CRYSTALS AND MINERALS M - P
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.
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 colector.
Marble is a non-foliated metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite. Marble has been used for thousands of years as a beautiful carving stone.
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.