The names given to the different types of agate are legion and many have local significance only. Agate nodules are of worldwide occurrence. Each type has its own function and therapeutic purpose. Agate was collected in the desert regions around Jebel Abu Diyeiba in Egypt […]
Preseli Bluestone has a powerful magic aura, giving focus, stability and anchoring into the Earth's energy. The central ring at Stonehenge is formed from Preseli Bluestone, a spotted dolerite. Technically dolerite is an igneous rock (formed from volcanic activity) and is similar to basalt, but […]
The most popular colour for aquamarine is a clear sky-blue, but most are a bluish- green colour. This does not affect the healing properties, for both shades are excellent. Under this group may be added the clear green beryls, which owe their colour to iron […]
These crystals are truly amazing. They are easily recognised by the number of terminations all over them. Unlike other crystals, elestials have been formed in water, and this gives them their unique appearance. They are excellent for helping you through any emotional processing, and can […]
Obsidian is lustrous volcanic glass. The colour range and related names are varied. The intrinsic properties of the numerous forms of obsidian include the reflection of ones flaws and the promotion of a clear picture of the changes which are necessary to eliminate flaws. The […]
Fluorite crystallizes in the form of masses, grains, columns, cubes, octahedra, and rhombdodecahedra crystals. The colour range includes pink, blue, gree, yellow, purple, magenta, red, black, and colourless, and shades of all.
This mineral produces an energy which is predisposed to discourage chaotic, disruptive, and […]
Labradorite is truly fascinatingly beautiful mineral. It is a mineral whose charm is not fully noticed and may be overlooked if not viewed from the proper position; generally a drab-looking mineral with no special virtue until the colourful schiller is observed glowing on the surface.
Aragonite, a dimorphous form of calcium carbonate, which crystallises in the orthorhombic system, is very often twinned in its growth. It occurs as a deposit from hot springs and in association with beds of gypsum. The shells of certain molluscs are made of aragonite and […]
Lavender Quartz: A variety of Rose Quartz. In addition to the qualities of rose quartz, this mineral has also been used to stimulate the third-eye, to promote clairaudience, and clairvoyance, and to further communication on the physical plane. Lavender brings serenity, well being, peace and […]
Gypsum is a hydrous calcium sulphate, when well crystallised producing excellent transparent monoclinic crystals, which are often twinned in swallow-tail forms. Such crystals of gypsum are called selenite, for the crystals tend to show moon-like iridescence from the cleavage surfaces.
Pyrite is one of the most widely distributed of sulphide minerals, occurring in a variety of environments. It is present in igneous rocks as an accessory mineral. It is a common mineral in hydrothermal sulphide veins, in replacement deposits and in contact metamorphic deposits. Fossils […]