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CRYSTALS AND MINERALS I - L

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.

 

Iron Pyrite

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

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

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. 

 

Kunzite

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

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.

 

Jet

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

 

Labradorite

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

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.

 

Lepidolite

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.

 

Lemurians

These crystals were found on the top of a hill that was to be mined for quartz. They were found in sand, independently of eachother - not as clusters.

 

Lingam Stone

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.