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  • Kyanite: Transmitting electrical impulses throughout the body (February 2019)

    Kyanite

    Kyanite is a dark blue, striated mineral with occasional colorless or light blue, green or pink inclusions. It is found mainly in Brazil but also Switzerland, India and parts of the USA. Kyanite is a blue aluminosilicate mineral, usually found in aluminium-rich metamorphic pegmatites and/or sedimentary rock. When found in metamorphic rocks it generally indicates […]

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  • Amphibole Quartz: A high frequency crystal (January 2019)

    Amphibole Quartz

    Amphibole Quartz, or Angel Phantom Quartz, is a rare variety of included quartz from Brazil. The inclusions may include Actinolite (white; more iron than magnesium), Tremolite (white; more magnesium than iron), Hornblende (pale grey/white), Riebeckite (grey), or Richterite (brown, yellow, red, green) in combinations or singly. The colors, depending on the combinations of minerals will […]

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  • Turquoise: Uniting Mother Earth and Father Sky

    Turquoise

    Turquoise, the traditional birthstone for December, is a light blue to sky blue to medium green stone found in copper and silver mines. It is a hydrated copper aluminum phosphate and grow as microcrystalline masses or nodules. It has a hardness of 5 – 6. Turquoises’ coloration depends on the amount of copper (creating green) […]

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  • Pyrite: Fool’s Gold, Wise Protector

    Pyrite

    Often referred to as “fool’s gold” because of its brassy gold appearance, Pyrite grows independently as a mass, as striated cubes, as dodecahedral crystals or as a replacement mineral supplanting many other minerals forming beforehand. It is a composition mineral of iron and sulfur. Pyrite acts as an excellent shield and protective defense against negative […]

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  • Vanadinite: Helping you accept the third dimension

    Vanadinite

    Vanadinite is a lead chloride mineral growing in small hexagonal crystals or fibrous masses. It grows as bright red0orange to yellow or brown. It can be transparent to translucent with a resinous luster. The mineral is soft, with a hardness of 2.75-3 on the Mohs scale. This is one of those minerals that you should […]

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  • Shungite: The Wonder Stone

    Found in only one place near Lake Omega in the Shunga region of Karelia, North West Russia, the mineral Shungite is a semi-hard black amorphous coal like material composed of more than 95% carbon. Regarded as a “wonder stone” it is said to kill and absorb everything that does harm to people and to concentrate […]

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  • Rhodizite: a powerhouse for empowerment and healing

    Rhodizite

    Rhodizite is a small stone with great power and potential. Reflective of our own human qualities, this little powerhouse resonates with the Third and Crown Chakras. It both adjusts and strengthens confidence and personal power. Rhodizite is a perfect mineral vehicle for working with the amplification of the new life energies we are all experiencing […]

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  • Jade: Solid Grounding in the Earth

    Jade

    Jade grows in a multiple of colors, but is most known for its deep green formations. It is not a particularly high vibrational stone, but more deeply enmeshed with the earth and the resonance of Earth’s formations and adjustments through time. Holding jade allows you to become settled or calm and in doing so it […]

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  • Aquamarine: Essence of the Angelic Realm

    Aquamarine

    Aquamarine is a pale blue to blue-green beryl. It is mined in Brazil, Afghanistan, Australia, Africa and the US. Aquamarine is cooling and calming. It can relieve depression, anger and negativity. Aquamarine represents an essence of the angelic realm, and creates peace to those who wear it or carry it with them. While wearing an […]

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