CRYSTALS AND MINERALS A - D
These pages provide information about the following crystals. We have a variety of crystals available, both in their raw form right from the ground, as well as cut and polished pieces. Our stock changes frequently, so look out for new arrivals. They are listed alphabetically.
Agate is a form of Chalcedony. There are many varieties of agate, some which exhibit beautiful colors, banding, and quartz-lined cavities. Agate is a stone of balance, precision, and perception.
Amazonite is a member of the orthoclase group, a variety of microlene feldspar. Our amazonite specimens are from Russia, Brazil, and Ethiopia. Amazonite soothes, harmonizes, and balances energies.
Amber is fossilized tree resin. Amber helps remove energy blockages, and strengthens the body. Excellent for enhancing altered states of consciousness. Corresponds to Crown and Solar Plexus Chakras.
Amethyst has been known as the most highly prized form of quartz. Amethyst is known to enhance psychic abilities and is excellent for meditation. Stone of peace and strength.
Apache Tears are a form of obsidian, which is volcanic glass. Comforts in times of grief. Also a stone of precision and analytical thought. Promotes forgiveness. Corresponding Astrological Sign: Aries
Apatite is calcium fluorine-chlorine-hydroxyl phosphate, often with manganese and cerium. Apatite stimulates intellect, promotes realization. Stimulates development of clairvoyance, and telepathy. Apatite Enhances creativity.
Apophyllite is hydrous calcium potassium fluorsilicate, often with small amount of nickel and iron. Metaphysical Properties: connection between physical and spiritual. Universal love, perfection. Facilitates astral travel, and seeing into the future.
Aqua Aura is gold-treated quartz crystal. Created by a process which allows molecules of pure 24 karat gold to adhere to the natural electric charge which surrounds quartz crystals. The result is a beautiful blue, irridescent color. We carry various types of aura quartz, treated with precious metals.
Aquamarine is composed of beryl - beryllium bluminium bilicate, often with sodium, lithium, and cesium. Aquamarine embodies courage and protection. Aquamarine also stimulates intellect, and spiritual awareness.
Aragonite is a carbonate mineral, a naturally occurring polymorph of calcium carbonate, CaCO3. Aragonite aids in centering, fostering patience, discipline, and reliability.
Aventurine is composed of quartz; silicon dioxide. Often Aventurine also contains tiny particles of mica, hematite or goethite. Aventurine embodies creativity, leadership, and balance of male-female energies.
Azurite is a striking blue color. Azurite is known for increasing psychic ability, insight, and creativity, and stimulates the thrid eye. Helps develop psychic ability, insight, creativity. Stimulates third-eye.
Black Biotite Mica from the Silver Crater Mine, Cardiff, Ontario, Canada. Biotite can come in enormous crystal sheets that can weigh several hundred pounds. Black Biotite is a powerful grounding stone, that is known to help one to see issues clearly and rationally.
Laboratory grown Bismuth from the United States. It is classified as a semi-precious semi-metal. Metaphysical Properties: transformation, progression and order. Corresponding Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Bloodstone is also known as Heliotrope. Metaphysical Properties: stone of courage, centering, and grounding. Helps one overcome distress and anxiety. Chakras: Root, Naval, Sacral, Heart
Archaen Butterstone exhibits evidence of the earliest forms of life on earth, in the form of micro fossils of blue green algae stromatolites. Metaphysical Properties: Grounding, hope, healing, perserverance, resilency, stability, connection to life.
Calcite crystals occur in a variety of forms, including hexagonal , trigonal, often resulting as a rhombohedron. Metaphysical Properties: powerful energy amplifier and healer. Aids memory, clears chakra centers, opens crown chakra.
Celestite is sky-blue colored brittle clusters of crystals, orthorhombic in structure, transparent to translucent. Clarity of mind, clear communication skills, balances energies, calming, harmonious. Excellent for use in dream recall and astral travel.
Chalcedony is a variety of Quartz. Chalcedony was a sacred stone of the Native Americans, who used it to promote stability during ceremonial activities. Balances energies of mind, body, emotions, and spirit.
Chrysocolla is a Basic Copper Silicate. Metaphysical Properties: Communication, inner strength, promotes harmony. Helps one attune to the earth. Chakra: Throat
Chrysoprase is also known as "Australian Jade." Metaphysical Properties: Grace, compassion, acceptance. Helps to balance energies. Increases fertility. 4th Chakra - Heart
Citrine is a form of Quartz. Iron is the element which gives Citrine its warm golden color. Citrine is one of the only stones which dissipates negative energy, and never requires cleansing or clearing. Warm energy, promotes optimism and attracts abundance.
Cobaltian Calcite is also known as sphaerocobaltite and cobaltocalcite. Metaphysical Properties: Cobaltian Calcite is associated with creativity, harmony and dispelling negativity. Corresponding Chakra: Heart
Copper from Michigan, USA. Metaphysical properties: Copper brings a harmonic connection between physical and astral bodies. Used to amplify and transmit thought. Known for bringing goodness and good luck.
Danburite is a powerful intellectual activator. Aids with communication and relationships with others. Helps remove toxins from the body.Pink Danburite activates the heart chakra.Clear / white Danburite activates the crown chakra.
Diopside is Calcium Magnesium Silicate, of the pyroxene group. Diopside stimulates intellect, academic learning, mathematical and analytical ability. Allows understanding of the duality within oneself, and recognition of feminine nature. It has been used to calm pets.
Dioptase is a basic copper silicate. Metaphysical Porperties: Clears and stimulates chakras, invigorates physical and emotional state with positive energy. Spiritual attunement. Stimulates memory of past lives.