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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 Quartz
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.
Emerald is a Beryl, Berillium Aluminum Silicate. Metaphysical Properties: Loyalty, sensitivity. Enhances memory and mental capacity. Eliminates negativity, and allows one to focus. Brings harmony to all aspects of life. Chakra: Heart
Epidote is a basic calcium, aluminum, iron silicate. Metaphysical Attributes: Enhances perception and personal power. Excellent for attunement in all aspects of awareness, improvement, abundance, and healing.
Eudialyte is a somewhat rare, cyclosilicate mineral, which forms in alkalineigneous rocks. Eudialyte has a significant content of rare earth elements. Metaphysical Properties: Love and life force. Harmony and balance. Helps to relieve stress, and to let go those negative emotions that hold you back from positive change in your life. Enhances creativity. Brings experiences of synchronicity into your life.
These stones and their curious forms are phenomena in certain regions of northern Quebec, Canada. The North American native people named them fairy stones. Many people today liken their forms to abstract art. They have a soft feel and are addictive to hold.
The "flame" is caused by inclusions of thin layers of iridescent limonite. Metaphysical Properties: spritiual flame, perfection. Protects and dispels fears. Progression, advancement, inspiration. Astrological Sign: Aries. Take your Fire Agate outdoors into natural sunlight to view the fire!
Fluorite occurrs in a variety of colors, including colorless, green, blue, purple, magenta, pink, yellow, or a combination of several colors. Metaphysical Properties: Flourite offers a stabilizing energy, facilitating order, balance, and healing. Excellent for clarity of mind, objectivity, concentration, and meditation.
Fuchsite denotes the green variety of Muscovite. Metaphysical Properties: Fuchsite aids in the assessment of personal issues, enhances knowledge and decision making. Corresponding Chakra: Heart
Garnet is a group of aluminum silicates and calcium silicates. Hardness: 6.5 - 7.5. Garnet is the stone of health, commitment, devotion, and passion. Stimulates Kundalini, assists in flow of energy.
Halite The word Halite comes from the Greek word for salt, "hals." Metaphysical Properties: Halite enhances good will, elevates mood and dimishes negativity. Halite also incites initiative and independent thought.
Hematite is composed of iron oxide, Fe02. Metaphysical Properties: Hematite enhances mental activity. Balances yin/yang energies and emotions. Dissolves negativity. Grounding.
Hemimorphite Metaphysical Properties include: enhancing self-esteem, while at the same time decreasing any sense of self-centeredness. Assists in self-transformation, personal evolution, and maintains health. Helps build personal positive traits.
Herkimer Diamonds are a particular formation of Quartz Crystal. Metaphysical Properties: Harmony, awareness, spontaneity. Crystal of attunement. Stimulates clairvoyance, and telepathic communication. Can store information/emotions. Alleviates tension.
Howlite is Hydrated Calcium Silico-Borate. Hardness: 3 1/2. Metaphysical Properties: Howlite is the stone of memory, knowledge, and progress. Encourages reasoning, observation, discernment, patience, and tact.
Iron Pyrite is Iron Disulfide, often with substantial amounts of nickel and cobalt Hardness: 6 - 6 1/2. Commonly known as "fool's gold." Metaphysical Properties: Stone of protection. Wards off negative energy and physical danger. Stimulates intellect, enhances memory.
Jade consists of tremolite and actinolite. Hardness: 5-6. Metaphysical Properties: Jade balances male/female energies. Stone of protection, provides barrier against attacks and illness. Encourages meditative travel. Helps in making the dream process productive and healing.
Jasper is a form of Chalcedony. Hardness: 7. Metaphysical Properties: stone of protection. Supreme nurturer, balances and stabilizes. Jasper has been used to ensure safe astral travel, and for dowsing. Jasper heightens awareness. Helps to cleanse and eliminate negative energy.
Jet is a form of fossilized wood, and is black in color. Metaphysical Properties: Jet is for protection, stability, stimulates Kundalini. Corresponding Astrological Sign: Capricorn Chakra: 1st - Root chakra
Kunzite refers to pink-to-lilac color Spodumene. Hiddenite is the name for green Spodumene. Hardness: 6 1/2 - 7. Metaphysical Properties: Powerful love energy. Peace and purification. Protects aura and dissipates negativity. Excellent for meditation.
Kyanite is aluminum silicate. Hardness: lengthwise 4-5, crosswize 6-7. Metaphysical Properties: Kyanite is one of only two stones which never need cleansing or clearing. Kyanite is a stone of attunement. Good for communication, mental awareness. Stimulates psychic awareness.
Labradorite's distinctive flash of irridescent colors is known as "labradorescence." Metaphysical Properties: powerful light energy. Used in facilitating astral projection. Stone of transformation and utilization of the subconscious mind. Promotes intellectual, intuitive, and mystical wisdom.
Lapis Lazuli is a combination of lazurite, calcite, pyrite, and diopside. Hardness: 5. Metaphysical Properties: Lapis Lazuli is a stone for acquiring wisdom, esoteric knowledge. Connection betweeen the physical and celestial. Awareness, attunement, intuition and psychic ability.
Larimar is a blue form of Pectolite. Larimar refers to the stone discovered in the Dominican Republic, in an ocean blue color, which sometimes exhibits chatoyancy. Also referred to as the "Caribbean Gemstone." Stone of peace, clarity, truth, and love.
Lemurian Seed Crystals are a poweful feminine energy source of unconditional love and healing of mother earth. Their love energy is amazing and beautiful. It is said these crystals were seeded by the Lemurians.
Lepidolite is basic potassium, lithium, aluminum fluorosilicate mica group. Hardness: 2 1/2 - 3. Lepidolite has been used as a source of lithium. Metaphysical Attributes: Transition, hope, honesty, reduces stress and depression. Chakras: Heart and Crown.
Lingam Stones are found in the Narmada River, a tributary to the Ganges River. Also known as Shiva Lingam. Known as a stone of the Kundalini. Awakens the major energy centers of the chakras, from the base to crown. Balances male (yang) energy.
Malachite is Basic Copper Carbonate. Hardness: 4. Metaphysical Properties: Stone of balance and transformation. Assists in one's spiritual evolution. Stimulates intuitive power, making one more open to change and advancement. Also represents fidelity, loyalty, practicality, and responsibility.
Man Made Minerals created in a laboratories. Additional interesting specimens for the collector.
Metaphysical Properties of moonstone include: Balancing, intuition,discernment. Feminine, lunar energy. Good for female reproductive system. Also has been used for protection during travel, and to bring good fortune.
Moqui Marbles are concretions found in sandstone in Utah, USA. They are believed to represent an extension of Hopi Native American traditions regarding ancestor worship ("moqui" translates to "the dead" in the Hopi language). They are called "Moqui Marbles" after the local Moqui native American tribe.
Obsidian occurs in volcanic lava flows, from silica-rich magma that has come to the surface. Metaphysical Properties: Excellent for grounding and protection. Obsidian wards off negativity. Useful for introspection - helps one to see where changes need to be made within oneself.
Onyx is a form of Chalcedony .Onyx occurs in a wide array of colors, although most people associate the color black with onyx. Metaphysical Properties: centering, alignment, self-control. Helps one to make wise decisions. Assists in the grieving process.
We carry several varieties of Opal from around the world, including Australian Opal, Mexican Fire Opal, Oregon Opal, and Peruvian Opal. Link to each Opal page within this section.
Peridot is also known as Chrysolite, and is part of the Olivine group. Hardness: 6.5 - 7 Metaphysical Properties: Understanding, recognition, openeness, acceptance. Provides a shield of protection. Good healer. Inspires happiness.
Prehnite is a basic calcium aluminum silicate, often with some iron. Hardness: 6 - 6.5. Metaphysical Properties: Stone for dreaming and remembering. Fascilitates contact with non-physical entites and extraterrestrials. Good for use in gridwork. Inspiration and prophecy.
Quartz Quartz is Silcon Dioxide, one of the most abundant minerals in the world. Metaphysical properties: the universal stone. Corresponds to all zodiac signs, a pure and powerful energy source. Receives, activates, stores, transmits, and amplifies energy. Stimulates and activates all levels of consciousness.
Rhodochrosite is manganese carbonate; often contains calcium, iron, magnesium, and zinc. Hardness: 3.5. Metaphysical Properties: Stone of love and balance. Assists in expanding consciousness, and healing Mother Earth. Balances emotions and male/female energies.
Rhodonite is manganese Silicate, often with Calcium. Hardness: 5.5 - 6. Metaphysical Properties: Balance, attunement wtih spirituality. Love, potential, dispels stress. Corresponds to the Heart Chakra. Rhodonite varies from a baby pink to deep pink, with black and brown veins and/or spots.
Rhyolite is composed of Feldspar and Quartz. Metaphysical Properties: Rhyolite represents change, variety, creativity, progress, insight, strength, and self-realization. Rhyolite is a stone of both resolution and clearing the way for the future..
These natural mineral Salt Crystals are millions of years old, and are mined 800 meters underground in one of the world's oldest mines of rock salt. Salt rock crystal is known for its ability to ionize the air, thus enhancing your well being and improving your health.
Rosasite is named after its discovery locality, the Rosas Mine, in Sardinia, Italy. Chemical Composition: (Cu,Zn)2 (CO 3)(OH)2. Hardness: 4.5. Metaphysical Properties: precision, perceptiveness, aptitude. Corresponding Chakras: Heart and Throat chakras
Soft pink in color, Rose Quartz usually occurs in massive form, rarely in crystal form. Metaphysical Properties: the love stone! Adds positive love energy to relationships. Compassion and forgiveness. It is calming, and helps clear anger, resentment, jealousy, and fears. Replaces negativity with harmony.
Ruby is a type of corundum, aluminium oxide with chromium. Hardness: 9. Metaphysical Properties: Love, purity, spiritual wisdom, knowledge, wealth. Amplifies energy. Protective. Chakra: Heart
Rutilated Quartz is identified as quartz crystal containing rutile crystals growing within it. Metaphysical Properties: Rutilated quartz is known to intensify the power of the quartz crystal. Excellent for astral travel, insight, awareness, and communication with that beyond our physical realm.
Sapphire is Corundum. Colors include blue, white, black, purple, yellow, and green. Metaphysical Properties: Joy, peace, beauty, intuition. Known as a stone of "prosperity." Supports the fulfilment of dreams and desires of the consciousness.
Selenite is Hydrous Calcium Sulfate (gypsum.) Hardness: 1 1/2 - 2. Metaphysical Properties: Mental clarity, insight, awareness. In meditation, can be used as a tool to aid in accessing past and future lives, by gently rubbing the stone. Beneficial to the spinal column and skeletal system.
Septarian Nodules formed between 50 to 70 million years ago. Septarians are composed of Calcite (The Yellow Centers), Aragonite (The Brown Lines), and the outer grey rock is Limestone.
Serpentine is a metamorphic rock. Metaphysical Properties: said to have been one of the stones used in the breastplate of the high priest. Provides clear pathway for the rise of the Kundalini. It can be used to clear clouded areas of the chakras. Excellent for meditation.
The coloration of Smoky Quartz is due to natural radiation occurring in its environment. Crystals can also be smoky in color from the presence of sodium. Metaphysical Properties: Dissipates negativity. Balances energies of mind and body. Good for meditation. Protective and grounding stone.
Sodalite is a form of Quartz, Silicon Dioxide. Hardness: 7 Metaphysical Properties: Logic, intellect, efficiency. Truth of emotions. Also good for fellowship, sense of commonality in groups. Corresponds to the Throat Chakra.
Spinel's chemical compositio is: Mg Al2 O4. Hardness: 8. Metaphysical Properties: Renews energy, rejuvenates, "stone of immortality." Red Spinel in particular stimulates strength and physical vitality. Chakra: Root
Staurolite is also known as the "fairy stone" or "fairy cross" when it occurs in a cross formation. Metaphysical Properties: Known as a talisman of good luck. Aids relief of stress and depression. Connection and balance between physical, astral, and extra-terrestrial planes.
Stilbite is within the Zeolite mineral group. Hydrous calcium, sodium, aluminum silicate. Hardness: 3.5 - 4. Metaphysical Properties: creativity and intuitive energies. Corresponding Astrological Sign: Aries
Stromatolites or stromatoliths ( from the Greek stroma, meaning bed, and lithos, rock) are layered accretionary structures formed in shallow water by the trapping, binding and cementation of sedimentary grains by biofilms of microorganisms. Stromatolites provide some of the most ancient records of life on Earth. Some date to over 3.5 billion years old. Stromatolites can exhibit beautiful patterns. Stromatolite can be considered either a stone or fossil.
Sunstone is a form of oligoclase, a feldspar mineral. Minute hematite scales produce the reflective properties. Also known as Aventurine Feldspar. Metaphysical Properties: alleviates stress, increases vitality. Independence and originality. Good fortune to those who wear or carry it.
Tanzanite is the blue form of gem Zoisite, Calcium Aluminum Silicate Hydroxide. Hardness: 6.5 - 7. Location: Tanzania, Africa. Metaphysical Properties: Protection, safety. Perfect symmetry of personal power and actualization. Brings together all aspects of communication and psychic power.
Tigereye is Silicon Dioxide, SiO2, chatoyant quartz. Hardness: 7. Metaphysical Properties: Grounding, balancing, earthy. Promotes optimism, psychic ability and intuition. Stimulates awareness and understanding. Has been used to attract and maintain wealth.
Tiger Iron is a combination of tiger eye with the mineral Hematite. Metaphysical Properties: combines properties of both minerals - grounding, balancing, earthy. Promotes optimism, psychic ability, intuition. Enhances mental activity. Balances yin/yang energies and emotions. Dissolves negativity.
Topaz is an aluminum fluorsilicate. Hardness: 8. Metaphysical Properties: Topaz is the crystal of love and success. Promotes individuality, expression, and creativity. Stores energy, thoughts, love. Activates first three chakras. Corresponding Astrological Signs: Sagittarius, Leo, Pisces
Tourmaline is a complex silicate of boron and aluminum, composition varies. Hardness: 7 - 7 1/2. Metaphysical Attributes: Inspiration, understanding, confidence. Balances male/female energies and the mind. Tourmaline occurs in a variety of colors, each with its own metaphysical properties.
Tremolite is a member of the amphibole group of silicate minerals. Hardness: 5-6. Metaphysical Properties: it is considered a regional stone and conveys the force of the region of the earth in which it resides. Can be used as a stabilizing and balancing force in chaotic areas.
Tsavorite is a calcium-aluminium garnet, known as grossular. The presence of vanadium or chromium create the green color. Hardness: 7 - 7.5. Metaphysical Properties: Knowledge and eternal love. Knowing oneself. Enhances channeling, visions, psychic communication, and contact with the spiritual world.
Turquoise is a hydrous phosphate of copper and aluminum, may also contain some iron. Hardness: 5-6. Metaphysical Properties: Communication, protection, grounding. Spirituality, connection between physical and spiritual planes. Attunes chakras.
Ulexite is also known as "TV Stone". Composition: Hydrous Sodium Calcium Borate NaCaB5O9 8H2O. Hardness: 2.5. Metaphysical Properties: Clarity, balance, actualization. Helps one to see clearly, solve problems, and find solutions. Chakra: Crown. Stimulates 3rd Eye.
Unakite is composed of pink feldspar, green epidote, and quartz. Metaphysical Properties: Emotional balance, spirituality. Facilitates re-birthing process. Good for healthy reproductive system and pregnancy. Chakra: 4th chakra, heart
Vanadinite Chemical Composition: Pb5(VO4)3Cl. Hardness: 3-4. Metaphysical Properties: facilitates mental processes, allows for a deep state of meditation. Promotes thrift in spending and order to one's life. Corresponding Chakras: Red - Root Chakra, 1st. Orange - Sacral Chakra, 2nd.
Vesuvianite is Calcium Magnesium Iron Aluminim Silicate Hydroxide. Hardness: 6.5. Metaphysical Properties: Crystal of loyalty and cooperation. Helps to clear negative thoughts. Dispels anger, depression, and fear. Facilitates a sense of self security and courage. Chakra: Heart
Wulfenite is a lead molybdate mineral with the formula PbMoO4. Hardness: 2.75 - 3. Metaphysical Properties: Promotes contact with the spiritual world and assists in transitioning from the physical to astral plane. Excellent for channeling and connection to higher beings and one's higher self.
Zincite is Zinc Oxide, and may contain manganese and some iron (Zn, MN)O. Hardness: 4. Metaphysical Properties: personal power, energy, creativity. Stimulates electric currents in the body. Promotes cooperation. Increases mental clarity and perception. A highly "charged" crystal.
Zircon is Zirconium silicate, often with some hafnium, ZrSiO4. Hardness: 7.5. Metaphysical Properties: Crystal of virtue. Continuity and balance. Promotes unions, be it emotional, spiritual, physical, or mental. Symbolizes innocence, purity, and constancy.