellow, violet and pink, as well as white. Energy: Electromagnetic. Element: Fire, air and earth. Planet/sign: Jupiter/Sagittarius; Mercury/Virgo. Uses: Apatite is “mind over matter” stone. It helps to quieten emotional stress, especially during the more difficult phases of transformative incidents, such as divorce and death. The influence of the green, brown, red, violet, pink, white and clear stones is dissolving, while that of pale yellow Apatite crystals, … Continue reading
Crystal system: Orthorhombic. Cell salt: Native, sometimes containing arsenic, iron and silver. Colour: Tin-white to light steel-grey. Energy: Electric. Element: Fire. Planet/sign: Sun/Leo. Uses: This metallic mineral may be worn by the person for vitality, protection and improved blood circulation.
Crystal system: Hexagonal. Cell salt: Silicon Dioxide. Colour: Clear; sometimes translucent; milky white or beige. Energy: Electric. Element: Fire. Planet/sign: Sagittarius/Jupiter. Uses: Ant Hill Crystals expand and awaken the mind and soul through memory. These stones may be found at any ant hill; the bigger the ants, the larger the crystals. Try this Ant Hill Crystal medicine: Gather Ant Hill Crystals; remembering to ask permission and thank the ants. Create your own rattle (an empty aluminium soft drink can work wonders). Place the Ant Hill Crystals inside and shake it … Continue reading
Crystal system: Orthorhombic. Cell salt: Calcium sulphate. Colour: Ranges from white, grey, blue, red, or brick red to lavender; may appear translucent or fluorescent. Energy: Electric. Element: Fire. Planet/sign: Mars-Pluto/Scorpio (exact cell salt equivalent); Sun/Leo. Uses: The main function of Anhydrite is to assist in breaking down old habit patterns by bringing secrets buried deep within the soul to light. This stone will also open the heart centre by arousing sympathy for the human condition.
Crystal system: Amber is amorphous and not linked with any specific system. Cell salt: It is not any specific cell salt. Amber is a fossil resin found in alluvian soils, coniferous trees and on some seashores. Colour: Translucent yellow, honey-coloured, or brownish yellow resembling mummified insect and/ or plant inclusions. Energy: Electric. Element: Fire. Planet/sign: Sun/Leo; Mercury. Uses: Amber may be used to increase vitality, motivation and creativity. It is a powerful amulet when worn for protection, especially when carved in the shape of your totem animal. Wear Amber to … Continue reading