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Abalone Shell - Helps us feel calmer and less afraid, allowing us more serenity and balance.  It's especially calming for those who are easily agitated or on edge.  It can stimulate fertility of both the mind and body.  It can help protect us from  uncooperative attitudes and actions. 
Actinolite - It can help shield and expand our energies.  This expansion helps us find a connection to "All That Is" and share in the Brotherhood of All.  When we use the stone it can  help us focus on an unwanted condition and decrease that condition.  It can help strengthen the processes of the physical body and allows it to accept what has taken place, bringing the body into harmony and balance.  It can encourage the spirit to explore new directions and gives  us awareness if you have strayed from your original goals.  It is a protective shield which helps to repel ones own negative thoughts.  It can assist the body to adjust to changes or traumas.   It is an excellent stone for psychic shielding, as it helps to expand the aura and crystallizes its edges, connecting you to higher awareness while bringing the body, mind, psyche and spirit into balance. It can be an effective aid to visualization and imagery.  It can help promote a feeling of self worth and strength while encouraging inner balance and patience. 
Aegirine - Black, Dark Green - It is an excellent crystal for generating and focusing energy for use in healing both people or an environment.  It can help to remove emotional energy blockages and enhances positive vibrations.  It helps to encourage sincerity in all that you do, it empowers the quest for your true self and the ability to do what is needed from the heart.  It is an excellent stone to help build your self esteem, especially for women.  It is a good stone to help us to concentrate positive energy to help stimulate growth and revitalize the mind.  It can help us to work with our personal integrity and convictions, allowing us to gain self sufficiency.  It's a good stone when things start to feel like they're out of our control and you're feeling disheartened and helps  when you feel powerless or scared.  It can be helpful in treating psychic attack or negative thinking, it helps to repair the aura after attachments have been removed and turns negative thoughts positive.  It helps you see the bigger picture, allowing relationship problems to heal, and helping us to overcome the grief of separation.  It is a truly fearless stone that can help us do things beyond what we thought we could and endure more than we thought possible.  This stone encourages following your own truth, without conforming to the ideas or ideals of others, or to group pressure, and helps you to focus on your goals wisely.  It can help boost the body's self healing systems, it also enhances the healing energy of other crystals.
Adamite - Yellowish Green crystals, usually on other minerals - Helps provide inner strength when dealing with emotional issues.  Helps us speak about our personal sentiments.  Helps give us courage when we explore the unknown and stimulates the conduct of business dealings, especially with the material issues of it.  Helps us with our "new" ideas and how to implement them.  It brings our intellect and our heart together to gain the stability of our emotions, loving and caring of ourselves and others. 
Agate – General – Helps with balancing yin yang energy, the physical being with the etheric, emotional, mental and causal bodies of the aura.  Helps with strength, courage, healing, cleansing, transforms and eliminates negativity. It can also be used to provide inspiration from and connect us with entities from  the spiritual realm.  It can help strengthen the sight, diminish thirst and promote marital fidelity.  It can help stimulate analytical capabilities and precision in our lives.  It can help stimulate our innate talents and ingenuity.  See also Chalcedony properties.
Agate - Apricot - Orange to Cream coloring, often with swirls of color. -  It can help strengthen the mind and body by bringing us a sense of sense and courage.  Helps build self confidence and helps us overcome negativity.  It is a good stone for grounding and is a powerful healing stone.  By holding this beautiful stone it can help bring a sense of calm. It is a good grounding stone and can help improve our perception and truthfulness.  Both Apricot and Pink Agates are excellent healers of the heart, both on the emotional and physical levels.  It can help ease the symptoms of stress and depression.  It can help balance the Yin Yang, male and female energies on the physical, emotional, intellectual and etheric levels. 
Agate - Blue Lace - Light Blue w/white lines - Helps us to reach high spiritual spaces, helps the throat, heart, third eye and crown Chakra's. It can help bring flexibility in stubborn people.  It can help bring a sense of self security and self assurance.  It has a calming energy and is good to help relieve stress and anxiety.  It can help enhance our creative expression when communication becomes blocked.  Also has all the properties of agate.
Agate - Blue Storm - Blue and White.  They have the lines of "lace" as in the Blue Lace Agate and have the mossy appearance similar to the Blue Moss Chalcedony. - It can help our inner attunement and deepen our focus.  It helps us find our right path and remain on it against all odds.  It has been called the Stone of Peace and Healing.  They can help to help calm and relieve stress, helping create peace in the area where it is located.  Help neutralize negativity from ones life, enhances self worth and boosts perceptiveness.  Helps during mediation, aids access to the Angelic Realm and helps reduce lethargy.  Also has all the properties of agate.
Agate - Botswana - Gray, pink, black, brown, white stripes or swirls - It allows us to express ourselves artistically, our sensuality and emotions. It helps us to explore the unknown and also helps us on our quest for the enlightened state.  It helps allow us to look toward solutions to our problems instead of dwelling on them.  It helps encourage eternal love within ourselves.  It stimulates the crown chakra and energizes the auric body.  It helps intensify our creativity and helps us release emotions that have been repressed.  It helps us to see the solution to a problem instead of dwelling on them.  Also has all the properties of agate.
Agate – Brazilian – Brown, Grey, Tan, Clear, some are dyed other colors i.e.: blue, pink, purple – Helps us with our strength, astral travel, helps heal and balance the physical body.  Also has all the general properties of agate. 
Agate - Brecciated - Helps with balancing yin yang energy, the physical being with the etheric, emotional, mental and causal bodies of the aura.  Helps with strength, courage, healing, cleansing, transforms and eliminates negativity.  Also has all the properties of agate.
Agate - Crab Fire aka Crackled Fire or mistakenly called Fire Agate - It has a powerful energy that can help to increase your energy and love of life.  It can help to stimulate your vitality and creativity. It is helpful in protecting one from ill wishers and psychic attack.  It can be helpful in treating addictions and to eliminate cravings and possible self destructive desires.   Also all the properties of Agate. 
Agate - Crazy Lace - Helps ease emotional pain, but should be cleansed often when used for this purpose.  Helps with centering and staying focused. Also helps show us, in a humorous fashion, that we can all create our experiences on earth, this helps to allow us to reach new heights of awareness.   Also has all the general properties of agate.
Agate - Ellensburg - Light Sky Blue to a Rich Cornflower Blue and range into a Lavender/Purple Blue - It can be used to enhance your stature.  It can help bring happiness through understanding.  It can help bring the energy needed so that we can fully appreciate and understand our abilities, characteristics and situations.  It can help open and activate the throat chakra.  It can help with our communication and in speech making. Also has all the properties of agate.
Agate "Eyes" were carved to resemble eyes and have been said to help ward off the "evil eye" and protect us from harm.  It can be used to stimulate the third eye, enhance channeling, help with visioning and clairvoyance.  It is a healing and protective stone helping bring happiness to the home and to remove painful and upsetting situations from our lives.  Good for enhancing meditation, courage, internal strength, grounding and helps dissolve negativity.  Also has all the properties of Agate.
Agate - Fire - It sometimes has a bubbly appearance, frosty, clear or brown.  It sometimes has fiery iridescent flashes of color. - It is said to represent the spiritual flame of absolute perfection.  It can help us release undesirable desires.  Undesirable desires such as those that don't further our pursuit and acceptance of the enlightened state of being.  It helps us to be the best possible person we can be!  The energy of the stone can give us insight and inspiration while examining our inner selves.  It can give us strength and the ability to work well in difficult situations.  It allows us to project ourselves with incredible charisma, depending on the strength of our personality.  If we are more timid and shy, the effect will be less intense.
Agate - Graveyard Plume - Helps with adapting to a variety of new situations, encourages you to take initiative, to stimulate vivid dreams and to strengthen and support during times of change and transformation.  Supports during times of emotional situations, helps with memory, as well as to release the memories of unpleasant situations and to understand the lessons from them, allowing matters to be put to rest. Also has all the properties of agate.
Agate - Green - It can help to enhance mental and emotional flexibility and improve decision making. It is useful in resolving disputes.  Also has all the properties of agate.
Agate – Holley Blue aka Holly Blue – Blue, white, w/possible violet shades – Stone of spirituality and psychic actualization.  Helps with communication and to express your feelings.  It can help stimulate and activate the throat and crown chakras.  It can help the mental acuity and clarity.  Also has all the general properties of agate.
Agate - Lake Superior - They can help increase our self confidence, self worth and to contact with our higher self.  It can help us gain self confidence while exploring and understanding the mythical and mystical realms.  They can also help us to contact sources beyond the physical plane of this planet.  It allows us to realize and understand that it's natural to be in contact with other planes of existence. Also has all the general properties of Agate.
Agate - Montana - It is a form of Dendritic agate which can contain fern like patterns due to the presence of Manganese and Iron Oxides. - It can help cleanse all the chakras and energetically clear other crystals and stones.  It can help stimulate the crown chakra.  See also the properties of Agate and Dendrite.
Agate – Moss – Green, red, yellow, clear, brown, white – It helps us become more agreeable, increase our strength, persuasiveness, boost our ego and increased self esteem.  It can help with emotional balancing, attracts positive energies, bringing us happiness and a sense of well being. It can help us to acquire riches.   It tones and strengthens our mind and body, cleansing emotions and releasing anger and frustration. Helps allow us to see beauty within all that the eyes touch. It is a power stone for Native Americans.  Also has all the general properties of Agate.
Agate - Pink - It helps create a more mellow and flexible attitude towards other's differences.  Also has all the general properties of Agate.
Agate - Plume - Many colors with "plumes" of color within - Helps with rebirthing process, helps clear mind, helps with the flow of energy. Helps with job hunting.  It is helpful for meditation and scrying.  It can help you to contemplate life and opens the psyche,  Also has all the properties of agate and plume agate.  Also has all the general properties of agate. 
Agate - Purple - They are used to stimulate empathy and compassion for others. Also has all the properties of agate.
Agate – Snakeskin – Gray w/white to cream – It helps bring us strength, the joy of living, a pleasant personality, self esteem, self awareness, inner peace.  It is said to be the Stone of cheerfulness.  It has been used to help eliminate worries from your mundane life.  Also has all the general properties of Agate.
Agate - Suleiman - It can be a combination of Blue, Black, White, Cream and/or Brown - It is a good stone for protection and grounding, helping to connect us to Mother Earth energy.  It can be a good stone to be used during channeling and magic.  It can rid us of negative energy, help reduce childhood trauma and even reach back into past lives to resolve negativity associated with those lives.  It can absorb the negativity within itself so please be sure to cleanse it often when you are working with it.  It is said to have been used for exorcisms and cases of possession, to free one of all negativity.  It is a stone of healing, opening up and can vibrate in the hand of healers and Light Workers.  It is also a good stone to equalize the Yin and Yang energies. 
Agate - Tree Moss - White with green veins through it - May bring us a strong connection to the higher spirituality of self, related to ones origins and a strong connection to the natural world.  A 'stone of plenty' it was used by Ancient Greeks to produce plentiful crops and is useful in producing strong 'results' in agricultural and business situations.  It enhances gentleness and brings enjoyment to each moment on ones path through life.  Also has all the general properties of agate. 
Agate – Turritella Agate – Brown/black/tan w/imbedded shells  – Helps diminish superiority complex, communication with plant and mineral world, survival and coming out a winner.  It allows us to get in touch with deep seated fears and release them. Also has all the general properties of agate.
Agate - White - It is a good stone for grounding.  It can help to bring a spiritual experiences into your everyday reality.  It can help improve mental functions especially with issues of clarity and stability.  It can help overcom negative emotions by bring love into the chakras.  It can help pregnant women both by helping ease morning sickness and to reduce the pain of labor.  It also has all the properties of Agate.
Ajoite - Light Blue - Green color sometimes found in Quartz - It is known as a stone for loving emotional and spiritual healing.  It can help bring peace and harmony to your life.  It can help release and overcome sorrow, anger and fear, healing old emotional wounds.  It can help to connect us to the Higher Self and the Universe/Goddess/God/All That Is.  It is an excellent stone for meditation and can help remove and release negative energies from the physical, emotional and ethereal bodies.  It can help by replacing the negativity with positive energy and help you to walk in joy.  It can help with transformation, bringing change and growth in the spirit of love.  It can help on the throat and chart chakra, to open and clear them. 
Alabaster - By placing other stones on the Alabaster you can help energize them.  It can help you "unlock" the mysteries of the pyramids while meditating.  It can help with forgiveness.  It can enhance the skills of those who are in service to mankind.  It helps bring maturity and composure in times of stress.  Helps diminish anger during times of dealing with dis-ease.
Albite - White, clear, blue, yellow, orange and/or brown - It can help bring clarity of thought and enhance tactful cooperation with others.  It can bring an easy and effortless flow to all relationships, situations and interactions.  It may help relieve fear of the unknown, providing courage and confidence.  It helps to support personal freedoms and self empowerment in times of change.  It can help you connect to the psychic self, awakening the energy of the third eye, throat and crown chakras.  It can be useful during astral projections, psychic readings, remote viewing and other psychic endeavors.  It is said to be a good stone for lucid dream work.  It can be helpful during studying and useful in helping retain and process the information received during study.  It can help purify the auras.  It is effective in healing or therapy rooms, helping to stabilize the healing energies during the healing session.  It can help to dispel fog, uncertainty and confusion and assist those that feel trapped to find the correct course of action to change their reality.  It can be helpful for those suffering from post natal depression, mood swings and PMS.  It is also helpful for those with bi polar disorders.  Also see the properties of Feldspar.
Alexandrite - Rare stone, some can change colors in different light - Helps with the rebirth of the inner and outer self.  Helps with centering, balancing, self esteem, bringing joy into our lives, appreciation and our understanding of our interconnection with nature.  Also known as a stone of good fortune. 
Alunite - Natural color is Cream with Lavender to Pink streaks through it.  Though it has also been grown and takes a crystal form in a variety of colors. - It can be helpful in working with long term relationships.  It is helpful for balancing the yin/yang, physical and emotional energies.  It can also help balance environmental energies, bringing unbalanced and dysfunctional energies into harmony.  You can place a Alunite in a room to help balance the energies, it also has a stabilizing and grounding effect.  It can help teach us the rewards of being patient. It is helpful for enhancing creativity and helps bring the creative arts to life.
Amazonite – Blue to blue/green often with streaks of white – It soothes all Chakra's, helping to rejuvenate the heart and throat Chakra, helping with communication related to love.  Helps eliminate aggravation, dispels both negative and irritating energy.  Helps soothe the emotional worries and fears. It helps align and balance the physical, emotional and etheric bodies, also enhancing and maintaining our general health.  Helps to manifest and retain the pure energy of Universal Love.  It can help balance the male and female energies to help bring clarity, clear the spirit and balance the personality. 
Amber – Bright to creamy yellow/butterscotch, golden, blue, brown and dyed green, red or blue – It helps the body to heal itself by absorbing and changing negative energy into positive, purifying the spirit and heart as well.  Helps us manifest our desires, stimulates our intellectual side and opens the crown chakra.  Brings good luck to warriors. Cleanses the environment as well as the body, mind and spirit.   Has a soothing energy that helps calm nerves and brighten the disposition. 
Amber - Blue - It can help to protect you from the negativity and the bad thoughts of others.  It is also good for mental acuity and it is also helpful for Alzheimer's and the other Dementia's.  Also see the properties of Amber.
Amblygonite - Clear, white, pastel colors - This is a crystal that is high in Lithium which can be used to help heal depression and anxiety, great for those that are bi polar.  It is a very soothing and healing stone and can work well during stressful situations, calm nerves and soothe excess sensitivity. It is helpful for those who procrastinate and have a difficult time completing tasks or projects.  It can help us to maintain a sunny outlook on life.  It can encourage us to remain centered when life gets difficult and overcome our fears by strengthening our will.  It helps encourage relaxation.  It can amplify and increase the power of other crystals and minerals.  It can help bring serenity into your life.  It is helpful at times of intense mental activity and deadlines.  Clear Quartz helps increase the power, effectiveness and intensity of this stone.
Amegreen - These are a combination of Amethyst, Quartz and Prasiolite aka Green Amethyst. - It helps purify and cleanse one's energy field and stimulates the crown chakra. It can help soothe the emotions and balance the heart chakra and to connect us with the pure Divine White Light energy.  It is good for healing past emotional wounds and lifting the veil of sorrow. It can help harmonize the chakras and help one to make new efforts in their lives.   Like Amethyst the color can fade in the sunlight!
Amethyst – Light to dark purple – It has been called the stone of Spirituality and Contentment.  Helps balances energies and clears the aura.  It helps bring strength, stability, peace and serenity.  Helps us find freedom from addiction, yours or another's.  Helps calm us and find peace during meditation.  It can help protect someone from a psychic attack.  Helps with our common sense and encourages flexibility during times that we need to make decisions.  It can help us with our business situations.  It can help support our sobriety and freedom from addictions. Amethyst color often fades if left in direct sunlight, please be careful!
Amethyst - Chevron - Lavender to purple w/clear and white chevron (arrow) shaped markings - Inner self evaluation, repels negativity, third eye stone and helps with clearing our aura.  Also has all the properties of Amethyst. Amethyst color can fade in the sunlight, please be careful!
Amethyst Flower - They range in color from clear to lavender and purple.  The "flowers" are crystal points that often lay flat (thin, front to back) and spray out to look like the petals of a flower, but they also resemble the look of ice crystals forming on a frozen window. - It is a stone of love and healing it can also help to bring many blessings to us all.  It is a stone for Indigo Children, of today and tomorrow.  It can help us to discover our life's purpose.  It can help remind us why we are in our physical body, living on the Earth plane and help us to understand the answer to the question, "Why am I here?"  It can also help us to determine how to share our gifts with the world.  It can help bring peace and relaxation to the environment where it is placed.  It is helpful in communication between the worlds.  It can aid us in our forgiveness of ourselves and others.   It can help reduce negativity, focus attention and enhance our meditation.  It also has all the properties of Amethyst.  Amethyst color can fade in the sunlight, please be careful!
Ametrine – Purple w/Orange to Rust color – Provides for balancing of the male and female energy, releases emotional blockages and clearing.  Helps disburse negativity from the aura and good for astral travel.  Also has all the general properties of Amethyst and Citrine.   Like Amethyst the color can fade in the sunlight, please be careful!
Ammonite - Fossilized animal similar to a snail, may be opalized or have pyrite inclusions which is rare - It helps those in the fields of construction and architecture.   It helps us gain the insight to see the whole picture, from beginning to end.  It is a stone of protection, helping to gain structure and stability to life thus allowing negativity to be transformed into a smooth and flowing energy.  This stone helps with survival instincts for individuals as well as for world survival.   See also Fossils.
Amulet Stones aka Mt. Hay Thunder egg or Mt. Hay Agate - It has been said that it contains power and energy that was stored from the volcanic action from which it was formed.  It can hold the power and energy which is given to it by the user or healer.  In this way the stones can be infused with healing energies and then given to an individual who can benefit from the healers stored energy.  It can help in viewing auras and connecting between the physical and ethereal planes while cleaning and renewing the aura.  It can be helpful in maintaining rhythmic breathing during meditation. According to Australian legend it is carried for good luck and protection from negativity.  It can help bring stamina and wholeness of the body.  It is said to be helpful in bring forth the brilliance of light from within the self. 
Analcime - White, Grey, Yellow, Pink, Green or Colorless - Helps with mental clarity, stimulates and clears the heart chakra.  Helps allow us to maintain individuality and creativity when faced with limitations set by others.  Helps in times of transformation and change.  Helps bring harmony and enhances teamwork in group activities.
Andalusite - It can help you regain your balance when life throws you out of balance.  It can help reduce depression and addictive traits.  It is helpful in relieving stress.  It can help us to examine the different facets of ones character (emotional, physical and intellectual) while staying grounded and be unbiased about the results found.   Helps to encourage rationality while looking into an issue.  It can help stimulate memory and help us to remember what we have forgotten.  It is helpful when used in rituals and ceremonies.
Angelite – Light Blue – Balancing, polarizing and aligning the physical body, raises conscious awareness, relieve and release anger.  It can help with psychic healing.  Is also a good stone for connecting to the Angelic Realm.  It has been called one of the "stones of awareness" for the new age.  It can enhance telepathic communication and out of body experiences.  It is a stone of protection for the body and the environment.  It can help you speak your truth, no matter what it is.  It can help change pain and disorder into wholeness and healing.  It helps create a feeling of peace and tranquility. 
Anglesite - White, Colorless, Pale Green, Yellow or Blue - It is believed to help us contact "the other side" and has been used for channeling.  It helps us stay grounded during communication with others that are not on the Earth Plane.  It helps bring dreams into reality.  It helps allow open and loving communication with others regarding spiritual issues.
Anthophyllite - White, greenish grey, green, clove brown or brownish green - It can help us release things that are being held within that are causing problems or pain.  It is useful for cleansing the aura and the environment. It can be good for writer's block and creative writing.  It helps one to decide, with the heart, what is truly important. It can be used to teach one that the bonds, restrictions and constraints placed upon a person are self imposed and can be easily discarded.  It can help you to make decisions with the heart, to decide what is most important in our lives and how to reorganize priorities.
Antimony - Light to metallic grey or white - Helps stimulate advancement in all areas of pursuit and empower one to pursue all areas of interest.  It can help with detective work and investigative activities.  Helps to guide you toward your correct path.  It has been called a stone of Protection and is also called the Philosopher’s Stone.  It is considered to be an excellent healing stone and helpful for meditation. 
Anyolite see Ruby in Zoisite
Apache Gold see Healers Gold
Apache Tears - Clear Smoky Black Obsidian - Helps us to forgive and release grievances, grounding, centering, creating a sense of harmony and balance.  Helps make it easier to be aware of and contact our Spirit Guides.  Also all the general properties of Obsidian.
Apatite - Blue, Yellow, Green, Purple, Brown, Colorless - Helps creativity, ease apathy, sorrow, and anger, allowing us to focus on more joyful times. It can help reduce stress, irritability and aggression, helping us to accept and feel love toward even the most difficult people. Helps to expand knowledge, clear mental confusion and achieve a deeper meditative state. It stimulates the development of clairvoyance, clairsentience, and clairaudience abilities, giving us insight into past lives. It can be used on any of the Chakra's to stabilize and remove blockages. It also helps to stimulate healthy eating habits. It can help stimulate our psychic development.
Apatite - Blue - It can help bring peace and harmony by helping our communication and communion with our higher self. Wearing or carrying it may help with suppressing hunger, It can be used on the physical level to help focus healing energy on the systems, glands, meridians and organs of the body.  It can help open the throat chakra and may reduce tension and stuttering.  It can help us to recognize the universal guiding hand that leads us toward the purpose and meaning of the life path we have chosen to walk in this lifetime. 
Apophyllite – Clear to frosty white, often pyramid or cubic shaped – It helps promote truthfulness, helps us to be in tune with ourselves and realigns energy.  When used as a gazing stone it can help with astral travel and stimulate intuition. It can be used to create a conscious connection between the physical form and the spiritual realm.   It helps enhance mindful analysis, tinged with universal love and helps us to realize that the state of perfection is the natural state of being.  It can help with our spiritual awareness and increases awareness in our every day life.  It fills our bodies with light and joy.  It can help us to expand our new ideas and aids in decision making.  It can help us to set the direction we need to follow in life and to discover our next step on our path.  It is said to be a soul level healer. 
Aquamarine – Light blue green to clear – Helps with cleansing, meditation, serenity, safe travel on water, water spirits, stone of courage and tolerance. It's a good stone for aligning and balancing the chakra's.  Helps to stimulate and cleanse the throat chakra to allow better communication. It also has all the general properties of Beryl.
Arabic Script Stone see Calligraphy Stone
Aragonite - Can be in crystalline form (brown, cream, white, blue) or solid cream colored stone with brown stripes in it. - Helps to stabilize the emotions, especially good when one feels overwhelmed by responsibilities.  Helps us to center ourselves during times of stress and anger.  Also helpful in calming the mind for meditation.  It can provide insight into the reason for our problems.  When we are overwhelmed by responsibilities it can help us remain comfortable and patient.  It can help enhance reliability and practicality.
Aragonite - Blue - It helps give us insights into our problems.  It can help our spiritual communication with others on higher planes, helping us to share ideas and concepts more clearly.  It also helps us to communicate and express our deepest feelings and knowledge.  Helps our healing from verbal and emotional abuse.  It can help us to speak and think more compassionately.  It can assist us in overcoming our hesitation or fear of speaking in public and sharing our ideas and thoughts with others.
Arfvedsonite - Dark Green to Black w/Streaks of Blue and/or Gold - It can help open the crown chakra and provide a clear path.  It helps us restructure and reorganize old patterns and helps smooth changes in our lives.  It can help with transitions from one life to another as well as assisting in birth and rebirthing.  It is useful in astral travel and can be used to locate energy blockages in the body.
Arsenopyrite - Silver - It helps you make decisions that come from a more balanced heart and mind.  It is called a Guardian crystal and is a stone of protection for the spiritual, physical and material possesions. It can help you sort out and control emotionally charged situations.  It can be useful for travelers and adventurers that take them along, helping to protect you from harm.  They can help those who perform dangerous duties such as soldiers, emergency workers, sailors and airmen.  See also the properties of Pyrite. 
Astrophyllite - Yellow, golden or bronze color iridescent fibers within brown, white, black or other colored matrix. - Helps with astral travels, allowing us to see ourselves from the outside.  When we see ourselves from the outside it can helps us recognize and see our own self esteem.  We recognize we have no limits and that "we are, in fact, all stars".  It helps us to understand there are no limits on ourselves except those that are self imposed.  It helps to show us that when one door closes, another door opens.  It helps us release what must be purged from our lives so that we may move forward, develop and grow.
Atacamite - Rich emerald to dark green, slender crystals -  It can be used to help prevent assault and to remove one from a situation of potential danger.  It can bring an energy of "warning" that can be noticeable when one has the potential to encounter danger, allowing escape.  It can bring self motivation and positive energy, zeal, enthusiasm and confidence.  It can help remove energy blockages and can open the heart and crown chakras, cleansing and activating them at the same time.  It is a great stone to help attain and maintain meditation.  It is a good stone to be used for healing.  It is a healer of spirit, and provides a soothing energy and brings peace of mind. 
Atlantisite - see Serpentine with Stichtite
Auralite 23 - A form of Amethyst that also includes 23 minerals: Titanite, Cacoxenite, Lepidocrosite, Ajoite, Hematite, Magnetite, Pyrite, Goethite, Pyrolusite, Gold, Silver, Platinum, Nickel, Copper, Iron, Limonite, Sphalerite, Covellite, Chalcopyrite, Gialite, Epidote, Bornite and Rutile. - Because it has the metaphyiscal properties of so many minerals, it is considered by some to be a very powerful stone with great healing energy when used with other crystals.
Aventurine – Green, orange, red, brown, white, pink and blue.  Sometimes they have Mica inclusions that bring a sparkling appearance to the stone. – Helps our creativity, imagination, prosperity, career success and leadership qualities.  Helps with healing of the mind and body.  Helps balance the Yin Yang, male/female energies.  It can help bring a sense of calm, balance and enhances happiness.  It helps balance and align  the physical, auric, intellectual and emotional bodies.  It can help us see the potential and alternatives in any situation, giving a positive outlook, courage and inner strength.  It is said to be a stone of protection and bring good luck.  It can help us to relate to others on the emotional level. 
Aventurine - Blue - Helps our creativity, imagination, prosperity, career success and leadership qualities.  Helps with healing of the mind and body.  Helps release toxins from the body.  Also see the general properties of Aventurine.
Aventurine – Green - It can be used to activate, protect and clear the Heart Chakra.  It is said to be a stone of good luck.  It can help bring abundance and prosperity.  It is good for healing the mind and body.  It can help heal the heart and emotions.  It can help enhance creativity and success in your career.   It can help bring calm and balance to your life.  It can help us to see alternatives and potentials in our path.  It is helpful for independence and our adventures while we travel.  Also see the general properties of Aventurine.
Aventurine - Peach - It can gently increase the energy in the Sacral Chakra.  It can help with decision making and boost creativity.  Also see the general properties of Aventurine.
Aventurine - Pink - It helps bring Universal Love into our lives, allowing us to accept and embrace not only our bodies but accepting absolute love of our higher self, soul and help us to accept that we are a divine being.  It can help us contact our spirit guides.  It can envelop us in the joy and love in our lives!  Also see the general properties of Aventurine and Mica.
Aventurine - Red -  Helps us to see alternatives and possibilities in life.  It can help defuse negativity.  It is helpful in showing us the alternatives and possibilities in our lives.  Helps enhance our creativity and bring prosperity.   Also see the properties of Aventurine and Mica.
Aventurine - White - It helps bring courage during spiritual journeys.  It can help relieve anxiety and fear.  It can help us to express our feelings. It helps promote our physical well being.  Also see the general properties of Aventurine and Mica.
Axinite - Lilac, Brown, Yellow, Orange, Gray, Pale Blue and even Black. - It is can help with grounding and put you in touch with Mother Earth.  It can help keep us balanced and able to maintain our perspective.  It can be helpful in guiding us to "get the job done" and toward what is needed to complete our tasks.  It can help us not become overzealous while connecting us to our spirituality.  It can help to teach us to live our spirituality in our every day lives.  It is helpful to flow through the changes, allowing us to see what steps we will need to make the change easier for you.
Azurite - Deep blue, can be found with Malachite and/or Chrysocolla, can rarely be found in crystalline form - Is a stone of the third eye, helping to awaken our psychic selves.  Helps enhance creativity, self confidence, forward motion on our path, helping to dissolve things that are in our way, especially energy blockages.  Helps provide relaxation during meditation as well as times of stress. 

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Barite - Clear, Blue, Grey, Yellow and Brown -  Helps induce us to "go for" our dreams without holding back.  It can help build friendships, harmony and love.  Helps us gain independence and motivating us to be free of others expectations of us.  Helps us to release trapped emotions and feelings, bring calm and self assurance. 
Benitoite - Blue, pink, white to colorless and will fluoresces under a short wave UV light - It encourages joy and helps us to see the beauty that surrounds us.  It can be helpful when your energy is low.  It can help to increase the positivity in the environment where it is located and bring happiness and enlighten the destiny of the one holding the stone.  It is useful during astral travel, helping enhance the experience.  It is an excellent healing stone.  It can bring well being to the physical, emotional and intellectual self.  It can enhance the connection to the akashic records and bring a greater spiritual understanding.  It can help you align your energy and focus on your dreams, bringing new ideas and insights as you work on new projects.  It is a wonderful stone of higher communications.  It can help your life by eliminating what is in your way and simplifying things so that you can act in harmony with your surroundings.
Beryl - Emerald Green (Emerald), Blue to Blue Green (Aquamarine), Yellow Golden (Heliodor), Red, Colorless (Goshenite) and Pink (Morganite), to name a few. Check the properties of the individual stones for more information. - They have a gentle energy that helps encourage a feeling of security and self confidence.  They can guide us spiritually, toward our goals, on our path and help to ease the journey along the way.  It can stimulate thoughtfulness and help our development and carry out our plans successfully.  It is a good stone to use in energy and healing work.  Romantic love can be attracted or rekindled by carrying or wearing the stone.  It can help relieve sea sickness and guard against drowning or storms.  It is a good stone to help you while studying and to retain the information that is needed.  It is helpful during times of stress.  It can help quicken the mind and help relieve inertia.  It can help increase psychic awareness. 
Beryl - Blue Green - See Aquamarine
Beryl - Colorless - See Goshenite
Beryl - Emerald Green - See Emerald
Beryl - Golden - See Heliodor
Beryl - Pink - See Morganite
Bismuth - "Bismuth is an element which is a semi metal. It's a member of the arsenic group along with the elements antimony and arsenic. It is a silver colored heavy metal in nature which cannot express its crystalline structure without recrystallization help from humans. Bismuth does not crystallize naturally, because it is usually too crowded by a host rock to form as a crystal. When expressing, in a laboratory, with man's assistance, it can recrystallize with rainbow iridescence." - It is a stone of transformation, allowing the change to be orderly and calm during the process.  It helps transform the energy of the crown chakra to energize the base chakra and helps brings wisdom.  It can help in astral travel to the spiritual realms.  It helps relieve conditions of emotional and spiritual isolation, allowing us to feel that we are a part of "all that is".  It helps bring serenity from within, no matter what our physical location is.  It can help unite groups yet allowing independence as we advance toward a common goal, also allowing us to enjoy journey to attain that goal.  It can be helpful for focus, visualization and Shamanic journeying. 
Bloodstone – Green sometimes with white or red flecks – It is a wonderful stone for healing and courage.  It helps us with centering and grounding our energy.  It helps us with renewal of the physical, mental and emotional bodies.  Helps us with our creativity, decision making and talents.  Helps rid us of our bewilderment and misunderstood thoughts.  Helps bring abundance and good fortune.  Keep the stone in an area that needs it's energy cleansed.
Boji® Alive Stones - They help to both balance and align the Chakras and is helpful in removing energy blockages.  It also helps clear, charge and fill voids in the aura.  It is an excellent grounding and healing stone. 
Bornite - Black with purple, violet or blue color - Helps give despondent people the power to master their lives.   It's a healer on the physical level, since despondency is the basis of many diseases.  It increases our social consciousness and helps us to be more willing to take a stance when we see things as being unfair. 
Brazilianite - Light yellow to yellowish green - It works well with the third (intellect) and fourth (heart) chakras.  It can help us to examine and understand difficult situations and relationships and then let us make the necessary decisions to resolve them.  It can join the Physical Chakras (Root, Navel, and Solar Plexus) with the Spiritual Chakras (Heart, Throat, Third Eye, and Crown) to blend thus allowing spiritual development to occur. This allows the flow of spiritual energy throughout the entire body helping to raise our physical bodies to the spiritual level.  It is a energetic crystal that can be used to promote creativity and to allow us to focus on all projects.  It is a good choice for those who wish to release anger and resentment.  It will help you take responsibility for your talents and abilities, offering a feeling of joy and completeness.
Bronzite - Rich Brown or black w/sparkles of golden bronze - This stone can be  used to help stimulate decision making on unresolved issues in one's life. Helps provide a push to do what is needed, while still being able to enjoy the process.  It is called the "Stone of Courtesy" and is helpful to those who work in service to others.
Brookite- Black to Red - Brown Crystals - It can help us to withstand intolerable conditions and flow with the moment. It can attract and retain energy.  It is an excellent stone to use to energize chakras, energy fields and environments, including energizing other crystals and minerals.  It can help us understand our own "system of beliefs" and help us to correct those beliefs that do not benefit moving forward.  It can help rid us of lethargy and apathy, helping us to find our hidden energy and move it toward creative and imaginative situations.
Buddstone sometimes referred to as African Jade - Mottled Green and White - It can help with the movement of energy through the body physical, Kundalini and emotional.  It is a healing and soothing stone that can help the nerves and senses.  It is also a stone of empowerment.  It can help us to connect with the spirits in nature, including trees and other plants.  It can help strip away illusions and bring us to recognize flaws in ourselves and others.  It can be helpful for people who have suffered from brain injuries, senility or Alzheimer's.
Bytownite - aka Golden Labradorite - Transparent to light Yellow - It is helpful in psychic development, channeling, mediumship, trance work and bringing us to a higher level of spiritual wisdom.  It has been called a stone of hope, magic and fulfillment.  It can strengthen our will and increase creativity.  It can help us recognize and understand what we need to know.  It is said to help increase inner strength, vitality, courage, mental clarity, endurance, spiritual focus, intelligence and bring purpose in to our lives.

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Cacoxenite -  Brown to Yellow and can sometimes be seen as tufted material sometimes found in Amethyst - It has been called the Stone of Ascension, being used during planetary alignments, world meditations and during the full and new moon.  It can help increase spiritual awareness on all levels, transfer healing energies to the Earth and provide a loving and ethereal connection with all of the universe.   It can bring rainbows to our life, allowing us to see the positive, useful and constructive forces of all events and situations.  It can help bring out our discretion based on wisdom and our comprehension.  It can be used to enhance holistic treatments.
When found in Amethyst it can help teach us the concept that there are truly new things and ideas to be found.  It can help bring us a new mode of creativity and thought, bringing us thoughts that have never been thought of before.  This way it can help bring new ideas to our humanity.  It helps to promote healing and cellular renewal.
It has been used with Moldavite by the ancient tribes of Czechoslovakia during spiritual ceremonies, to bring in the higher energies from the entire universe. 
Calcite - Clear or cloudy white, pink, peach, red, grey, black, yellow, golden, green, blue, brown, orange - A stone of spirituality and wisdom it also amplifies and clears the energy field and helps memory.  Helps bring spiritual understanding to problems on the earth plane.  It can also be helpful in astral travel and in channeling, as well as increasing intuition.  It makes it an excellent stone for distance healing, as well as other types of healing. One of the energies it amplifies is learning abilities and is a great stone for students.  It is a protective, grounding and centering stone, and can help bring inner peace. It can also promotes creativity and imagination, this inner peace it can bring is a vibrant one.  It has been said to increase prosperity.  It can be  helpful in lessening fear and reducing stress.   It is said to be the premier cleanser of stored negative energies in the human system, and works on all levels from the physical to the etheric. This makes it a very purifying stone.  It can also be used to clear negativity in the environment, such as a room that it's in.  In relationships it can bring grounding and centering, a good stone of reconciliation.  It can help during arguments to bring things to a good resolution and help bring balance between the people in the relationship.  It can be helpful with emotional and mental conditions. 
Calcite - Black - It can be beneficial for relieving depression, heartbreak, anxiety over loss of employment and handling unexpected changes. It helps us see the light at the end of the tunnel and assists with renewal and rejuvenation.  It is helpful in overcoming the darkness.  Also has all the general properties of Calcite.
Calcite - Blue - It balances us emotionally and helps to remove emotional blocks.  Wear it for healing, it opens, balances and heals all Chakra's. It's especially good for the Heart Chakra.  It is a stone that is especially calming and soothing frayed nerves and stress.  It is an excellent aid to communication and can amplify energy, particularly communication and thought.  It helps us express your views calmly and with tact.  It also helps enhance decision making abilities.  Also has all the general properties of Calcite.
Calcite – Brown – It is an excellent crystal to keep around, especially for those who seem to repeat mistakes, it help break the pattern so the one using it can make better decisions.  It can help bring balance, both at home and at work.   It can help to protect you from negative energy and bring you a sense of peace.  It is also considered a stone of prosperity, bring you wealth in all aspects of your life.  Also has all the properties of Calcite.
Calcite - Dog Tooth aka Stellar Beam Calcite - It is great for meditation and finding peace within ourselves. It has been said to connect the physical to the spiritual part of ourselves and help link us to parallel worlds. It can help align all the chakras. Also has all the general properties of Calcite.
Calcite - Golden aka Honey - Helps strengthen our connection with the intellectual plane, it deepens wisdom, connecting us with our higher consciousness.  It can also assist in the challenges associated with change.  Helps expand our psychic abilities, helping with astral projection and channeling.  Helps bring comfort and aids in lifting depression.  It can assist in the challenges associated with change.  It is associated with the sacral and solar plexus chakras and can help bring balance between these two chakras.  Also has all the general properties of Calcite. 
Calcite - Gray - It is a stone that can help bring calm and peacefulness. It can help us to remain detached from the chaos and over emotionality in the day to day world.  It can also help lessen the impact of karmic issues.  Also has all the general properties of Calcite.
Calcite - Green -  It can help increase money, success and prosperity in business and fertility of all kinds.  Helps us to release old traumas.  It helps strengthen communication between the intellect and the emotions.  It is said to enhance intuition and psychic abilities.  It is a good grounding and centering stone that brings stability.  It it is an excellent stone for gardening.  It is also considered a stone of manifestation because if it's ability to develop increase in all areas.  It is good for general health and healing, especially emotional and mental issues.  Also has all the general properties of Calcite.
Calcite - Mangano Pink -  It is a calming and loving stone that can ease and heal the heart Chakra.  It fills the heart with universal self love, enabling us to accept love from the universe and those around us.  It helps us to hope for the best in life and helps heal the inner child and past abuse.  It can help us to connect with our female guides and angels.  It has been said to transmit the motherly energy of giving life, nurturing and love. It helps amplify healing energies and is excellent when used with any healing modality including Reiki.  It can help us to express our joy and freely give and receive love.  It is a good stone to help with channeling and astral travel.  It can help with studying and retaining information learned.  It can help relieve stress, tension and anxiety as well as release fears of all kinds and reduce nightmares.  Also has all the general properties of Calcite.
Calcite - Optical, Iceland Spar or Calcite Ice - Clear to frosty - It helps reduce fear and stress and is emotionally balancing.  Helps remind us of the double meanings of words and is very good for helping in difficult conversations.  It's also good for clearing and cleansing the outer body.  It's good as a focus of contemplation during meditation, strengthening astral projection, intuition, mental clarity and expanding awareness.  Also has all the general properties of Calcite.
Calcite - Orange - It can help relieve emotional fear, mental breakdown, depression, accidents, rape, divorce or suicidal thoughts. It is particularly helpful with phobias and helps to restore mental and emotional equilibrium.  Can also help enhance psychic abilities and intuition.   Also has all the general properties of Calcite.
Calcite - Pink - It is considered a heart stone and associated with the heart chakra. It helps bring love, hope and light into one's life.  It is also helpful for inner child work. Also has all the general properties of Calcite.
Calcite – Red – It is helpful in enhancing your energy and boost your will power.  It is an uplifting crystal and can help pull you out of a gloomy place and help to increase your optimism and motivation.  It can help reduce fear and anxieties.  It has been said to help clear negative vibrations from the environment and to remove stagnant energy.  It may help to remove obstacles from your life that are holding you back and preventing you from moving forward.  It can help balance and energize the Base Chakra. 
Calcite - Violet - It has been said to be a very soothing and calming stone. It helps calm overactive emotions and thoughts. It can also help immensely with the grieving process.  Also has all the general properties of Calcite.
Calcite - Yellow - Helps stimulate the intellect, also helping to organize thoughts and information.  Helps boost energy levels, sense of personal power and self worth.  It can be used to help meditation and with psychic abilities.   It assists with channeling, intuitive awareness, shamanic work, and other psychic activities.   Also has all the general properties of Calcite.
Calligraphy Stone aka Coquina Jasper, Arabic Script Stone, Script Stone, Maryiam Stone, Miriam Stone or Cobra Stone - It is a mixture of fossilized shells, Hematite and Iron - Combination of golden orange, brown and black - It can help you keep a cool head in volatile situations and to create positive results from a possibly hopeless situation.  It is considered to be a psychic protection stone.  It can help you access the Akashic Records and find information during past life recall.  It can connect the solar plexus chakra and the third eye chakra to help you access your hidden power.  It can help you contact your guides and angels.  It can be useful in automatic writing. 
Carborundum - Man made material aka Silicone Carbide - Even though it is man made, it's made from natural elements. It has black spiked crystals with beautiful iridescent colors. - It can help absorb chaotic thoughts.  The rainbow colors of the stones are associated with all 7 Chakras.  It helps "Shines a Light" into all areas of our lives, thus helping lift depression and melancholia. It is good to help relieve stress and its associated physical disorders. It can also help enhance the memory and increase artistic and diplomatic skills.
Carnelian– Orange, Red, Clear – Emotional warmth, creativity, self esteem, reincarnation and past life recall.  Helps protect against envy, fear or rage and to banish sorrow on the emotional level.  The message it shares is "One Is Love", when we share love it is returned tenfold.  Helps cleanse negativity, dispel apathy, indolence and passivity.
Cassiterite - Black, Yellow and Red Brown - It is said to be a stone of personal protection.  This is a great stone for grounding and protecting against negativity.  It is said to reflect negativity back to the sender.  It can help bring synchronicity within ourselves.  When you take it out into nature, with you, it helps allow you to bond with the gentleness of our Mother Earth, bringing the gentle energy back inside of you.  It helps to reduce the feelings of separateness and prejudice.  It can be used to relieve the feelings of rejection or disapproval and encourage optimism.  It can be useful in the study of mathematics, astrology and astronomy, providing us with insight into any problems which may be encountered in the study. 
Cat's Eye - This chatoyance in a stone shows up as a "floating line" that looks similar to a cats eye. - This can increase ones luck and helps bring happiness and serenity.  It can stimulate intuition and enhance awareness of what surrounds us.  It can help dispel unwanted energy and provides a protective energy around the one using or holding it.
Cavansite - Green blue to ink blue - It helps to stimulate our intuition, second sight and activate channeling abilities.  Helpful in psychic healing, also helping the dis-ease not to return.  It helps us to look within, thus inspiring new ideas and helps us to remove faulty thoughts and beliefs.
Celestite aka Celestine - Blue, White, Yellow, Orange and Red - Helps allow us to remember and acknowledge our spirituality and gifts from the Divine.  Wonderful stone for balancing the Yin Yang within ourselves as well as clearing our Chakra's.  It is good for communication and helping to improve the disposition.  Helps us to tell of the Clairaudient messages we receive.  Very good stone for remembering our dreams.  It's also a stone of healing, brings calm and harmony in times of despair and sadness.  Helps us to manifest and further our spiritual development.  Excellent stone to help with our pursuits in the arts (music, painting, design and more) as well as in our quest for bliss.  It is a stone of good fortune and helps relieve worries.
Cerussite - White, Grey, Pale Yellow, Brown, Clear with light Blue or Green tinge to it. - It is a good grounding and centering stone, allowing us to feel comfortable, confident and at home in any environment.  It helps us adapt to any changes in situations as they come to us.  It can help encourage growth in all areas of our lives.  It can encourage strength and wisdom in all areas of our relationships.  It is helpful in decision making and in bring variety into our lives.  It is a good stone for stimulating and enhancing communication skills.  It can help balance the right and left brain and encourages creativity.  It can help us become aware of our Higher Self and release us from our self doubt and sense of inadequacy.  It is helpful in allowing us to let go of stress and addictions.  It can encourage our listening skills.  It can help enhance our psychic abilities.  It can be helpful with sleeplessness and insomnia.
Chalcedony - This is in the quartz family and includes a wide variety of stones, including, agate, bloodstone, chrysoprase, carnelian, chert, flint, jasper, onyx, sardonyx and petrified wood. The properties of Chalcedony also applies to all the stones listed above. The range of colors is very wide, but can include clear, grey, brown, orange, red, pink, blue, white and green. - It is used as a sacred stone for Native American Indians, helping promote stability within ceremonial activities of the tribes.  It is a stone that helps encourage brotherhood among all, bringing benevolence, good will and helps reduce hostility, irritability, sadness, and melancholy.  This is a very nurturing stone and helps enhance generosity.  Helps balance the energy of the body, mind, spirit and emotions.   It can help increase physical energy and balance the body, emotions, mind and spirit. 
Chalcedony - Blue - It can help soothe and foster mental and emotional stability and can bring emotional honesty. It helps encourage and ease communication. It can be used for psychic work and encourage clairvoyance, intuition, and energy healing.  It can be protective in the physical and emotional realms and can be used for protection from the "evil eye" and protection from dark magic.  It can be helpful for opening, cleansing and balancing the upper chakras.  It can help us to communicate more easily.  It also has all the properties of Chalcedony.
Chalcedony - Pink - It helps encourage kindness and good qualities in our lives.  It can bring out a sense of childlike wonder and willingness to learn about new things.  It can encourage storytelling as a form of creativity.  It is said to be a spiritual stone and encourages empathy and inner peace as well as a deep sense of trust. It is a good stone to help heal all issues of the heart and emotional healing.  It's a stone of universal love.  It also has all the properties of Chalcedony, above.
Chalcedony - Limb Cast - It helps allow us to be open to the loving energies of the Universe and others that surround us.  It is a good stone for those that need healing from being abused as a child, it is a very nurturing stone.  It is also said to be an important stone to heal the inner child, allowing one the security needed to explore feelings on a deeper level, allowing us to let go of past hurt and turmoil.  See also the properties of Chalcedony above.
Chalcopyrite aka Peacock Ore - There is a coating of copper on the stone that has the iridescent colors of Blue, Green, Purple and Gold on it.  - It can help you find lost objects.  It can help enhance the perception and strengthen  the contact with the ancient cultures of the universe.  It has been called the "Stone of the Mystic" helping bring information from the ethereal realm for the self and others.  It can remove energy blockages and open the crown chakra, cleansing and activating it at the same time.  It is also useful in attaining and maintaining a meditative state of mind.  It can help during acupressure or acupuncture treatments to increase the movement of the Chi. It can help  increase our feelings of self worth, making us more confident and strengthening our belief in ourselves.  It helps us feel comfortable with our eccentricities and encourages us to explore them.  This is a  stone of happiness and joy. It can help you tune in to the positive forces in life and channel that energy to others.
Charoite - Purple, Lilac, Pink - Sometimes it has Manganese (black) or Quartz inclusions which add the properties of those stones as well. - It helps change negative energy to positive and helps us to ground our spiritual selves.  Helps cleanse the Chakra's, bringing to us the spiritual and loving emotion and purity.  It helps us to accept that we are one with "All".  It helps us realize what is needed in a relationship and stimulating flexibility with the idea of "letting go".  It can help with the attention span.  It also helps us understand that "when one door closes, another opens".  This stone is one of transformation, within this world and from this world to another.  It helps align the meridians of the upper parts of the body, helping us with self approval and to move forward.  It can help us to realize that we each are where we should be at this very moment.  It helps us to change the symptoms of illness and disease to wellness!  It can assist in visioning and second sight.
Chert aka Chirt - Wide variety of colors - Jasper is a variety of Chert - It can be used for improving humor and has a calming influence on us.  It can help redirect energy and is a stone of protection.  It can stop negative vibrations and is a good stone to help in the preparation and use in healing work.  It can be helpful with memory and to help to find lost items.  It has been said that it can help us to request the presence of our spirit guides.  It can help enhance serenity and bring peace filled sleep and dreaming, especially in young children.  It works harmoniously with other stones.  It can help balance and align the five bodies and may help to release unwanted and unneeded burdens and blocks.
Chiastolite - It is a variety of Andalusite that forms a cross within the stone. - In the "olden days" this stone was used to "deflect the evil eye".  It is also known to be a stone of devotion and to repel negativity.  It can help us understand immortality, death and rebirth as well as helping during the process of crossing over.  It's a good stone to have during problem solving and during changes to help us with insight into the situations.  Helps bring spiritual awareness, balance, creativity and harmony. 
Chinese Writing Rock - Black w/white, Cream markings - RARE! Location where it was found is now under a freeway in Southern California. - Helps to adjust to change, accept new responsibilities, stimulate original thinking.  Helps in the dream state to direct your dreams.  Also helpful in making sense of ancient sacred texts, akashic records, providing help with clarity and interpretation of the translation.  A stone of Strategic Intellect, helping us to formulate clear thoughts and plans.
Chlorite - Chlorites are most often known as inclusions in or coatings on Quartz, Danburite, Topaz, Calcite, and other stones, producing a strong green color but it can also be White, Yellow, Red, Pink, Lavender or Black - It is a wonderful stone for healing and has positive energy.  Helps to inspire closeness to nature and connection to Mother Earth.  It helps us recall past lives, helps open the Chakra's.  Green Chlorite is said to be the stone of the Goddess.  It can help protect women, nature and those who love and protect the wild places and animals. It can help with focus and concentration, helping us to be more comfortable with ourselves.  It is helpful in cleansing the aura, chakras and meridians.  It can help eliminate anger, hostility and exasperation.  It can be used with Amethyst to remove energy implants and against psychic attacks.
Chrysanthemum Stone - Black to dark Grey with white markings. -  It is said to be a stone of harmony and change.  In Chinese lore it is said to symbolize longevity.  It is believed to promote good fortune, cheerfulness, love, personal development, trust, emotional courage and stability.  It can help enhance calmness and confidence.  It is helpful for renewing relationships and in the progression toward unity.  It has been said to help us get rid of bigotry, self righteous attitudes, jealousy, hatred, inadequacy, animosity and resentment in ourselves as well as in others.  It will help us to understand that the reason for being in our physical body is to bring love to all and to help increase the positiveness of this world.  It can help us to retain the radiance of youth while moving forward in our spiritual growth, not losing the fresh, fun loving innocence of our youth. It helps us to "bloom" and move forward on the path to our perfect self.  It can help us to recognize and understand that time often doesn't become precious and cherished until it has passed us by, so it is best to enjoy each moment of our lives as it comes to us. 
Chrysocolla - Blue Green often with White and/or Brown coloring - It works well to revitalize and calm the base, naval and solar plexus chakras.  It helps ease emotional heartache while helping renew strength and balance.  It can help increase our capacity to love.  It helps us to understand when silence would be best for all concerned.  It can help us become attuned to the Earth's energy and with understanding what is needed to help the earth to heal itself.  It helps bring inner strength to help us through times of stress or difficult, long term situations.  It can help enhance physical vitality.  It helps promote harmony and for us to release negativity in our lives.  It can help purify our environment and work to eliminate negativity within a person.  It can help bring stabilization and to rebuild a relationship that was broken. 
Chrysoprase – Light bluish green – Helps with communication, adaptability and finding alternatives.  Helps calm our fears about death and rebirth.  Good for balancing the yin yang energy and aligning the chakra's.  Helps heal the "broken heart", allowing us to grow from the experience. 
Lemon or Citron Chrysoprase - see Magnesite
Chrysotile - Silvery white - It helps teach us resourcefulness and integrity and brings honesty and sincerity. It can assist in clearing away the debris of the past and help to reveal your core Self.  It can also help you to steer your own destiny and let go of any need to control others.  It is a deeply shamanic and highly visual stone, and is also said to help with telepathy.
Cinnabar - Red mineral that is Mercury - It can help stimulate dignity, vitality and power.  It is sometimes called the "Merchants Stone" and is useful in the world of business and finance.  It can help bring us wealth and help us keep it.  It can help us to speak fluently and be persuasive and effective in our public speaking.  It is an excellent stone to help eliminate energy blockages and for alignment of the energy centers of the body.  It helps connect us with the source of all being and help us to understand that everything is okay.  It can help to awaken mysic visions.  It can help to empower you to complete your Divine purpose for incarnating this time.  It is said to be a stone of transformation, of magic, alchemy and healing.  It may be used to align all of the chakras and release fear and resentment.
Citrine – Clear to light gold to dark brown/yellowish orange – One of only a few stones that doesn't hold negative energy but dissipates it into the universe.  It is called the "Merchant Stone" and helps us acquire and maintain wealth. It is a great stone to keep in your pocket, purse or in the cash register of your business, to help bring money in and keep it.  Helps to balance the yin yang energy. Brings joy, happiness, prosperity and helps to aid digestion.  Helps us with our spiritual growth and success in all walks of life.
Citrine with Hematite - It can help increase fidelity and loyalty.  It can magnify ones sensitivity to others.  It can help enhance perception and discernment.  It can enable the ability to make decisions which will painlessly further ones development.
Clevelandite - It can help us to advance on our life plans and goals and bring energies toward that end.  It can help the start of journeys and provide safe passage along the way.  It is helpful for relationships, either personal or business.
Cobaltocalcite aka Cobaltain or Sphaerocobaltite - Bright Rose Pink - It is considered a gift of love and helps us to form loving friendships.  It can stimulate, activate and clear the heart chakra and can bring forth love.  It can encourage positive energy and get rid of negativity.  It can help bring a profound connection and bring us communication with the spirit world.  It can be used to help guide us to information about our past lives and allow us to use the wisdom found to create the reality we desire in this lifetime.  It has been said that it acts as an energy vortex that can enhance psychic abilities.  It is a good stone to use during meditation.  It can be used to help bring deep relaxation and help us visualize new ideas and solutions.  It is helpful in the treatment of age related disorders. 
Cobra Stone see Calligraphy Stone
Colemanite - White, shades of Yellow or Grey. - It can help you "let your light shine". It can help teach us about survival, not only physical survival but spiritual survival as well.  It can help us to get along well with others.  It can help bring light into the darkness within ones soul.  It can be helpful for study in the fields of herbs and holistic healing.  It's helps us to keep our patience and tolerance with others.  It can be helpful in changing stubborn attitudes.  It can help us to become more "yin" which is more gentle, sweeter and quieter, it's a good stone for that "macho" man.  It helps us to "mellow out".  It can help bring us all the aspects of enlightenment and love to realization.
Copal - Golden yellow, brown to red - Similar in consistency to Amber, but a bit "younger". - It's used to activate the Crown Chakra towards spirituality and helps the ability to stay aware during meditation.  Helps remove energy blockages while helping to strengthen the meridians of the body.  Helps stimulate and amplify psychic abilities and helps amplify the energy fields of the body. This is also a healing stone and bring physical vitality. 
Copper - Helps fight lethargy, passivity, restlessness, excitability and the non acceptance of ourselves.  It can help stimulate initiative, optimism, diplomacy and independence,  It is a good stone to use to help in policy making and achieve insight into attaining what is right in all areas.  Helps provide a connection between the physical and astral bodies harmonically.  It is said to be a stone of good luck in recovering lost property. It activates and opens the base and sacral chakras bringing the energies of intuition, sexuality, desire and vitality. It can help animals settle in new homes.  It helps to recognize the barriers that are in the path of our development.  It is also a very wonderful stone of healing and magnifying the energies and electrical impulses. 
Coppernite - Dark brown to black with flashes of bronze through it. - It can help with magnetic balancing and grounding and purify one's thoughts.  It can be helpful with channeling and bringing forth information and knowledge from the higher realm. 
Coprolite (Petrified Droppings) - It enhances memory, intelligence and mental stability.  It can be used for past life regressions, due to it being an inherent link with the past.  It can help increase energy and energizing the soul.  It is also helpful in healing.  Also see the properties for fossils.
Coral - Coral is a stone of organic origin, they come in a wide variety of colors and shapes.  White, Black, Red, Pink or Blue - It helps diplomacy and is said to quiet the emotions and bring peace within ourselves.  It helps our intuition, imagination and visualization.  It can help us to understand and use the qualities of the Mystic, helping us to communicate with the spiritual masters of this world.  It can help us to reconnect with nature and its variety of wonders. It helps bring creativity and optimism as well as inner peace, strength and understanding of purpose. 
Coral - Agatized Fossil Coral - It is known to bring good luck and was used by sailors as a talisman against bad weather.  It has been used to help ward off the "evil eye".  Some have used it to help support trauma therapy and working through emotional issues with dysfunctional families.  It has been used to help healing women with reproductive problems and is good for pregnant and nursing women.  See also the properties of Coral.
Coral - Red - Helps protect one from depression and being despondent.  It helps open and activate the base chakra and to stimulate the energetic pursuit of your predetermined goals.  Helps provide practicality with your job, helping to balance the material with the spiritual world.
Covellite - Indigo Blue, sometimes with a purple, blue, gold or rose iridescence - This stone helps stimulate the third eye and the psychic abilities.  It helps with communication skills, helps bring dreams into reality, It shows us a positive outlook and encourages us to verbalize it in a positive manner.  It can help relieve depression and show a way to approach and solve problems.  It can help allow one to accept gratification without being selfish and vane.  It can help heal the wounds of vanity or egotism. 
Creedite - Clear, White also Purple which is rare.  Can also be an Orange/Rust color when it has iron inclusions. - Helps align the throat and crown chakra.  It can enhance spirituality and be used in channeling meditation to help to better understand the message to be received.  Helps one access the sacred texts and understand the messages.  Helps us move towards our objectives and to overcome the obstacles along the way.
Crocoite - Bright red, Orange to Rich Golden - It helps stimulate intuition, creativity and sexuality.  This is a stone of transition, helping on many levels, from this life to another or change from one situation to another.  Helps stimulate recovery from physical, emotional or emotional distress.  Relates to the naval chakra. 
Cuprite - Deep Red almost Black -  It is good stone for the root chakra and helpful in grounding and stabilizing the entire body.  It can help increase our energy and vitality.  It can help reduce worries, especially about things we have no control over.  It can increase our awareness, helpful for teaching and delivering spiritual messages.  It has been said to be helpful in healing one's relationship with their father.  It is helpful with enhancing will power, feelings of security, confidence and masculine energy.  It is said to be useful in recalling and examining past life experiences.

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Danburite - Colorless, Yellow, White, Brown or Pink - It can help encourage you to "Let Your Light Shine".  It can help us get along with others.  It helps stimulate our intellectual side.  Helps us to maintain our personal identity while we are going out into the world.   It can help open and release energy blockages, thus assisting the healing on all levels.  It is an excellent stone of healing.  The pink color can help us bring self love to ourselves.
Danburite - Agni Gold - Yellow, golden, white and clear - Agni is the Sanskrit word for “fire,” and this stone is said to carry the stream of the inner holy fire of the Great Central Sun. Meditation can help to provide mental clarity and insight on one's spiritual path, while reinforcing the will to move forward on that path.  It can help strengthen self esteem, self confidence and self respect.  It can help to bring a state of enthusiastic well being.  It helps to enhance clairvoyance.  It can help bring gratitude, joy and awareness of our destiny. It is a stone of truth and clarity of thought.  Also has all the properties of Danburite.
Dendrite - It can show up as fern or treelike inclusions in a stone. - It can help enhance gentleness and encourage one to walk lightly through the gardens of life, taking time to enjoy each moment along the way.  It can help us to keep ourselves centered in all situations.  It can be used to help connect to the natural states of the universe, enhancing communication between the intellectual world and the plant kingdom.  It can open and activate the chakras, bringing the energy of our higher consciousness.  It can help bring abundance and fullness into ones life.
Desert Rose Selenite - Stone is shaped like a rose and has Sandy brown coloring - It can help resolve and dissolve "programs" that have been running for too long.  As it releases the program it helps us find a good replacement for it.  It is useful when used to strengthen our affirmations of purpose.  See also Selenite.
Diamond - Colorless, White, Black and shades of Pink, Yellow, Red, Orange, Green, Blue or Brown. - It is known as the "King of Crystals", maintaining it's perfect state and never requires recharging.  It's ability to dissipate light into brilliant prisms of color helps enhance other minerals, bringing strength and endurance to their qualities.  In ancient times it was used as a talisman against cowardice and help enhance invulnerability.  It can help enhance love and harmony and to reduce anger.  It can help remind us about our goals in spiritual awareness.  It has been called the "stone of innocence" and can help encourage purity, constancy and a loving and open nature.  It can bring trust to relationships and situations, bringing confidence to our emotional and intellectual characteristics.  It helps bring fidelity to our relationships.  It can help fill any "voids" in our aura with a loving energy of purity.  It encourages creativity, imagination, ingenuity, inventiveness and brilliance to our world.  It can help bring abundance to all areas of our lives.  It can help remove the "fog" in our mind to help open us up to find our path to enlightenment.
Diopside - White, Colorless, Yellow, Grey, Green, Red Brown or Black -  It can help stimulate our intellect on many levels, including the sciences, the arts, mathematical and analytical pursuits.  It can help encourages creativity, especially in the pursuit of writing.  It could be useful to an up and coming author, it can help enable them to get their thoughts down on paper in a timely fashion.  It can be helpful for healing trauma, partly by bringing forth the unshed tears that are needed to help us release, so the healing process may be completed.  It can help us get in touch with the feminine side of nature, which can help heal aggression and stubbornness.  It is a stone that has been used to help calm pets.
Diopside - Chrome - Green -  It is helpful for the Heart Chakra and has been associated with deep healing and expansion of the heart center.  It can help people open up to the idea of Universal Love and integrate that into their daily life's.   It may help bring release for those who do not allow themselves to grieve and cry allowing one to recognize that the strength within is greater than any outside opposing forces. It can help clear away emotional blockages which in itself brings much progress.  It can also aid the growth of trust within an individual, in the self and others, and in the perfection of the Universe. It can be quite helpful in the idealistic goal of living from the heart.   It carries the green ray of healing and can be used to facilitate great healing in many ways.  It can work on areas of the lungs and heart, by clearing energetic blockages and allowing a flow of healing energy through these areas. On another level, it can help with emotional healing, by bringing an understanding of one's dual nature and how to integrate the two halves to form a complete whole.  It can also be a wonderful aid during a time of recuperation from any illness.  When used in treatments, it may address physical weakness and psychological disorders.  It also has all the properties of Diopside.
Dolomite - White, grey, green, red, pink, brown or black. -  It can help relieve sorrow and help us to recognize that "everything happens for a reason". It helps encourage energetic and original thinking and manifesting those thoughts.  It can help enhance the energy in a room.  It can help encourage charitable actions.  It also helps bring stamina while dealing with hyperactive individuals. 
Druzy Minerals - This is when a mineral is covered with small to microscopic crystals covering another mineral, often it is the same mineral, such as Quartz. - It brings a higher elevation of energy and helps direct and stimulate the energy of the original mineral.  It helps increase the original mineral's purposes, whether it be for healing or other practices.
Dumortierite - Blue to Violet or Pink with brown or black specks - Helps promote a positive attitude in all life situations.  It can help encourage organizational skills, self discipline and orderliness. It can help reduce excitability and help you stand your ground and stand up for your rights without being seen as being stubborn.  Helps provide stamina in harsh environments.  Helps give us patience in seeing the potential in our relationships.
Blue - It can help you to communicate spiritual concepts to others and understand the unusual or mystical events you may experience. 
Pink - Can help provide grounding in relationships while trying to clear out differences and unsettled areas in your relationships.

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Eilat - This stone combines the properties of Malachite, Chrysocolla, Turquoise & Copper so please also look at the properties of those stones. - This is sometimes known as "the Sage" it helps us in attaining growth toward wisdom.  Helps provide insight into the proper action and helps creative problem solving.  It is also good for cleansing negativity from our environment. 
Emerald - Rich to light Green - Can be clear or cloudy colored - Stone of successful love, helps with domestic bliss as well as sensitivity and loyalty within yourself.  Enhances memory, helps you choose the right action for situations, works on the heart chakra and helps bring harmony to all areas of ones life. Helps eliminate negativity and bring forth the positive and helps us center into our life's work.  Helps bring rhythmic breathing to enhance meditation.  It also has all the general properties of Beryl.
Enhydro - They can be found in Quartz, Chalcedony and Agates - Enhydro is Greek for "water within".  The enhydro is a stone that contains water that has remained unchanged and pure for thousands and perhaps millions of years.  Sometimes you can see the water inside because there is a bubble or small piece of debris floating in the water. - It can help us put ourselves in the "shoes of another," helping us to recognize and understand the other person's true feelings.   They can be helpful in stressful situations.  As water has always indicated the emotions in terms of the 4 elements (earth -  body, water - emotions, air - man, fire - spirit), these crystals may have a profound effect on our emotional lives. It can help assist in metamorphosis and continued change throughout all times, it can provide for a concentrated determination of both the acceleration and the ease of reformation of the self.  They can be good for dream or meditation work. 
Epidote - Brown green, Yellow, Yellow Green, Green Black, Grey, Black - Helps dispel criticalness, enhances our perception of life, works to stimulate our participation and interaction with others and help our personal power.  This stone can help us to truly experience all aspects of our lives.
Euclase - Colorless, Blue, Green or White - It is called the happiness stone.  It helps increase joy and happiness by stimulating activity ruled by the heart and intuition. It helps enhance pride in accomplishments and has the oomph to help you attain the ‘ultimate’ in all areas of your life.  The energy is like a moving river in the way it cleanses blockages from the etheric body and in helping communication on all levels.  It awakens creativity and the forces of creativity and manifestation.  It helps stimulate the crown, throat and heart chakras.  It can help transform negativity into positive energy.   It can help stimulate and amplify energies of the mind, powers of perception and psychic abilities. 
Eudialyte - Pink, Rose, Burgundy, Green, Red, Brown, Grey, Black or combination of colors -   Helps dispel jealousy, opens and activate the heart chakra.  Holding the stone can bring inspiration and confidence in what we do.  Helps us separate ourselves from anger, guilt, resentment, hostility, depression, sorrow and to move forward in our forgiveness of ourselves and others.  This will bring the ability to love ourselves as well as to give love to others.  Helps to enhance and fine tune Clairaudient abilities. 
Eulite see Hypersthene

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Fairy Stone - Various shades of grey - The originality and the forms of these stones are a phenomenon proper to Northern Quebec, Canada. Each of the Fairy Stones are unique and an individual.  They are composed of calcium carbonate and are left in deposits in the lakes made by receding glaciers.  These stones are found in the soft deposits in the ponds, having occupied the depression of the retreat of the big glacial front. Then they were carried by the water and deposited along the shores of certain lakes and rivers. 
One of the main rivers where Fairy Stones are found is the Harricana river, the second longest river in Canada. When the first Indians came up the rivers they stopped on the beaches found the strange pebbles, which for them looked like biscuits. This is the reason they named the river "Harricana" which means "river of the biscuits" in the Algonquin language.
The front of the concretion is often smooth and regular while the back can be rough with irregular lines which have been said to be caused by the traces left by miniature worms or organic remains which were fossilized millions of years ago.
The Indians have called them ''Fairy Stones'' for hundreds of years.  They often carried them as lucky charms when they went on fishing or hunting expeditions.  Lovers offered the most beautiful Fairy Stones to their loved ones.  The biggest specimens occupied a place of honor in their homes, or according to the legend, these special stones assured a protection against bad spirits.  They also were said to bring good health and prosperity to the occupants of the home. 
A Fairy Stone can "adopt" you and act as a little helper, helping you to take care of details and provide a safe and nurturing space where you can work freely both spiritually and practically.  These stones have a strong link to the nurturing energies of the earth mother.  It can help teach you to care and have concern for the planet and all those upon it.
Feldspar - It brings the flash to other minerals, such as Amazonite, Granite, Labradorite, Moonstone and Sunstone. - It can help us leave the old behind and more forward in an unconventional way.  It can help us find exciting and unusual methods of attaining our goals.  It can provide support in issues of self awareness and self love.  It can help us realize that love can unite us with all aspects of the world.  It can help us understand messages that we have received from within and outside of ourselves. 
Ferrierite - White to Colorless - It can bring us a joy and can transform ones life.  It helps cleanse the mind of unfortunate and stressful memories allowing us to release those memories.  It is a good stone to bring "smooth sailing" during travel, whether it be physical, mental or astral.
Flint - Grey, Smoky Brown to Black - It has been said to help increase optimism and help relieve feelings of being overwhelmed.  It can help protect us and eliminate negativity and help banish nightmares.  It is helpful during arguments and other controversy.  It can help you be more emotionally detached from stressful situations, allowing the issue to be more easily resolved.  It can help strengthen our communication skills. It can help relieve shyness and allow more intimate and personal experiences.  It has been said that ancient tribes have used it to for releasing negativity from haunted locations.  It can be helpful in money management.  It can help us be focused and maintain balance in our lives.  It can help cut emotional ties or cords that we need to remove from our lives. 
Fluorite – Purple, lavender, green, blue, brown, yellow, reddish orange, pink, white or clear, also may be multicolored. – Truth, intellect, consciousness, aura cleansing and protection.  Helps bring order to chaos, whether the chaos is on the physical, emotional, mental or spiritual level.  It helps dispel strong emotions, easing desperation, depression, and anger.  It helps concentration during meditation.  Helps ground, balance and focus our energies.     Fluorite colors may fade in the sunlight, please be careful!!!
Fluorite - Blue - Helps bring orderly thoughts to life.  Brings a calming energy.  Good stone for bringing clear communication skills.  It helps relieve light workers who are overworked.  Also all the general properties of Fluorite.
Fluorite - Green - It attracts joy and helps our Inner Child be revealed. Also all the general properties of Fluorite.
Fluorite - Purple/Lavender - It helps bring rationality to intuition, enhances meditation, psychic and spiritual growth.  Helps ease stress, allowing us to sleep better so that we heal and are better able to regain our balance.  Also all the general properties of Fluorite.
Fluorite - Rainbow - The multicolored bands have energies for Indigo Children.  It helps to encourage the presence of beings from the Angelic realm.  It helps communication with spirit guides.  It can help remove ethereal cords and protect and shield us from psychic attack.  Helps with self sufficiency and helping you to understand that ones happiness rests within you not with others.  Activates and energizes all chakras.
Fluorite - Yellow - It can help encourage exactness in creativity.  It can provide support with fastidiousness and intellectual pursuits.  It can help stabilize group energy, promoting cooperation between the members of the group.  Helps to stimulate intellect and dispel confusion, distraction and bewilderment.  It can help us to find what is lost by holding the stone and concentrating on what is missing.
Fluorite – Yttrium aka Yttrian – Light lavender – It can help with both mystical and spiritual growth.  It can help you to develop your intuition and help your growth with any other psychic abilities especially if you are a medium.  It works well at the crown chakra.  It can help you become better organized.  It can help you strengthen your connection to your higher self and to spirit.  It can help boost your intellectual abilities.  It can be useful during studying difficult subjects, it seems to allow better understanding of more complex ideas.  It can help bring calm and serenity.  It is helpful in enhancing creativity.  It is a strong healing stone.  It can help you be grounded when you are more mentally oriented, such as a thinker, dreamer or philosopher, helping to bring ideas into reality.   Also has all the properties of Fluorite.
Fossil - In ancient times they were believed to be "gifts from the stars" and have been used to enhance telepathic communication between worlds, present, past and future.  Helps bring forth accomplishments in the business world and bring quality and excellence within our environment.  Helps us open up and be more receptive to new and innovative forces that are open to us. Helps allow the old programming and schedules to dissipate.
Fuchsite - Green with iridescent, easily flakes apart - It stirs the imagination, creativity and appreciation for beauty.  It encourages diplomacy and discretion.  Helps us bounce back from difficult or stressful situations.  It enhances the energy from other stones used in combination, it strengthening the effect of both stones.
Fuchsite, Ruby and Kyanite, in combination, concentrates its energies on our higher chakras, especially the heart, throat and third eye. It helps us to ground ourselves and provides  protective energy to allow us the freedom of exploring new paths.  It doesn't accumulate negativity and helps protect against negativity. It can be a  powerful tool for personal empowerment.  It can helps us to speak what needs to be expressed.  It can allow us to have the courage to stand up for our beliefs and our belief system.  It helps encourage us to be true to ourselves in all aspects of our lives.

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Gabbro aka Indigo Gabbro or Mystic Merlinite - It can help aligh and attune all chakras from crown to base.  It can help us resonate with the elemental forces to bring creative manifestation.  It can help provide a connection to the Higher Self and awaken the energy of the third-eye.  It can help relieve discordance and a violent temper and expression.  It has been said that it links directly with and to the elemental energies of earth, air, fire, water and storm.  It is useful in soul retrieval and shamanic work.  It can help with communication with plant and animal spirits, as well as other entities from the spirit worlds.  It can help to locate energy blockages within the body.  It can help during sleep by bringing powerful dreams.   It can be helpful in recalling knowledge and talents from past lives.   It can help to unite the light and shadow sides of ourselves thus bring a wholeness to the body.
Gahnite - Rare variety of Spinel that may be green, blue, yellow, brown or grey. - It can help enhance psychic abilities and our intuition.  It is helpful in aligning the intuitive center with the higher self.  It can facilitate astral travel.  It can help to align and stimulate third eye chakra.  It is useful in helping us attain knowledge of the movement, position and blockages in the path of the Kundalini. See also the properties of Spinel.
Galaxyite - (Sometimes incorrectly called Galaxite, but actually that is a different stone.) - Grey to Greenish with the bright colored pin points of "fire", similar to Labradorite.  Galaxyite is a combination of Feldspar and micro crystals of Labradorite. - It helps teach us that Love isn't two people looking at each other but both looking, together in the same direction.  It is sometimes considered a "Stone of Discovery" which helps the inner self understand with the conscious mind that our lives are really moving forward on our paths.  It can help us connect to our psychic self and awaken the energy from our third eye.  When opening the third eye it can help with self discovery and clears the way for positive changes.  It is sometimes known as the "Aura Stone" because it can help protect, cleanse and balance the aura as well as stopping energy leakage's through the aura.  It has been said to help spiritual, mystical, intuitive growth and transformation.  It can enhance the conscious intellect and the subconscious mind.  This stone has been said to represent the galaxy and has a strong connection with all of the planets in our solar system. It is a good choice for those who wish to learn about astrology and astronomy.  It can be helpful for astral travel and astral projection.  It can also assist in contacting beings from other dimensions and planes, of higher spirituality.  It can offer security and protection from negative energies and helps ease stress and anxiety.
Galena - Deep metallic Grey, heavy stone - Helps provide grounding and to center our energies.  It helps open the pathways between the physical and ethereal bodies to align the energies and stimulate the nervous system.  It helps bring harmony on all levels and assists in decreasing self limiting ideas.  It is a wonderful healing stone, helping with holistic, homeopathic and herbal medicines and studies.
Garnet – It is sometimes known as the "stone of health", helping to transform negative energy to a more positive state.  Helps us to expand awareness and manifest the needed changes.  Helps us with commitment, to ourselves, others and to a purpose.  It is helpful in moods of abandonment, helping us to realize that letting go of the feelings will allow us to feel fresh and free.  It balances and stimulates the Kundalini, base and crown Chakras.   Helps balance the energy field, allowing the right flow of energy to flow through us at the right time. 
Garnet - Almandine - Deep Red, Violet or Brownish Black - It can inspire us during times of contemplation, giving us peace and balancing the time needed for solitude.  It can stimulate physical vitality and boost our energy, helping us to achieve whatever it is that we need to do. It can be used to help you to understand the truth of all matters, providing the understanding of the higher self and the Universal Will.  It is helpful in the study of astronomy, astrology and mathematics.  It can help increase our productivity.  Helps us to keep focused and get things completed.   Also has all the properties of Garnet.
Garnet - Andradite - Green, Brown, Dark Grey, Rainbow or Black - It can help enhance and stabilize the masculine qualities of the self, such as providing strength, stamina and courage.  It can help to align the magnetic fields of the body.  It can be helpful in relationships, bringing what is needed into your life what is necessary for your development. 
Garnet - Green - It is helpful in our personal and business relationships.  It is a stone that is useful during times of change,  when you need to move on and stop living in the past when it no longer serves you.  It can help bring us closer to and bond with our children, especially during the difficult teenage years.  It helps bring us energy during times of stressful situations such as divorce.  Also has all the properties of Garnet.
Garnet - Grossular aka Grossularite - Brown, Green, Yellow, Red, Orange, Colorless, White, Grey, Black - It can help strengthen stability in lawsuits and challenges.  It can  help teach us relaxation and to "go with the flow".  It can help encourage our pursuits in service to others and also the cooperation of others in that area.  It can enhance relationships of all kinds.  It can help improve listening and communication skills.  It is a powerful healing stone of the heart and love.  It can help bring order to chaotic energies.  If you are in a long distance relationship this stone can help bring the sense of togetherness and connection.  Also has all the properties of Garnet.
Garnet - Hessonite - Orange, Brown or Cinnamon colored - It can help eliminate feelings of inferiority.  It can encourage us to explore new challenges and gives us courage to move forward in our personal endeavors.  It can enhance our intellect and reduce aggressive tendencies.  It can help release toxins from the body and mind and improve relaxation.  It can help inspire creativity on all levels.  It can encourage and increase self esteem, self respect, respect of others and spiritual growth.  It can help us to release worn out and unusable ideas, views, agreements and behavioral patterns that we have outgrown.  Also has all the properties of Garnet.
Garnet - Melanite - Black variety of Andradite -  It can be used for situations where there is a lack of love, within ourselves as well as others, to bring that loving energy to the world.  It can help release jealousy, envy, distrust and anger in our lives.  It can help release blockages of our heart and throat Chakras.  It can help us to release resentment and animosity and help us to understand the basis for it, allowing us to learn the necessary lessons that needed to be learned.  It can help enhance relationships, both in union and parting, such as a divorce.  Also has all the properties of Garnet.
Garnet - Pink - It can help soothe a stressed nervous system.  The can be used by healers for stress related diseases, such as anorexia, mistrust and people needing comfort.  Also all the properties of Garnet. 
Garnet - Pyrope - Blood Red - It has been said that it can bring vitality and charisma, bringing us an excellent quality of life.  It can help align and protect the base and crown Chakras, aligning them with the subtle bodies.  This will help link the grounding characteristics of the base and the wisdom of the crown, thus stabilizing the two bodies.  It can help bring creative inspiration and balance our productivity and happiness.  Also all the general properties of Garnet.
Garnet - Rainbow Andradite - It can help cleanse and open the crown chakra.  It is useful in clearing the aura and to expand the vision ethereally.  It can help in situations with others where sharing and giving are emphasized. It can  help relieve the sense of isolation and disconnectedness and helps release unwanted fears. 
Garnet - Rhodolite - Helps in illuminating our intuition and stimulates the development of the metaphysical areas of channeling and meditation.  Helps initiate the rise of the Kundalini and supports its movement through the Chakras.  It helps protect the base chakra, helping to maintain the rhythm and synchronicity of our consciousness.  It is also good during times of contemplation, bring balance, peace, solitude and harmony.  Also has all the properties of Garnet.
Garnet - Silver Aura – Silvery in regular light while it is a red to raspberry color when backlit – It has been processed in some secret way but not with a coating or irradiated – It is a wonderful healing stone.  It helps enhance the energetic connection between the conscious self and the inner self, raising the energy levels. It can be used to help bring a state of wellness.  It may help you to see the aura of another person. 
Garnet - Spessartine - Orange to Red - They can  help with the productivity in the home, very good for anyone that has a career in their home.  It can help bring happiness and contentment.  It can bring the willingness to help others and strengthen the heart.  It can help aid the analytical process of the rational mind.  It can be an anti depressant and also help hold off nightmares.  It is helpful in eliminating fears and to provide the confidence needed to change one's life.  It can help us to gain higher levels of inner growth and balance in our lives.  Also has all the properties of Garnet.
Garnet - Star - It helps discourage chaos and disruption in our lives, emitting an energy to help stabilize us on all levels, bringing order to the chaos.  It helps connection to other worlds, helps us to remember dreams and to move toward success.  It is sometimes known as the "stone of majesty".  Helping us to see insights and guide us to do right and be honorable in what we do.  It helps us to feel the victory of our successful situations. Also has all the properties of Garnet.
Garnet - Tsavorite - Emerald Green - It can help us to know ourselves better.  It can stimulate the knowledge of our inner selves and that each person rules their own destiny.  It can help us to live with love in our hearts and to show that love to the outer world.  It helps provide a connection with the higher planes and contact with the spiritual world.  It helps enhance channeling and to produce visions.  It can be used to help our psychic communications and telepathic connections.  Also has all the properties of Garnet.
Garnet - Uvarovite - Emerald Green - It helps us recognize the universal, galactic and endless nature of the soul.  It helps bestow peace, quiet and solitude without loneliness.  It helps bring clarity in the mental processes and helps stimulate the heart Chakra.  It helps enhance relationships via the fusion of the soul - one purpose, one mind.  It helps encourage patriotism.   See also the general properties of Garnet.
Gaspeite - It helps bring spirituality to our everyday life.  Helps bring success in our endeavors. Brings healing to the one carrying the stone as well as protection on the physical plane.  Helps bring communication with the spirits.  It can be used to attract people for friendship or business.  It helps us to understand that it is "Okay" to ask for and receive help from others. 
Geode - Sliced open, it sometimes contains crystals - Edges can be brown, cream, gray, or white and has been dyed many other colors, they can have Quartz, Calcite, Amethyst, Citrine Agate, Chalcedony and a variety of other minerals inside which would add to the properties of the stone - It helps us to connect with the higher plane and others that are of a spiritual mind as well.  It helps us to see and analyze the full picture before making important decisions.  It has been said to help with astral traveling.  If there are crystals or other minerals inside of the geode those properties will add to those of the geode.  Also see the properties of Quartz, Calcite, Amethyst, Citrine and other minerals.
Geode - Occo - Small Geode - Helps bring understanding that the concept of superiority and inferiority only exist within our minds.  Can help bring victory in recreational games, such as gambling, tournaments and also helps bring success in employment.  It can help bring an attitude of being a "free spirit" allowing us to have trust, freedom and innocence. Also has all the general properties of Geodes.
Girasol - aka Blue Opal - It is a type of Opal that doesn't have fire.  Clear to Milky - It is a gentle stone but has powerful energy.  It can help us to communicate freely, our thoughts that we have not been able to voice in the past.  It can help encourage and enhance creativity in the practical and artistic areas of our lives.  It is a stone of healing that can gently enhance healing on all levels.  This stone helps teach love and nonviolence and can help renew the relationship with self and "All That Is".  It can help with our spiritual awakening and activation of our inner healing on the emotional, spiritual, intellectual and physical bodies.  It can help relieve fatigue.  It is a good stone for visualization, dream work and imagination. It can help us recognize what concerns us and helps to bring a solution.
Glendonite - It is a Calcite Pseudomorph of Ikaite - Brown, Redish Brown - It is helpful for teaching, learning, discovery and understanding.  It helps the learning process by breaking down the information and thoughts into easily understood terms.  It may help one to discover their lifes purpose.  It helps to bring a loving a home and a good family life.
Goethite -  Yellow, Orange, Red or Black Brown - It can help you enjoy the journey on your path through life as you move toward your goal.  It can help attune and help us communicate with the ethereal and Angelic realms.   It can enhance clairaudience, sometimes allowing us to hear the music of the elders.   It can help with concentration and help us not be distracted.  On the physical plane, it can help support clarity of communication between individuals and among members of a group.  It can help us tune in and communicate with our Spiritual Teachers and Guides. 
Gold - It has been called the Master Healer mineral and is good for purification of the physical body.  It can help balance the energy fields and is beneficial for opening and balancing the third eye and crown chakras.  It has been said to bring wealth, happiness and good feelings.  It can help remove negative energies and bring in the positive energies to attract positive energy.  It will also enhance the energy of any stone set in gold. It is said to symbolize the purity of the spiritual quality of "All That Is".
Goldstone - Medium brown with tiny pieces of copper glitter - Goldstone is a man-made stone, a type of glass with copper in it. It was originally created when alchemists were working to create gold. - Since it is infused with copper shavings, it is a powerful energy generator.  It has a gentle uplifting energy. It has been said that it stores the energy of those who touch it, making it an excellent gift for loved ones who are far away and is also a stone of ambition and drive.  Because of the copper shavings it has many of the properties of copper, including strengthening the circulatory system, strengthening bones, and easing arthritis pain.  See also the properties of Copper.
Goldstone - Blue - A stone of wisdom and science, teaching us to reach for the stars, and reminding us of the light within darkness.  Also all the general properties of Goldstone.
Goshenite - Colorless Beryl -  It is a stone of truthfulness that can encourage truth in all actions, particularly in giving one's word.  It helps bring self control, creativity and originality.  It can help make communication easier and help stabilize relationships.  It can help balance us intellectually.  It can help us see clearly and to rely on wisdom rather than knowledge.  It can help make us less opinionated and more willing to listen to ideas that can challenge our way of thinking.    It also has all the general properties of Beryl.
Granite - It can encourage us to go with the flow and helps us find our highest path. Helps teach us to live in a state of grace.  It has been said that it was a sacred and powerful stone within the Aboriginal and Mayan cultures.  It is a protective stone and helpful in balancing relationships.  It helps bring abundance into our lives.  It can help with diplomacy, discretion and cooperativeness.  It can help us not be as doubtful or skeptical in our daily lives.
Graphite - Metallic silver gray to Iron Black  - This is a wonderful conductor for healing energy that goes from healer to the one being healed. It can be used to align the chakras.  It is known as the stone of "personal freedom" helping one to take control of ones life.  It can help with writing, mathematical abilities, improves conversational skills, discouraging hostilities and helps relieve anger.
Grossularite - See Grossular Garnet
Gypsum - Clear, White, Green, Grey, Pink, Yellow, Blue, Red, Brown and Black - Helps bring growth and improvement in character. Helps bring clarity of mind and good fortune.  Helps eliminate stagnation and enhance progress.

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Hackmanite - Variety of Sodalite, between Sodalite and Hauyne - Some Hackmanite is tenebrescent, which means it changes color, or intensity of color, in the sun. - It is helpful in balancing the body and a teacher for those who are too wound up in the mental world.  It can relieve mental stress and is a great stone for healing.  It is an excellent stone to help us find our balance. 
Halite - aka Salt Crystals (don't cleanse these in water, they will melt) - Clear, white, and shades of yellow, pink, blue and red -  It is helpful in enhancing good will, leveling out mood swings and relieving negativity.  It can stimulate the acupressure and acupuncture meridians. Helps us to change negative thought patterns and release bad habits.  It can help remove negative influences from our perceptions.  It helps allow to go deep into ourselves to help find ancient solutions to present day problems.  It's useful in cleansing the aura by releasing negative energies. 
Halite - Blue - Indigo -  It can help stimulate psychic power, mysticism and intuition.  It can be helpful for clearing any kind of emotion "garbage". It can protect us from psychic attack, negative entities and possessions. Helps clear blockages to opening us up to our psychic development or abilities.   See also the properties of Halite.
Halite - Pink to Red - Helps to clear the heart chakra and bring us the love we deserve.  It can help cleanse the crown chakra and all the kundalini chakras and channels from negative energy, entities, spirit possessions and attachments. It can help release oppression and sadness.  See also the properties of Halite.
Hanksite - Grey/Green, Yellow, Yellow/Green, White, Clear and almost Black - Helps  us gain insight to information to help fight illusion and trickery.  This stone helps us to understand the experience of leaving this earth plane.  Helps us to fight restlessness, wonderful during meditation and helping our spirituality.  Helps our flexibility in the mental, emotional and physical bodies.  It is helpful with those that are introverted.
Harmotome - White, Colorless, Grey, Pink, Red, Yellow or Brown - It helps us to reach out to others, bringing the spirit of brotherhood and love.  This can help one stay on a schedule. Helps during the formation of a group, to bring it together harmoniously.  It can help one to learn and absorb things of an unusual nature.  It is also a good stone for someone that is involved in musical activities.
Hauyne - It can enhance and bring us deep meditation.  It can be helpful in the journey back into past lives.  It can bring us peacefulness and self acceptance.
Hawk's Eye - Bluish green to bluish gray - It can help bring serenity and peace.  It helps us with our perspective, bring keen insight and good judgment.  It can bring us abundance, prosperity, healing and riches.  It helps bring us a love of nature. This can teach us to come to terms with the imperfections of the earth plane and to accept them.
Healers Gold aka Apache Gold - Black with Golden Pyrite inclusions - It can  help us connect with the earth energy and channel it through the body.  It can bring an abundance of life force, prana,  to the body and allow healers to access a higher volume of energy for healing.  It can help healers, who work with the stone, work longer without feeling their energy being drained, in fact they often experience the opposite.  During healing, Reiki or other modalities, both the healer and the client are likely to feel an increase in energy levels both during and after a session.  It can help align and harmonize the astral and physical bodies.  It can help remove energy blockages, activate weak or lazy chakras.  It is useful on all chakras.  It can promote a positive outlook, sense of well being, confidence in oneself, acceptance of others and an overall feeling of balance on all levels.  It can aid in sleep difficulties.  Also see the properties of Pyrite and Magnetite.
Heliodor - Gold  Beryl - It can help us with our personal power and intellect.  It can help improve communication and help us to communicate on a higher level.  It can help bring balance between the intuitive and conscious levels of ourselves.  It can help us find comfort in nurturing others while maintaining our sense of self.  It is said to manifest purity in all aspects on all planes of being.  It helps provide initiative and independence in our thoughts and actions.  It helps promote our will to succeed, even when our courage fails us.  It's message to us is that with confidence and conviction we can resolve any circumstance or problem that comes our way.   It can help relieve nervousness and emotional eruptions that have been caused by excessive stress. It is said to vibrate with clarity and truth, thus channeling divine light and love.  It also has all the general properties of Beryl.
Hematite – Black, Red to Metallic gray – Focus, concentration, grounding, courage and balancing yin yang.  Helps bring tranquility and emotional clarity.  Draws heat from the body, helpful with fevers. It energizes and revitalizes, increasing resistance to stress and strengthening the body.  Helps dissolve and transform negativity, helping us to feel more optimistic and able to focus on inner happiness. Helps strengthen our self control. 
Hematite has several varieties, each with their own unique names. 
• Hematite Rose is a circular arrangement of bladed crystals giving the appearance of a rose.
• Kidney Ore is the massive botryoidal form and gives the appearance of lumpy kidney like masses. 
• Oolitic Hematite is a sedimentary formation that has a reddish brown color and an earthy luster and is composed of small rounded grains. 
• Rainbow Hematite is a combination of Hematite and Goethite – It can help dissolve negativity in all forms, particularly useful during healing to ground high vibrational states.  It helps calm the mind and bring deep inner peace.  It can boost confidence and self worth.  It can help stimulate psychic and metaphysical pursuits and aids concentration, mental functioning and memory.  It can help raise consciousness and vibration, enabling clairaudient communication and contacting the angelic realm.
• Speculate aka Specularite is a micaceous or flaky stone that is sparkling silver gray and sometimes used as an ornamental stone. 
Hemimorphite - Clear, white, blue, green or grey - Helps to be less self centered and allows us to not be egotistical.  It helps us to take responsibility for our own Happiness or Unhappiness, thus allowing us to create our own personal reality, in that letting us recognize that we are in control of our own self concept.  It helps us gain self esteem, brings luck, to live a joyous and creative life.  Helps us to manifest practicality and sensibility as well as helping to relieve feelings of hostility and anger.  An excellent stone to help us grow toward an ego less self confidence and self respect.
Hemimorphite - Blue - It can help aid communication of inner feelings about healing unhealthy or damaged relationships. It can also be used to     encourage compassion and develop the ability to connect with the 'other side' and angelic beings.  It can help increase psychic or the abilities to have visions.  It can help to develop inner strength.  It is helpful in providing the energy to finish projects that you begin.  See all the properties of Hemimorphite.
Hemimorphite - Pink - It can help protect you from malicious thoughts and emotional angst.  It helps raise the body's vibrations and open communication on the highest spiritual levels.  It will help enhance the talents of healers and spiritual counselors.  It can help with our self development, help to manifest your highest potential and teach that you have personal responsibility for your own happiness.  It can help you to speak the truth of your own feelings and help with the healing of dysfunctional relationships.  Helps you to create and set realistic goals for yourself.  It can help aid in resolving emotional issues.  Also see all the properties of Hemimorphite.
Herkimer Diamond - Clear, some with inclusions - It helps increase the awareness of dreams, expands awareness and inspires creativity and imagination. It helps reduce stress and release tension, helps us to connect to our Inner Voices and psychic abilities.  They harmonize well with most other stones, particularly Moldavite.  It can stimulate psychic abilities such as telepathy and clairvoyance.   It can help stimulate conscious attunement to our highest spiritual levels.  It can help open and clear the chakras to allow the energy to flow.
Heulandite - Green, White - It can help you to get rid of ideas that don't serve you well.  It can help you to focus your thoughts.  It may allow you to access the ancient knowledge of Atlantis, Lemuria and Egypt.  You may be able to learn about past lives you have experienced there.  It can help you heal situations that may be of a karmic nature, so you can stop the ongoing need to keep reliving these situations.  It is a high vibration stone and is very good for meditation.   Also see the properties of Zeolite.
Hiddenite - Emerald to Light Green and Yellow - It can enhance our creative and spiritual potentials and stimulate our intellect.  It can help us find the clarity in our lives.  It can help us to look into the deeper levels within and bring clarity to ourselves that we often ignore.  It can help us to focus on the issues and situations at hand, giving us ideas as to how to solve our problems.  It can be used for healing on all levels.  It is a stone known for attracting prosperity.  It works well on the Heart Chakra, providing protection and support for our emotions.  It is a calming stone and can help during times of loss.  It can help us to generate compassion for others as well as ourselves.  It can bring trust into relationships of all kinds.  It also has all the general properties of Kunzite.
Holey Stone aka Odin Stone - Usually a soft stone (such as sandstone) with naturally occurring holes, that were produced by erosion, wind, wave action or sea creatures, not man made!  The holes in the stones were created by the Earth Mother herself and all are one of a kind. - They are stones of protection and strengthening of mind.  They can also help enhance psychic abilities.  They are helpful in preventing nightmares when hung or placed by the bed.  Hanging one near where a pet sleeps helps guard it as well.  When hung or placed in homes or vehicles they offer protection from harm for all who reside or travel within.  When placed on an Altar they offer a perfect vessel for creating a link to the Earth Mother and her water spirits.  They have also been used to help rid the body of dis-ease by drawing it out and absorbing it.  After being used for healing please cleanse the stones before using them again.
Howlite - White/cream colored, marked with veins of black or brown - It is a gentle stone that aids and deepens sleep, allowing wisdom to be retained from our dreams.  Helps calm and soothe emotions, reduce anxiety, pain, tension, stress and rage in our lives. It helps inspire artistic creation and new ideas, allowing us to express our emotions positively.  It is a good stone for communication, allowing us to be aware of our emotions and express them calmly.  It is also a stone of healing.
Hypersthene aka Eulite - Black, Green or Brown and can have flashes of color though it - It can help with problem solving of all magnitudes.  It can help fight irritability and criticalness.  It is helpful when you need to stand up for for what we believe is right.  It can help bring and maintain good business and personal relationships.  It can enhance Clairaudience and help to receive information from the spiritual and astral realms.  It can encourage self respect, release the negative facets of pride fulness.  It can help open the door to our desired opportunities.  It can help one to be totally faithful to themselves as well as others.  It can help us overcome shyness and feel comfortable in social situations. 

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Idocrase see Vesuvianite
Infinite - It is sometimes called "the healers stone".  It can be useful for healers, athletes, chronic pain sufferers and others who have a need for healing energies. It is a soothing and calming stone.  It has been called a miracle working stone.  It can help us deal with our past, present and future, all at once.  Helping balance and deal with past life energies on the physical, mental and spiritual levels.  It has a loving, Angelic energy.  It can help clear clouded auras and raise the Kundalini.
Iolite - Purple, Blue, Brown, Yellow, Grey, Green w/iridescence - Wonderful stone for the Third Eye and Crown Chakra's during meditation and astral traveling.  Assists in our spiritual growth, strengthens and aligns the aura and can stimulate shamanic visions.  It's one of the best stones to use in psychic, healing, and spiritual activities. It can help to open one to psychic talents and expand them gently. It can also enhance curiosity.  It can be helpful when dealing with addictions, including alcoholism. It assists in detoxification as well as maintaining sobriety.
Iron - Grey to black but when included in other stones can show as red to orange - It can help bring mental and emotional balance.  It can help release our every day issues as well as create and use new ideals come in to our lives.  It has been used to bring contact with the Fairy Kingdom of this world.   It can stimulate contact with other worldly intelligence and bring insight and knowledge into the moral structure of the elders.  It can help us be more open and receptive to the tranquility and abundance that surrounds us.  It can help bring diplomacy in to our lives, especially during lawsuits, petitions and judgments.

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Jade - Nephrite and Jadeite are the only two true varieties of Jade.  It is composed of both Jade and Actinolite, so see also the properties of Actinolite and Jade.
Jade - Black, Green, Lilac, Yellow, White and colors combined - A Dream Stone - it helps us remember and resolve our dreams, if you place it under your pillow it can help with the release of our suppressed emotions.  Helps bring harmony, peace and change negativity to positive energy.  Gives us ambition to get our objectives accomplished.  Helps provide us with confidence to become more self assured, self sufficient and self reliant.   See also Nephrite Jade.
Jasper – Wide variety of colors, just about every color imaginable - It has been called the supreme nurturer, reminds us there is more that surrounds us than ourselves, protect from negativity, helping to ground us, balances yin yang and assists us during astral travel.  Helps to align and cleanse our Chakra's and Aura.  It helps to balance the physical, emotional and intellectual bodies with the etheric energies. It is said to have been worn by priests and kings and used in a ceremonial way in Native American traditions. This stone increases determination in all pursuits and aids quick thinking.  It also reminds one to be honest with oneself and to help others.
Jasper - Boekenhout - aka Spirit Quartz Jasper - It is the combination of Jasper and Quartz from South Africa. It is the base stone on which some Spirit Quartz grows. - It is a wonderful stone for healing on all levels.  It may help you to reconnect with those that we have been with in a previous incarnation.  It can be helpful on our path to enlightenment bringing us knowledge and wisdom along the way.  It can help to dispel fear, doubt illusion and delusion.  It is helpful in allowing us to see outside of the self to help stimulate change and actually achieve ones goals.  It is an excellent stone to carry while traveling, it may be used to protect one from the imposition from others, both physically and mentally.   It is helpful in providing concentration while studying and at work.  It can help bring insight into the answers we need for both our sacred being as well as our mundane lives.  It has been called the "Stone of Luxury" helping to bring us the luxury of peace and tranquility.  It can be helpful with finances, helping us to balance the outgo with the income.  It can be helpful in astral travel and to visit the Akashic records.  It can be used to promote pride without arrogance, dignity without egotism, enhancing humility and the understanding that we are unique.  Also helping to show us that we are exactly where need to be in our development and on the continued path toward perfection.  It helps us to eliminate negativity within the self and within our environment.  It can help us see that our life is "sweet", helping us see the beauty and positive aspects of it.  It is a stone for romance and romantic involvement. Also check the properties of Jasper and Quartz.
Jasper - Brecciated - It can help enhance organizational abilities, relaxation and a sense of being complete and whole.  It helps align the chakras and balance the Yin Yang, physical and emotional bodies.  It is considered a stone of protection.  It can encourage attunement, healing and communication with animals.  It can help bring happiness, relieve stress and bring a good outlook on life!  It can help increase physical endurance and ward off dehydration.  It is a good stone for grounding oneself and is associated with the root chakra.  Also has all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Cobra aka King Cobra - Helps us to realize that we are all part of the whole, no one is separate.  Helps give us confidence in taking the next step in one's true path.  Helps enable us to know that sometimes what others feel is right for us, in fact, their suggestions may not be healthy for our spirit.   Also has all the general properties of Jasper and Green Jasper.
Jasper - Coquina see Calligraphy Stone.
Jasper - Dalmatian - Grey to Cream coloring with Dark spots of Tourmaline - It can help us on our spiritual path and to understand that our path is our own and different from others.  On that path we will receive the knowledge we need, sometimes difficult while other times it will be easy to understand as we learn and grow.  It helps us release what we have outgrown and encourages us to move forward in a unique and exhilarating path to achieve our goals.  It helps balance the yin yang energies on the physical, emotional and intellectual bodies.  It can help cleanse and release dysfunctional and negative energies in our bodies.  It can help bring out our playfulness and lighter side.  It can also bring devotion, fidelity, constancy and allegiance.  It is a good stone to share during all types of relationships.  It can be used to calm animals.  Also has all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Dragon Blood - Green with splatters of red and black - Helps to enhance the Life Source.  Helps to increase courage, strength and vitality.  Can help bring joy to community interactions. It can help us to achieve our goals. It can form a protective barrier against negativity.  It can help attract money and love to the one wearing or carrying the stone. Helps with loneliness and to keep the spirits up. It is good for balancing the yin/yang energies and the aura. It can help to ground the spiritual energy through the heart chakra.  It can be useful for diagnosing illness and preventing illness.  Also has all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Dendritic - It is the 'Stone of the Mind' and has a strong connection to the brain and its workings.  It can help bring clarity of mind and sharp thinking. It is very good for writers and inventors. It is a stone that encourages creativity and idealistic thinking. It can be used to help calm you when it seems your thoughts have gone into ‘over drive’, bringing focus, easing frustration and clearing up scattered thoughts.  It can help those who have suffered from brain injury or conditions such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's or the after affects from a stroke.  It can be used to help you focus before tests, operations, channeling and even meditation.
Jasper - Elephant Skin aka Elephant Jasper - It can help us see what stunts our growth as individuals.  It can help guide us through our life's journey helping create harmony.  It also has all the properties of Jasper. 
Jasper - Exotica - It has a soothing, subtle and deep energy that seems to be nurturing on the soul level.  It is helpful for protection during a soul retrieval, healing of tramas or other deep emotional wounds.  It is healing for both the healer and the recipient.  Also all the properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Fancy - Helps bring tranquility, eliminate worry and depression. It can help bring mental clarity and open the Crown Chakra.  See also general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Green - Helps balance energies between members of the opposite sex, balances and clears all Chakra's and removes energy blocks. It balances both highly energized people and those who may be too mellow.   Also has all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Ivory - Tan  with black lines through it, some are dentritic - It can be helpful in anchoring during astral travel or during meditation.  It can be useful for relaxation, contentment, compassion and nurturing.  It is good for healing, completion, wholeness and gentle endings.  It can help with organizational skills.  It can help teach us to judge not and you shall not be judged.  See also the properties of Jasper and Dendritic Jasper.
Jasper - Kambamba - Black and Green with lines, swirls and circles flowing through it. - Helps soothe the nerves and helps improve our state of mind.  It can help us connect to the earth energies and to discover our personal roots.  It is a good stone for grounding and protection.  It can help with dietary health and cleanse the body of toxins.  It also helps with relaxation and balance.  Also all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Leopard Skin - Rings throughout the stone of tan, black, pink, orange or brown - Helps us to accept responsibility and increases patience.  Helps us with emotional grounding.  Also all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Marble aka Brown Jasper - It helps us connect  to the earth and brings stability and balance. It can help us achieve deep meditation and  center oneself.  It also helps us with past life regression, revealing the karmic causes for what is happening in this lifetime. Also all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Mookaite aka Mookite or Moukaite - Helps with decision making, shields against negative or dangerous situations also helps with emotional growth.  Helps with kindness to ourselves as well as others.  Helps us with decision making when we are having a difficult time.  Provides flexibility and openness in our opinions and faithfulness in promises.  Promotes energy and new ideas,  helping us gain enthusiasm to bring the excellence of ourselves.  It can help remove things that may slow our growth.  It is an excellent stone of shielding, even during combat, brings well being to our body.  Helps with contacting those that have passed on, both human and animals.  Helps eliminate distractions and revealing what is concealed.  Also all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Ocean - Wide variety of colors including Green, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Lavender, Red, White, Cream, Black, Beige's, Browns or Clear to name a few.  Sometimes has orbs flowing through them. - It's a soothing stone and helps us to love oneself as well as others. It's very healing of the emotions and brings peace of mind. Helps with acceptance of responsibility and increases patience. The circular patterns on ocean jasper symbolizes and help us realize that we are all interconnected with nature and it's cyclical pattern. It can also help with circular breathing for healing or meditation. It helps with the heart Chakra.  See also the general properties of Jasper and Orbicular Jasper.
Jasper- Orbicular - Which is circles or orbs on the stone - This helps us to accept responsibility and to increase our patience.  Helps circular breathing for healing or meditation.  Helps us with pursuits in the service to help others.  Also all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Picture - Helps bring forward our hidden thoughts, grief's fears and hopes so that me may face them and work on them.  It is a stone of harmony and helps us in business pursuits. Helps bring courage and wisdom into risky situations.  It helps neutralize and withdraw negativity from our lives. Also all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Polychrome - aka Desert Jasper or Royal Savannah Jasper - Combination of Red, Yellow, Brown, Green and/or Blue - It is said to bring good fortune and a happy outlook on life.  It is helpful with easing stress and increasing stamina.  It can be helpful in easing allergies.  It can help bring a sense of belonging to a family, friends and our mother Earth.  It has been called a teaching stone.  It can help us to engage with others and resolve issues equitably.  It can help with balancing and grounding the body. It can help release blockages of stagnant energies.  Also has all the properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Poppy - Helps bring attunement to animals and heal animal allergies.  It is a powerful physical healer, can help bring stillness to a troubled mind and to gain a positive outlook.  Can help protect the wearer  from witchcraft and soothes the nerves. Also all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Porcelain aka Exotica Jasper or Sci-Fi Jasper - It has a calming, soothing, healing energy.  It can help to release anxiety and fear.  The pink in the stone is the color of universal love.  It can help bring us a positive attitude to our lives.  It can help ease worry, bring relaxation, tranquility and feelings of contentment.  It can help energize the aura.  It can help bring a sense of wholeness and a enhance our humanitarian spirit.  Also all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Rainbow - Layers of reds and dark colors. - It can help us connect with those that will help on our path to enlightenment.  It is stone of teaching also helps to enhance psychic abilities.  Helps connect us with all life in the universe, including those that surround us. Also all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Rain Forest see Rainforest Rhyolite
Jasper, Red – Dark Orangish Red – Good for relaxation, contentment, compassion, healing, gives us a dynamic, lively energy, empowering us and reducing the feelings of being a victim.  Helps us to remember dreams. Also all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Silver Leaf - It is helpful during meditation.  It is said to ground the Kundalini Line channels and system to the core of Mother Earth.  It can help provide you with stability, calm, centering and grounding.  It is helpful to you for achieving physical and emotional balance.  It helps to provide you with a sense of wellness and solidity.  It helps you to understand your place in life and the universe.  Also all the properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Snakeskin - It can help guard against negative attitudes and actions.  It is useful in moving energy and helpful during massage or energy work.  It can help while smudging to enhance the clearing and stability of the environment when completed.  It can help eliminate the threat of psychic attack and renews the strength to more easily release the bonds or cords that are so restrictive.  It help provide a stabilizing energy to our lives.  It helps bring productivity and abundance to our minds and bodies.  It is also helpful during meditation, bringing peace of mind.  It can help guard us against someone else's negative attitude and actions.  Also has all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Starry - It looks like red Brecciated Jasper with Pyrite inclusions. - It helps us keep our feet planted firmly on the ground.  It helps with emotional stability by drawing excess energies from the head to help clear the mind.  It can help balance all the chakras and stabilizes the energy levels.  It can help us to accept and learn the important life lessons we need to learn.  It can help us accept our responsibilities in this lifetime and release what is no longer needed.  With the Pyrite inclusions it can help bring the ideal of flawless health, intellect and emotional well being.  It is a powerful healing stone.  Also all the general properties of Jasper, Red Jasper and Pyrite.
Jasper, Swamp Bog aka Gary Green, Larsonite or McDermitt Green - It helps remind us that we are not just here for ourselves but also here to bring joy to others.  It helps support the Heart Chakra.  Also all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper - Vogesite - They have a wide variety of colors and patterns, some have dendrites in them. - Helps us in business pursuits also helps bring creative and artistic energies to business pursuits and our lives.   Helps to bring harmony and bring our deepest dreams to be attained. Also all the general properties of Jasper.
Jasper, Yellow - Helps protect us during travel both physical, spiritual and astral.  It can help channel positive energy and energizes the endocrine system.  Also all the general properties of Jasper.
Jet- Black or Black/Brown.  It is fossilized wood, similar to coal but harder.  Jet was formed in marine environments not on land. - It can be used to relieve fears and negative thoughts and to protect us against illness and violence.  Helps calm us and to relieve depression. It can help strengthen psychic awareness and to encourage us to stay centered.  It can help protect us during the pursuit of business and helps the stability of finances.  It can also help stimulate and awaken the Kundalini energies in the body. 

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Kaolinite - White, Colorless with tints of Yellow, Blue, Red, Grey or Brown - It can help us to understand, process and eliminate the problems in our lives.  It can help smooth our path toward the state of spiritual excellence. It can help us to overcome the larger obstacles in our lives.   It has an encouraging energy, helping to provide support and sympathy when one is feeling low.  It can also help give us strength to rid us of unwanted or negative influences on the physical plane as well as dispel possession of the body by an outside force.  It can help with Clairaudience and to connect us to the spiritual world and enhance the information and communication we receive.
Katangite aka Katangaite variety of Plancheite.  See Plancheite
Kernite - Colorless to White, sometimes found within matrix. - Kernite doesn't keep well because it dries out and loses the water in it's crystal structure, if not stored properly.  Kernite specimens should be stored, while not being used, in a damp area or sealed container, such as a zip lock bag.  If not it can crumble into white powder. -  It can be used to stimulate the crown chakra, cleanses the chakras and aura.  It can help access past and future lives. It is a stone that can be used to help find justice during disputes.  It can help bring awareness and to release unconscious assumptions.
Kornerupine - Clear, Brown, Yellow and Green, which is rare and can have Cat's Eye - This can help to break barriers and free you from oppression.  It can help if you feel you are stuck in a rut by finding the source of the problem and show you how to transform your life.  It is helpful in revealing messages so you may find the answers needed through a vision or dream.  During meditation it can help give you a better understanding of a situation that may be troubling you and point you toward the correct solution.
Kunzite - aka Spodumene - Colorless, Pink, Yellow, Green, Grey or Purple, can also be bicolor - It's calming and soothing, inspiring loving thoughts and communication.  It can help heal a "broken heart".  Helps balance negativity during emotional states.  Enhances self esteem, tolerance and acceptance.  It can help centering and grounding.  It can help us to reach out and give as well as to accept and let go. It can relieve situations of stress and anger and to bring love, self love, peace and harmony.  Helps give us a general feeling of well being and provide a shield against unwanted negativity.  See also (green) Hiddenite and (golden yellow) Triphane.
Kyanite - Blue, green, grey, black, white, yellow, orange or pink - It doesn't accumulate negative energies, so it never needs cleansing or clearing. Helps to align and open all Chakra's as well as the spiritual, emotional, intellectual, physical, ethereal and astral bodies.  It helps stimulate awareness and communication on all levels, including the psychic. Helps bring calmness while removing frustration and anger. A wonderful stone for meditation. Assists in recalling dreams to help us provide solutions to situations brought up in the dream state. Helps provide balancing of the Yin Yang energies and dispels energy blockages.
Kyanite - Orange - It is a stone that is full of light and sunshine.  It can help us look within ourselves to gain insight into the root of our pleasures and desire thus finding out what we need to bring into our lives.  The vibrant orange will energize and balance the Second Charka so that it will help encourage creativity and enhance our creative projects.  It can be useful for those who suffer from depression.  It can help to release us from Detrimental relationships, eating disorders and sexual dysfunction.   It also has all the properties of Kyanite above.

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Labradorite – Gray to smoky black, when it is polished it can have opalescent blue, golden, pink or green coloring. – It helps to stimulate the imagination, enhancing intuition, psychic abilities, strength of will, strengthens and protects the aura.  Helps us to understand the destiny that we have chosen.  It can help us during times of change and bring us strength and perseverance during those difficult times.  It can help bring clarity to our inner visions.  It can help with our patience and for us to understand when the time is right to move forward. 
Labradorite - Golden - See Bytownite.
Lake County Diamond aka "Moon Tears" - They are a semi precious stone, not real diamonds (7.5 - 8 on the Moh hardness scale while diamonds are 10) but of volcanic origin.  They are only found near Mt. Konocti, (extinct volcano) in Lake County, California, USA and nowhere else in the world.  They can be faceted and have a brilliance and clarity similar to real diamonds.

According to one Indian legend, a Pomo Indian Chieftain and the Moon fell in love.  The moon could not stay with the Chieftain because she was needed by the people to light the night sky and mark the seasons. She was so sad to leave the Chieftain that she wept “Moon Tears” which became Lake County diamonds.

Lapis Lazuli – Blue w/white streaks with Gold flecks (Pyrite) – Truthfulness, openness, love, positive magic, a stone of total awareness that helps us expand our intellect and to connect to our psychic abilities and intuition. It is a cleansing stone, it allows us to release negative views and old karmic patterns. It allows us to express our thoughts and ideas clearly, while improving organizational capabilities. It helps us to perceive emotional issues more clearly. 
Larimar - aka Pectolite - Blue, white, red, grey or green - It is a stone for healing the earth, helping bring peace and clarity.  It is used to stimulate the heart, throat, third eye and crown Chakra's.  Helps us to gain inner wisdom and outer manifestation.  It can assist us in recognizing the "chains" which we have put upon ourselves and help us to release them.  It is a good stone for eliminating entities from one's environment.  It brings a sense in truthfulness, allowing us to release guilt. 
Larvikite - Grey to Black with iridescent flashes of Blue and Silver. aka: Birds Eye Granite, Black Moonstone, Blue Norwegian Moonstone or Blue Pearl Granite.  - It can help inner visions and enhance psychic abilities.  It has been said that it can enhance our vitality and youthfulness.  It is useful for meditation and can assist in bringing true compassion.  It is helpful in repelling negative energies.  It can help us to understand and resolve complicated facts and situations, making decisions that are more rational and sober instead of being based on emotions.  It can help us to see the past, including past lives and to Astral or psychically travel through the dimensions. It has been said to have a strong connection with Earth Energies making it the good choice for those doing Elemental Magick and also helps us to connect with Nature Spirits. 
Lava aka Basalt - It comes directly from the center of the earth, through volcanoes.  It is associated with the element of fire and can bring creativity to the holder, it is great for artists.  It is helpful in grounding, support, low level energy, strength and stamina.  It has been said to be a stone of protection, strength and fertility, It can help provide stability in times of change. It often helps to dissipate anger and provide guidance and understanding. Black Lava strengths our connection to Mother Earth. Lava energy is good for our Root or Base Chakra, and contains the fire of the Kundalini. 
Lazulite - Light to Deep Blue - It helps with meditation, brings calm and feeling of being in a sacred place within.  Helps with worries, bring insight and answers to the worries we have.  It helps promote our self worth, helps us to attain balance and prospective in all we do.
Lemon Chrysoprase see Magnesite.
Leopardite - It is Quartz in a microgranitic ground mass of Quartz, Orthoclase, Albite, and Mica. The rock has a characteristically spotted or streaked appearance due to staining by hydroxides of Iron and Manganese. Cream to peach background with spots of color through them. - It can enhance our own self respect, self esteem and help us to learn to value ourselves more.  It can allow us to accept ourselves as we really are.  It is a stone that is helpful with balancing our emotions.  It can help us deal with difficult situations in life in a calm and concentrated way.  It is a stone of change and progress, helping us to clear things from our past and see a clearer future ahead of us.  It can help us to resolve things in our lives.
Leopard Skin Jasper - See Jasper
Lepidocrocite - Yellow, Red to Reddish Brown sometimes found in Quartz and/or Amethyst - It can open and activate the heart Chakra, allowing us to acknowledge and release deeply held emotional wounds and traumas.  It can help us to overcome feelings of being a victim of circumstance.  It can help balance and heal our emotions, helping us to overcome depression and grief with the energy of Love.  It can help us to see the gift we receive from past experiences.  It can help us with self acceptance, awaken the inner self, so that we may love ourselves, others and move forward in our life.  It can help with grounding.  It can help us to understand that our strength occurs through both spiritual pursuits and love, helping to release aloofness and negativity within ourselves and our environment.  It is a stone of the future and can bring the knowledge to those attuned to it by clearing mental confusion. It can be used during Reiki treatments to help direct the energy to the needed areas.  It can be used with other minerals so that the minerals will work more easily and will enhance the results. 
When found in Quartz and/or Amethyst it can heighten perception, intuition and instinct.  It can enhance communication with the Angelic realm.  It can help stimulate and cleanse all Chakra's bringing a pure energy to the areas where the energy is directed. 
Lepidolite – Light violet to pale pink with silvery flecks – Spiritual transcendence, cosmic awareness, helpful for insomniacs.  It gives off a refreshing, almost sentimental energy which helps reduce stress and remove despondency, encourages openness and honesty, and helps to expand our consciousness and self love.  Helps to increase spiritual awareness, giving us a sense of inner peace. 
Libyan Desert Glass - Light yellow to colorless, clear to cloudy - Helps to increase sales and profits in your business.  It is also good for bringing people together, increases new ideas and meeting of the minds.  It can help bring good luck, aids learning, especially spiritual pursuits.  It can help you learn your duties in this lifetime and 'know' what you should do now.  It is believed to be of benefit to sensitive individuals, especially 'Star Children' who sometimes find difficulties being on the Earth plane, with it's heavy energies, mainly the energies caused by the pain and suffering currently being experienced in the world today.  It is said to be a stone of Expansion, Compassion, Universal Love and Enlightenment, carrying with it the energy of the cosmos.  The carved piece, found in Tutankhamen’s breast plate/necklace, was designed to be worn directly over the heart and it is believed that by placing a piece over this area you will be able to activate the higher heart chakra, channeling cosmic energy directly to it. This energy will play a major part in our spiritual transformation and consciousness shift in the coming years, and while much is still to be discovered about this most unusual stone.  They may also help these individuals reconnect to the otherworldly places that were once their homes; to reunite them with their Star Families and other Star Seeds, while also grounding them in the Earth plane so that they may get on with the task at hand during this incarnation. They also resonate with, and transmit the Golden Ray, which is the highest light vibration the physical body can receive.
Limestone - It can help us to center and focus on positive thoughts.  It is said to enhance healing, purification, innocence and to bring us to our centeredness.
Limonite- Brown, Rust and Yellow - It help us to bring stability and comfort to our lives.  It also helps provide the strength and virility of youth.  It is good protection against detrimental thoughts, impaired clarity and psychic attacks as well as helping us to be more intuitive.
Lionskin - Golden Pietersite see Pietersite
Lodestone aka Magnetite with added Polarity - Black to Browns - These are magnetic so should be kept away from things that are affected by magnets, like computers, cell phones, computer disks, etc. -  It can help us rejoice in the circumstances in our lives.  It helps balance the male/female aspects of our bodies, emotions and minds.  It can help bring into reality what you want in life, helping us hold onto life's purpose.  It can help motivate and bring confidence while helping get rid of insecurities, depression and hopelessness.  It can help align the meridians and Chakras of the physical body with the etheric body.  It can help  with the removal of energy blockages, helping the body to gain strength and the body to renew itself.  See also the properties of Magnetite.

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Magnesite aka Citron, Lemon Chrysoprase or Nickeloan Magnesite. - White, light green, yellow, grey or brown veining. - It can assist in creative visualization and imagery, helping new thoughts and ideas bloom into reality.  It can help bring peace and relaxation during meditation. It also is helpful in calming and bringing tolerance in stressful situations.  It can help in eliminating self deceit.  It is helpful in stimulating passion and heart felt love.  It is also believed to help to help lessen the symptoms of PMS.  It is good for grounding and can assist in opening of the crown chakra.  It is said to be helpful for unconditional love, in situations where the relationships with others are difficult because of their behavior or addictions.  It is helpful for you to feel centered and to stimulate a positive attitude toward life.
Magnetite - Brown or Black - It helps align all of the Chakras, the subtle bodies and the meridians of the physical and ethereal bodies.  It can help relieve grief, fear and anger.  It can help us connect to the Universal Energy much more easily during meditation.  It can help bring tenacity, durability and endurance into our lives.  It is said to be the "Stone of Stability" and can help attract love.  It is an excellent stone for grounding and protection, especially during healing situations.  It can also help us to manifest what we desire.  It can help balance the emotions with the intellect, encouraging us to trust our intuition and bring mental clarity.  See also the properties of Lodestone.
Malachite – Green with lighter/darker green or cream colored bands – Good for loyalty, leadership, balance, helps stimulate physical and psychic vision and concentration, balances on all levels and all Chakra's. It's a powerful balancing stone, reduces insecurities, stress and tension.
Manganese - Metallic grey to Black - Helps bring others closer together, in a group and bonding.  Helps stimulate spontaneity and gives a grounding effect that helps balance our emotions and the physical body.  It can help with our creativity and positive feelings.
Marble - It comes in a wide variety of colors such as White, Yellow, Red, Green, Pink, Brown, Grey etc.  It often has veining through it. - It can help bring clarity during meditation and tantric activities.  It can help us with recalling our dreams.  It can help arouse "unused" portions of the mind, bringing us the strength of self control, helping us master our thoughts and bring the power of serenity.  It can help purify and control our thoughts and assist us in achieving what we desire.  It can help heighten our good common sense pertaining to our home, our heart and our sustenance.  It can provide physical and emotional protection.  It can help bring strength of character.  It can bring balance and improvement to both our physical and worldly circumstances. 
Mariposite - aka Phengite and is a variety of Muscovite/Fuchsite - Often found as rich Green inclusions in white Marble or Quartz, first found in Mariposa County, California - It can reduce stress and fear, helping calm and stabilize our lives.  It can help us not to be overwhelmed by excess energy and reduces exhaustion.  It can help speed healing, regeneration and recovery and can ease physical pain.  It helps us be resilient and bounce back after difficult or shattering situations.  It can help us adapt to new situations easily.
Maryiam Stone see Calligraphy Stone
Master Shamanite aka Shamanite - It can be useful for initiating shamanic journeys and help one connect with power animals and spirit guides. It is a Stone of the Ancestors helping aid communication with spiritual elders and guides on the other side, as well as loved ones who have passed. It is a stone for those who wish to walk between the worlds and to help heal others through soul retrieval. It can help dispel the fear of death by bringing one to a clear understanding that death is not the end.  It can help one to be calm, centered and clear minded in difficult times, either inner or outside your life.   It is useful during meditation.  It can be helpful in removing negative forces or negative beings thus giving spiritual protection.  It is useful for those who are 'Warriors of Light'.  It is said to be an excellent healing stone. It can help those with broken hearts, grief and mourning lost loves. 
Menalite - Flowing stone that is white to a cream color - It is considered to be a Stone of Feminine Wisdom.  It is said to be a nurturing stone.  It can help  connect you to Mother Earth, allowing you to go you back into her womb and be healed, if you need to.  It can help reconnect us to wise femininity and to the power of the priestess.  It is helpful for the rites of the passage that mark the transitions of womanhood.  They can be helpful in allowing you to see and understand the cycles of life, death, birth and rejuvination.  They help teach us that you have nothing to fear from death, it's just another reality.   It can help enhance divination and forecasting.  It is also a Stone of Growth, it supports and guides all beings on their journeys of growth and development.  It encourages learning and development and growth of the mind, body and soul.  It can be helpful to those that may have learning difficulties.  This stone can have a beneficial support to increase fertility and also during pregnancy as it encourages the body to support a healthy baby.  It can also continue to support healthy growth and development of the baby after its birth, and during its early months and years.  It is best to keep the stone safely out of reach of the child at all times.  Simply having the stone close to the parent and asking for its support will be beneficial.   It can be a comfort to someone that has suffered past abuse and has come to the point of healing themselves and starting a new path in life.  It can be particularly helpful to a female in such situations, who wish to regain their sense of femininity.  It can be helpful to one who wishes to let go of the old and move on to the new, helping to support healthy growth and development for a better future.
Merlinite - See Dendritic Opal
Meteorite - Wide variety of colors, shapes and sizes. - They originate in outer space, from the heads of comets, the asteroid belt, from Mars and from the Moon. - They are considered sacred and is esteemed in some cultures around the world.  It represents the energy of other worlds and can allow one to access this energy.  It can bring us the loving energy of unknown cultures to us on Earth.  It can give us a sense of trust which allows for great flexibility during commerce and relationships.  They can help unlock their uniqueness as they attune to Earth and keeper energies.  They can be helpful during meditation and while meditating with a Meteorite visions and information may be given that does not fit with our human existence, seemingly otherworldly in content and enlightened in feeling.
Mica - Pearly Grey, white, yellow, brown, green, red or violet. - Helps bring clarity in visions and mysticism.  Helps provide self reflection, allowing us to recognize that what we see in others is often within ourselves as well, thus allowing us to acknowledge and eliminate the traits that we wish to.  Helps our flexibility on many levels, emotional, physical and intellectual.  Helps growth in all areas we pursue.  Helps reduce anger, tantrums and nervous energy.  Helps relieve energy blockages.  It can help bring clarity to our visions.  See also Muscovite.
Millennium Stone - Orange - Orange Millennium™ is a new find for the 21st Century.  It is a form of round crystallized Carnelian nodules, only found in the high desert of the U.S. South West. - This stone helps relieve stress and calm fears, thus allowing us to face and overcome them.  It can help you to unwind, allow you to drop your shields so that we can become one with Mother Earth.  Helps us with balancing our bodies.  Helps us be comfortable with our sexuality and works well on our lower Chakra's.  It is said to help detoxify both the mind and body.  You can use this stone to tone down stressful dreams and to alleviate feelings of loneliness and powerlessness.  See also the properties of Carnelian.
Miriam Stone see Calligraphy Stone
Moldavite– Many shades of green, from clear to almost opaque – Helps open heart, third eye, throat and crown Chakra's.  Connects with the extra-terrestrial, helps manifest positive life changes, may be used with other crystals to amplify them.  Do not cleanse with salt.  Oiling the stones can bring out the color and brilliance of the stone.
Mookaite aka Moukaite - See Jasper
Moonstone – Clear, white, light blue, yellow, black, orange, reddish to light tan opalescent – It is a stone for hoping and wishing.  It helps us to absorb what is needed from the Universal Energies.  It can help us recognize "ups and downs" and realize that they are normal in the cycle of life.  It helps us to understand,  maintain and fulfill our chosen destiny.  It is a stone for feeling and understanding on the intuitive and emotional level instead of the intellectual level.  It can assist in the development of our intuitive and spiritual senses. It helps us to understand that new beginnings actually come after an ending.  It can help during times of emotional tension and help enhance the positive parts of our creativity and self expression.  It can help enhance our artistic creativity.  It is a stone of good fortune and can help keep what is precious to us closer.  It is a stone for travelers and can help protect us from the perils of travel.   It can help us to connect to the Moon Goddess. 
Moonstone - Black - It helps you to connect to Lunar energies and the phases and cycles of the Moon.  Helps keep us self centered as we grow older and ease any grief during our life cycles.  It can be useful during Croneing and for Owl Wisdom.  It can be helpful for clumsy or accident prone children.  It can help improve concentration, especially in chaotic work environments.  It can help with general and psychic protection.  Helps you to look within for answers and doing inner healing.  It can help connect you with the Moon Goddess, Feminine Primal energy and the energies during the Dark of the Moon.  Helps to remind us that life moves in cycles and helps you release the old cycle of life and be able to move into a new cycle.   It can help to strengthen the spirit of the dying.   It is useful with your intuition, femine cycles and moon cycles connecting you to your own divine femine and Goddess energies.  It can help increase stamina, feel more grounded and settled in your life.  Also has all the properties of Moonstone.
Moonstone - Rainbow - White with iridescent flashes of blue, pink and/or gold - It has a gentle, calming energy and can bring balance and harmony into our lives.  It can help enhance the feminine energies and wisdom of the Goddess.  It can help strengthen intuition and psychic perceptions.  It can enhance creativity, compassion, endurance and our inner confidence.  The rainbow effect brings in a spectrum of light and helps with clearing and bring in an uplifting energy.  It also has all the properties of Moonstone.
Morganite - Light Pink - It has been called an Angel Stone and help us with communication with Angels.  It is associated with the Heart Chakra and can help open, balance and clear the heart chakra.  It can help bring love into our life or rekindle an old love.  It can help reveal our fear of love while making us feel secure and loved within the energy of the stone.  It can teach us unconditional love, helping to heal prejudice and intolerance toward others.  It helps bring compassion, empathy, self control and patience into our lives.  It can help balance emotions and ease the pain of separation.  It can help us to realize that all relationships, between the sexes and races are all equal.  It helps us to transmit and receive wisdom from our spirit guides.  It helps us experience the sense of "brotherhood" while both speaking from and listening with our heart.  It can help us to understand and implement the love needed to help heal and maintain our Mother Earth.  It also has all the general properties of Beryl.
Mother of Pearl - Usually White with an opalescence. - Helps clean the environment and bring purity to the atmosphere.  They contain the energy of the God of the Sea.  Help bring boundless energy to all endeavors.  It can protect us from and change negative energy, that is not our own, into positive, white healing light.  Helps enhance personal integrity and provide focus to our lives.  Calms and soothes the emotions.
Mt. Hay Thunder egg or Mt. Hay Agate - See Amulet Stone
Moqui Stone aka Shaman Stones -  Brown - These can be used for contact with extra terrestrials, visioning and journeying.  They are sacred among many of the shamanic members of ancient tribes.  They can bring knowledge of the ancient and future ways.  They can help align the energy centers of the body, relieving energy blockages, help ground and center as well as protect us. 
Mozarkite - Pink, grey, white, gold, brown, black - It can help stimulate mental concentration and with communication and rational thinking.  It can enhance your creativity.  It can be useful in reducing worry and anxiety.  It can help us to better understand and act on information that is being received.  See also Chert
Mugglestone - See Tiger Iron
Muscovite - Colorless, red, pink, grey, brown, green (see Fuchsite), violet or yellow. - It can help stimulate the heart chakra allowing insecurities and uncertainties to dissolve away.  It can be used to relieve self doubt.  It can help us to look to past experiences and absorb what was needed from them to help us move forward with those lessons.  It can help us to look to the future with optimism and understand that we can move forward successfully.  It can bring awareness of our higher self and is helpful during a struggle with major life decisions.  It can bring quick thinking and the ability to clearly express our feelings and emotions.  It can help us to discover the solution to problems, both ours and those of others.  See also the properties of Mica.
Pink Muscovite - It is helpful in contacting the Angelic realm.
Violet Muscovite - Helps open the higher crown chakras and helps raise the consciousness to a very fine vibration.
Muscovite - Star - Yellow, green - It is a rare twin variety that forms five pointed stars - It can help us to see situations in detail and highlighting the areas of the greatest importance. It can help enhance our flexibilty in all situations, helping us to eliminate anger, tantrums and nervous energy.  It can be used to help release energy blockages within our body and align the chakras.  It can used to bring clarity to your visions.  It has reflective qualites that can help us to recognize the flaws of our humanity, while staying heart centered so that we can love what we see here.  It has a wonderful energy that is useful when looking within yourself, it allows us to see that what we see in others and label, is what we choose to see.  This allow us to see ourselves in others and eliminate patterns we don't like and embrace those we do.  Also see the properties of Mica and Muscovite.
Mystic Merlinite see Gabbro

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Natrolite - White, yellow, red, colorless and grey.  Sometimes it is found in Zeolites. - Helps us understand and resolve emotional issues. It brings achievement, success, victory and triumph. Helps us overcome many challenges to reach our goals.  It can help our spiritual nature and can be valuable in overcoming confusion about your path of service.  It can help us feel more confident about our abilities and our knowledge.  It has been called one of the Synergy 12 Stones, which are the 12 most powerful stones in the world.  The Synergy 12 stones can help speed up your evolution and quickly help you find your true purpose in life!
Nephrite Jade - Many tones of Green, Black, Cream, Tan, Blue, Pink or Grey. - It can be used to balance the male and female energies and help in the exchange of energies between you and a partner, both in the internal and external worlds  It has been used by New Zealand tribes to provide an invisible barrier against attack and illness.  It has been said that it can bless all that it touches.  See also the properties of Jade and Actinolite.
Nontronite - It is said to be one of the best stones for emotional healing.
Nuummite - Black with sparkling colors - It is one of the oldest minerals in our world.  It can open and activate all Chakras and allow all of them to work and "talk" to each other in complete harmony.  It can do the same with all our bodies, the physical, intellectual and spiritual.  It helps create a very strong energy field which can help protect us from pollutants.  It can help remove energy blockages and muddiness from the auric energy, allowing bright, clear energy to come through.  It is said to be a good shielding stone and can protect the environment from all kinds of negative energies, on the physical, etheric and emotional levels.  It can help bring us inner strength and rid us of our baggage, which we willingly carry, consciously or unconsciously.  It can help clear and heal the aura, filling holes and repairing tears in the auric field.  It not only helps develop our intuition, but also allows our brains to grasp that knowledge and utilize it in the best ways. It is a very good stone for the healer.  It is helpful for grounding both the physical and etheric bodies, and it can draw energy from the etheric body to energize the physical and help us to manifest wealth and prosperity on the Earthly plane.  It can help harmonize our intellectual thoughts with psychic and intuitive wisdom and supports inner vision and clairvoyance.  It can help us to develop self mastery, confidence and self acceptance, supporting us to love all aspects of ourselves.  It can help us to come into our full power and to recognize our gifts and talents.  It can also aid in past life recall, shamanic journeying and soul recovery.

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Obsidian – Deep green to black, shiny when polished, can have a sheen to it (golden, silver, green, purple or rainbow) as well as white flecks, brown – Grounding, shields against negativity and transforms it, protects from physical or emotional harm, healing, helps us see the flaws within and to find the necessary solutions to eliminate the flaws and allow us to grow. 
Obsidian - Green - It is particularly useful in helping protect one from people who try to "reel you into their personal crises." It redirects their pulling, draining that energy, and helps direct them to their own healing.  If you have a lot of people who constantly come to you for aid, wearing or carrying Green Obsidian will help give you an immediate sense of lightness and freedom as it redirects these energies away from you.  Also all the general properties of Obsidian.
Obsidian - Mahogany - Brown with black veining - Provides strength in times of need and stimulates intellectual, spiritual, emotional and physical growth.  Helps to release energy blockages and release tension.  Provides vitality to advance our lifework and aspirations.  Helps to strengthen our sense of sexuality and sensuality. Also all the general properties of Obsidian.
Obsidian - Midnight Lace - It helps combine shadow and light and to clear the murkiness in life.  It is helpful for people who tend to see things only in shades of black and white and because of this feel that there only can be right or wrong answers to any problem or situation.  This can help us to see that there is a wide range of "colors" (beyond black and white) so that we can select other answers allowing us to think that there are possibilities that a Higher answer or solution can then be found to most problem or situation. Also all the general properties of Obsidian.
Rainbow Obsidian - It helps bring light and love into ones life, helping us to recognize the spiritual side of our nature.  It is known as the "Stone of Pleasure" helping bring gratification and enjoyment into our life.  It is a good stone for gazing, especially in the areas of love, relationships and development of our etheric and physical selves. Also all the general properties of Obsidian.
Obsidian - Sheen - It can help us to direct energy.  It can help to remove negative energy during chiropractic and holistic healing. 
Obsidian - Snowflake - Black with white clustered inclusions - It brings both purity and balance to body, mind, and spirit, helps to heighten our awareness of love and beauty, balances and calms those who like always being on the go.  Also all the general properties of Obsidian.
Obsidian - Velvet aka Velvet Rainbow, Plasma or Peacock Obsidian - It has a lacy pattern of rainbow colors - It can help enhance creativity.  It helps to protect, heal and ground you and is good for removing negativity.  It can help to gently protect one from abuse.  It can help sharpen your focus on both internal and external visions.  It helps to reach buried issues and to release and heal them.  It can help to ease pain and tension.  It has been used in Shamanic ceremonies to help remove disorders from the body.  Also all the general properties of Obsidian.
Ocean Jasper - See Jasper
Okenite - It looks like a fuzzy "snowball" usually white but it can also have hues of yellow or blue. - It has been called a "warm, fuzzy stone" of the new age.  It has an energy that gives you the feeling of "going home".  It can help us to manifest all aspects of self forgiveness and help our total healing on the karmic level.  It can help purify the chakras on the physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual level.  It can help provide stamina and open mindedness in all of our endeavors.  It can help us to accept gracefully and lovingly the mental and verbal "jabs" of others.   It can be helpful in channeling.
Oligoclase - It can be useful when dealing with issues of trust.  It can help us to release our idea of our personal territory and allow us to trust more fully.  It can help release our internal anger.   It is a stone that can be useful on our journey to discover our inner self. It can stimulate our awareness and self awareness and can neutralize negativity.
Onyx - Black, Black & White, Red & White, Orange, Brown and White - It is a good stone to start centering and alignment of the total person with the higher powers.  It can help release grief, enhance self control and help with wise decision making.  It can also help encourage happiness and good fortune.  It helps us absorb the energies we need from the universe.  It can help us both see and feel the guidance and instincts that surrounds us.  It can help us to follow our path alone, helping us to recognize our personal strengths and becoming the masters of our own future.
Oolite - Grey with darker circle shapes through it. - Helps promote fitness and a balanced lifestyle.  It can help bring peace and happiness to the mind which helps bring good health to the body as well.
Opal - Wide variety of colors, including, clear, white, black, orange, yellow, sometimes with "fire" shining within it - It helps amplify our traits and characteristics, allowing us to recognize and feel the creativity within ourselves.  It helps allow us to release our inhibitions, strengthen our memories, brings faithfulness and loyalty to our personal and business relationships.  Known as the stone of "happy dreams and changes" bringing to us the understanding and acceptance of our inherent perfection. It has been used to awaken psychic and mystical qualities.  Opal with fire inside it can help encourage our intuition and insight. 
Opal - Black - It can help enhance sexual attractiveness, as well as leading one to a higher spiritual experience. It is one of the strongest good luck stones. It has been said that it can help to transform the fears that hold us back from action into optimism and an eagerness to get on with our lives.
Opal - Blue - Can be used for Spiritual Journeying to protect and help you go where you wish.  It helps us find the "right action" and diffuse reaction.   Also has all the properties of Opal.
Opal - Blue Peruvian - Relatively rare, it comes from the Andes Mountains, in Peru, it is a moderately translucent stone with a blue-green color -  It has a soft relaxing energy and can help remove tension from any variety of communication situations to help ideas flow freely. It has been said to help soften the impact of stress from the outside world, helping release the trauma of old wounds and helping us to facing the future with a tranquil self healing nature.  It is helpful in quieting the mind and can help aid sleep.
Opal - Boulder - Veins or Opal run through matrix, often Ironstone - It is a stone of purity and intensity.  It can help us center and calm the inner soul during times of decision making and stress.  It can help bring mental and emotional balance during times of expansion, progress and new development in our lives.  It can be helpful in communication between the conscious and subconscious thoughts, assisting us to find and move forward with our desires, ambitions and dreams.  It can help the connection with those beyond the earth plane of this and other worlds.   It can be used to help clear an brighten the aura, stimulates the healing of the aura and to maintain the clarity.  It can be useful when contacting the our spirit and animal guides.   Helps bring stability to ones life and can help clear the path for advancement.  It is also a wonderful healing stone as it helps to increase the healing energy.
Opal - Cherry - Orange to Red clear color, sometimes with fire - It helps stimulate, activate and cleanse the base and sacral Chakra's, helping us to center and energize our activities.  It can stimulate clairsentience and clairvoyance.  Also has all the properties of Opal.
Opal - Common - It comes in a variety of colors, White, Green, Grey, Black, Purple, Brown and Colorless - It can help increase our sense of self worth.  It can improve our ability to both earn and keep money and wealth.  It can be used to help balance the male/female energies within our bodies.  It is useful in aligning and balancing the chakras, attuning us to the ethereal realm.  It can stimulate the power flow of the energy through the physical body and help align us with our higher self.  It is useful in working environments and business relationships.  Also has all the properties of Opal listed above.
Opal - Dendritic - Sometimes called Merlinite - It can help promote growth, both spiritual and physical.  It can help increase our organizational skills.  It has been said that it can help can bring magic into your life.  It can help us to remain both open and approachable even though we may have suffered from bad experiences ourselves. It can help promote better contact with our environment and with our fellow human beings too.  It can enhance our contact with spirit and can aid our own spiritual growth.  Also has all the properties of Opal listed above.
Opal - Fire (Precious) - Clear, White, Brown, Black, Red to Orange and contains "fire" - The energy in these can contribute to the mystery, variety, progress and change in our lives.  It can help us maintain our "cool" during stressful situations and keep us from the feeling of being "burned out". It can bring us hope for our future and faith in ourselves.  It can help us look within ourselves and give us understanding and insight in to the many facets of our lives and the changing tides of our existence.  Also has all the properties of Opal listed above.
Opal - Honey or Golden - Golden Yellow, Orange, Cream - It can be used to identify remove the attitudes that are self limiting.  It is useful in activating the crown chakra and can align the chakras on the ethereal plane.  It can remove negativity from the chakras and stimulate the base, navel and solar plexus energy centers.  It can help clear away infection and disorder at the beginning of the symptoms and provide insight into what caused these problems.  Also all the properties of Opal.
Opal - Mt. Shasta - It has a mild energy that calms the emotional body and brings love.  It has power that can go through all the chakras clearing any blockages and helping the chakras to bloom.  It is a good stone that can help the healing, from trauma and other emotional healing.  It can bring us a connection with the inner earth through Telos. This is so the essence not only works on the physical body of earth but also its subtle bodies and the inner dimensional worlds.  Also has all the properties of Opal.
Opal - Owyhee - It can help awaken the lucid state in dreaming and can make it easier during shamanic journeying.  It can assist one in communicating with non human intelligence, making telepathic exchange easier.  It can help us to see and interact with spirit guides and help us to understanding the messages we receive from them.  It is helpful with the throat chakra, third eye and also the solar plexus.  It can help us to speak and act with clarity, authority and confidence.  It can be a powerful aid for understanding all around us.  It can help enhance one's experience of positive emotions, but it does not magnify negativity.  It can act as protection from psychic attack or the intrusion of astral energies and entities.  It also has all the properties of opal.
Opal - Pink - It is called the "Stone for Renewal" and "Spiritual Awakening" helping renew the sacred relationship between the self and "All That Is".  It can help guide us on our life's journey, bringing the connection between the conscious self and the inner "knowing".  It teaches love and non violence, helping nourish all aspects of our development.  It is a good stone to help inner healing on the emotional, physical and intellectual levels.  It can help us release old patterns, bring deeper insights into psychological issues and to cleanse and purify the mind and heart.  Also has all the properties of Opal.
Opal - Pink Peruvian - The energy of this stones is vibrant and stimulating.  It can help raise ones spirit and elevate your mood.  It can help attune you to the natural pulse of love, which helps bring about the shift in attitude, mood and mind.  This helps in balancing the art of giving and receiving. Often we are drawn to one or the other, and have trouble balancing, this may help us to see that both sides (like yin & yang) are necessary and both are needed for wholeness.
Opal - Violet Flame - Lavendar to deep purple with white swirling through it - It can help sooth the emotional body and bring a sense of inner peace and tranquility.  It has a soft, gentle energy that can help heal stress.   It can help transform jealousy to generosity, fear to courage or anger to love.  It can help to link one to the angelic planes of communication, helping the connection with your guardian angel and spirit guides.  It can help break self imposed bonds from the past or present lives by strengthening intuition and clairsentience.
Opal - White - Milky White, sometimes with "fire". - It can help stimulate the crown chakra.  It can help bring mental clarity to our lives.  It can help us remain calm during times of chaos.  It can us be skillful in handling business situations and bring inspiration from worldly goods.  Also has all the properties of Opal listed above.
Opal - Yellow - It can help with of emotional stability and is used to help amplify positive emotions. It can be useful in balancing the crown chakra. Also has all the properties of Opal listed above.
Opalite, natural, not man made - It helps us to contact the Angelic Realm and bring peace and harmony to our lives. It is a stone of visionaries and helps surround a person with an aura of mystery, intensity, love and charisma.. It can help you to recognize your own creative qualities. It can help attract flashes of inspiration, psychic insights and clairvoyance.
Orthoclase - White, colorless, grey, yellow, pink or green  - It can help us to overcome tragedy.  The energy in this stone is one of liveliness and pleasantness, stimulating tact, finesse, poise and refinement.  It can help provide us with insight into possible problem situations.  It can help align the chakras, subtle bodies and meridians of the physical body.  It can help with behavioral disorders.  Also see the properties of Feldspar.

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Palm Wood - Petrified  - It can help someone to be practical and is a stone for general protection.  It is helpful in business success and may help to take the correct actions to create financial gain.  It helps with grounding, stabilizing the emotions and calming fears.  It can help you to connect with the past and doing past life work.  It can help bring a calm environment and help with patience.  It is help assist you to be more attune with your flow of life and bring your plan of action to completion.   It can help you feel more courageous.  It can help regain lost physical energy.  Also has all the properties of Petrified Wood.
Papagoite - Rich blue - It can help encourage optimism and can help bring a more open outlook on life.  It can help you learn how to give freely to others, with no strings attached. It has a gentle and tranquil energy and can help clear and open the throat chakra and third eye.  It can help you to express yourself clearly what is on your mind, with openness and love.  It can be helpful in strengthening the bonds in relationships.  It can help to eliminate stress in your life.  It is a good stone to help in meditation.  It can help connect us to souls, both close and afar.
Peacock Ore - see Chalcopyrite
Pecos Diamond see Quartz - Pecos Diamond
Pectolite - White to Grey, also Larimar- Blue, white, red, grey or green - It is a stone for healing the earth, helping bring peace and clarity.  It is used to stimulate the heart, throat, third eye and crown Chakra's.  Helps us to gain inner wisdom and outer manifestation.  It can assist us in recognizing the "chains" which we have put upon ourselves and help us to release them.  It is a good stone for eliminating entities from one's environment.  It brings a sense in truthfulness, allowing us to release guilt.
Peridot – Light Green, clear to frosty – It has a warm and friendly energy.  It can help magnify any situation, thus helping us to grow.  It provides a shield around our bodies and should be removed before balancing, cleansing or aligning the Chakra's.  When it is held within the aura it can help our bodies to stay aligned, balanced and cleansed.  It can help lessen anger, jealousy or a "bruised" ego by bringing happiness and joy within.  This is a wonderful healing stone.
Perovskite - Yellow, brown, black - Helps bring things to a conclusion, discourages procrastination and helps bring you toward you goal.  It helps provide tenacity and eliminates mental confusion. Helps provide strength to persevere in situations where you are persecuted or harassed.  It can help you to understand what someone does to another they also do to themselves.  It can help encourage learning for the youth and increase comprehension.
Perthite - Orange to Peach - Helps stabilize and provide continuous cleansing of the aura.  It can be used to cleanse, activate and energize crystals which will increase and enhance a healer.  Helps provide an objective attitude in resolving conflicts.  It is an excellent stone for the rebirthing process.  Helpful in dissipating energy blockages, helping to create harmony within ourselves.
Petalite - Colorless, White, Grey, Pink and Green - It has been called the "Stone of the Angels" and can help us connect to our angels, ancient civilizations, our spirit guides and totem animals.   It has been used in medicine wheels and been carried during vision quests by Native Americans.  It helps bring a safe environment for spiritual contact as well as enhance communication.  Helps bring peace, calm, alertness, protection and success during the vision quest and astral traveling.  It is considered a very protective stone and helps bring goodness and peace of mind to ourselves. It can help us to see the physical sign of auras as well as soothe and smooth the aura.  It can help stimulate the throat chakra and help us speak clearly and precisely.  It also helps open and bring movement of the Kundalini.  It has been used to stimulate, clairaudience, clairvoyance, clairsentience and telepathic communication.  During meditation it can help bring the peace and relaxation that meditation can give us.  It helps ground us during spiritual and energy work.
Petrified Wood – Caramel to dark browns – It is a good stone for strength in all areas of our lives and grounding.  It is a “Stone of Transformation” helping bring us to a higher aspect of the self.  It can help, during meditation, to access information from past lives.  It can help provide support during times of crisis or dis-ease.  Helps bring stability, security, longevity, calmness and wisdom.
Phenakite aka Phenacite - White, Clear, Yellow, Pink or Brown - It can help energize the third eye and helps the energy flow through the body. It has a powerful loving energy.  It helps bring deep meditation and helps bring inner knowledge.  It is a stone that can "gather" the energy of other stones, during healing, so that all the stones will work together and increase and amplify the healing energy.  It can help clear, cleanse and activate any chakra. 
Phlogopite - variety of Mica - Brown, gray, green, yellow, golden or reddish brown - It can be used to remove spiritual blocks.  It is good for channeling, including blocks to conscious awareness during channeling. Emotionally it is said to be helpful for relieving mental anguish. It is helpful in adapting and integrating the past, present and future.  In Native American traditions it is used to bring energy from the four directions and Mother Earth and Father Sky. It can help bring you to your proper path.
Phosphosiderite - Rose red to magenta, lilac, purple, yellow, brown and/or green. - It can help calm the temperament and decrease anger.  It can help bring joyful feelings.  It can help increase your mental power and to develop your intellectual abilities.  It is a stone of healing and hope.  It can help bring balance and stability to your life.  It helps you to recall distant and past life memories.  It is helpful in accessing and connecting to the third eye chakra. 
Picasso Stone - aka Picasso Marble or Picasso Jasper - Grey, brown, white, cream, black - It is a good stone to help develop your creative talents. It helps with understanding and accepting what destiny we have chosen for ourselves.   It helps provide us with the strength and perseverance to work through the changes in our lives.  It helps us bring intuition and the unconscious thoughts into reality. 
Pietersite- Black, Clear or Brown w/multicolored chatoyant inclusions, including blue, red and golden - Helps during meditation to allow the experience of visions and precognitive thoughts.  It helps align the energy centers of the body to provide grounding to our etheric bodies, helping us to access the Akashic Records.  Helps us to see the beauty of the soul and the brotherhood of humanity. 
Plancheite aka Katangite - It can be used to stimulate automatic writing and is helpful for design and development activities.  It can bring an energetic and positive energy from the planets of our solar system each time they "visit" their respective astrological sign.  It is helpful in the study of astrology.  It can help bring us strength and courage during stressful situations.  It is a protective stone that is useful during times we may deal with hostile or negative energies.  It can help us in the quest for power and the rise to fame and fortune.
Prasiolite aka Green Amethyst - Light Green w/White and clear as well - It helps bring recognition, approval and appreciation of our accomplishments.  It can help us determine when the beginning of our growth will happen and promotes "lighting the fuse" to help celebrate our success.  It can help  us express our emotions. It can help bring the light flowing spiral energy that brings orderly growth  and progress in our transformation.  It helps bring the interdependence of the human minds.  It can help clear and activate all Chakras.  It can help bring forth the healing capabilities of those using it and to help the healing on a spiritual, as well as a physical level.   Like Amethyst the color can fade in the sunlight, please be careful!
Prehnite - Pale Green, Dark Green, Yellow or White - Helps enhance and multiply the energy field.  It is a good stone for gridding as it brings a calm and adhesiveness to the environment.  This is a stone of Dreaming and Remembering.  It also helps with meditation.  It also enhances the ability for prophesy, allowing the inner "knowing" to prepare and understand before there is conscious knowledge.  Good stone for personal spiritual growth.
Preseli Stones are also called Preseli Blue Stone, Merlin's Stone or Stonehenge Preseli Stones - They contain Feldspar, Chlorite, Biotite, Diopside and Quartz.  This is the mineral that was used to create the standing Stonehenge stones - They are said to represent the night sky filled with stars and to bring blessings from the universe to the one using them.  It is said to bring a flowing spirit of the faeries.  It can help bring the highest good to any situation.  It has been said that it can help you to know when someone is speaking the truth.  It can be used to helped to enhance poetry, music and the arts.  It helps to ease melancholy and to calm and soothe oneself.  It can help protect us in times of innocence and inexperience, providing insight into the reality of the situation and protecting us.  It can bring peace, honesty and trustworthiness.  It can help bring strength in all endeavors.  It has been said that it can bring the energy of the dragon to help bring alertness, cautiousness and care in all we encounter.
Printstone AKA Stamp Stone or Australian Zebra Rock - Colors of brown, tan, cream, peach, orange or a combination of these colors - It can help you to apply rational thinking and logic in any situation. It can help with decision making, providing an insight into the "best" possible choice out of an overwhelming number of options. This can be as simple and straightforward as helping you to choose a birthday present for a loved one, or helping you to choose the best new phone/camera/computer (etc., etc...) to buy for yourself.  In a more general way it can help you to choose the "best" course of action to take to achieve your intended goals. It cuts through confusion and ambiguity so that you can focus your energies on your desired outcome.  It is also a good meditation stone, bringing insights and answers to problems. It helps bring joy to the acts of both giving and receiving. It helps promote loving acceptance, appreciation and gratitude in the act of receiving.
Psilomelane - Black with black, white or grey swirling through it, similar in patterning to Malachite. - It can help assist us with self analysis to help reveal unrecognized thoughts and experiences.  It can then help to motivate us to correct unwanted and unloving behavior patterns in our lives.  It is helpful for meditative or trance states. 
Puddingstone- It is a type of conglomerate sedimentary rock, that looks like a concrete mixture, but it's natural, not man made. - It can help release anxiety and is helpful during times when we feel we are in peril.  It can help bring a sense of well being, helping to eliminate distress and depression.  It can help our mental clarity and to bring peace and serenity.  It can help us to remember our dreams.  It is useful for the base chakra.  It has been said that it contains supernatural powers, including being a protective stone against witchcraft.  It is believed to be a stone that is one with nature, with a calm steady vibration.  It can be an aid to travelers who wish to embark on an adventure.  It can help strengthen the immune system, promotes balance within the body and is a great general healing stone.
Pumice - It helps to remind us not to "sink" into despair when faced with "heavy" problems.  Helps us to battle abrasive character traits and to rid ourselves of negative attitudes by absorbing them, so it should be cleansed often.  It helps give insight into negative situations and direct us toward the proper responses, so that it won't become a karmic burden.
Purpurite - Helps increase vitality, vigor and stamina. It has a wholesome, rejuvenating effect on the body.  It can help to safely open the third eye.  It may be helpful in remembering past lives and the knowledge received in previous incarnations. 
Pyrite – Golden to Bronze – Helps enhance memory, intelligence, mental stability, strong protection and shielding from negative energies, channeling and psychic development.  Helps us to see behind facades, seeing the true meaning from words and deeds. Helps us to remember our beautiful memories of relationships of both love and friendship. 
Pyrophyllite - Helps enhance automatic writing.  Can be used to align all the chakras, automatically and immediately.  Helps in meditation, brings a state of calmness and to bring alignment and centering of one's being.  Helps bring balance to the yin yang energies and bring orderly growth to our physical, emotional and intellectual bodies.  Helps us to contact and connect with our spirit guides.  Helps eliminate energy blockages. 

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Quartz – Clear is most common, followed by white or cloudy, purple, pink, orange, blue, gray or brown to black, can have rainbows within – It is an emotional balancer, good for meditation, clarity of thought, dispels negativity and attracts harmony, healing and balance.  Helps enhance communication with the Spirit World, Spirit Guides, Higher Self, teachers, and healers, allowing us to develop our psychic abilities.  It is a general purpose stone which can be used for almost anything.
Quartz - Abundance Crystals are Quartz crystals with many tiny crystals growing at the base - This is a mothering, protective crystal, can bring nurturing, love and abundance to us. It attracts success, good fortune and blessings. They teach us to be sufficient, creative and gives us a sense of well being. It stimulates our growth, encouraging our dreams and our wishes to thrive.   Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Aqua Aura - These are Quartz crystals that have gone through a alchemical process that bonds gold (it won't rub or scrape off) to the surface changing the color to bright, iridescent blue. - These have an intense energy.  It has been said to smooth, heal, cleanse and calm the aura, releasing any stress and healing any holes in the aura.  It can help activate and amplify the energy of other crystals for healing. It is helpful in opening and activating all chakras, especially the throat chakra and encourages communication from the heart.   It can help release any negativity from the emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual bodies. It can help one be open to channeling and self expression, helping deepen spiritual attunement and communication.  It is helps safeguard and protect against psychic or other psychological attack.  It can help bring absolute peace during meditation.  Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Barnacle - A larger crystal that is covered, or partially covered, with smaller crystals - The larger crystal is the "Old Soul" and contains the wisdom and trust which attracts the smaller crystals.  It is a stone can help bring insight into family or community problems.  It can help bring a group together to work for a mutual cause.  It is a good companion stone to have when experiencing a loss of a loved one.  Can be used to help with intellectual and physical fertility.  It is also good for those employed in "service organizations" to help stimulate a group cohesiveness and willingness to work together.  Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Beta - normally beige to brown. They are often hexagonal - meaning they have 12 faces - 6 above and 6 below - They can help us to decode or encode our dreams and visions, helping us with clear channels of information we receive from our higher self and inner self.   With the information flowing freely it can help us to decide what appropriate actions would help to enhance and strengthen us on our selected path.  They can be used for dowsing and divining, helping to provide clear directional information and responding to our questions. 
Quartz from Brazil - They have the ability to enhance your energy to project over distances.  It can also increase the energy, when used together, of other crystals during distance healing. 
Quartz - Bridge - One crystal penetrating another, partly inside and partly out. -  Helps communication between the teacher and student.  Helps us express what is being experienced during the time of inner growth.  It is good for those that lecture or speaking to the public about new ideas or concepts.  It helps bring understanding between the self and others, on this planet and other worlds.  It is a good stone for one that is working in the areas of metaphysical and spirituality.  Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Cathedral - When you look at the crystal it may look like it is composed of several convoluted or separate pieces, but these are all part of the main crystal.  The crystal has multiple terminations with at least one point at the apex - It is said to contain the wisdom of the ages, an energetic repository of healing and knowledge.  The knowlege may be accessed through meditation with the crystal.  It may help you to access the Akashic Records, which are a storehouse that exists beyond time and space, containing information about all that has occurred and all that will occur in the Universe.  It can help aid the attunement to the Universal mind and act as a receptor and transmitter for group thought, which may be raised to a higher vibration through the pure energy of the crystal.  It is a healing crystal and may help relieve pain by being placed at the sight of the pain.  Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Channeling - Main face has 7 sides with a triangular (3 sided) face on the opposite side. - The Seven represents accessing wisdom from both inside and outside ourselves, while the Three represents the ability to manifest and verbalize what is within yourself.  The combination within the stone helps bring forth combining the physical self with the perfection of "All That Is".  It can help channeling and bring truth and wisdom of experience and enlightenment from the "other side".  It also helps bring the light and love from within ourselves. Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz combination of Citrine and Smoky - The two minerals may bring a synthesis of both and helps provide a connection with Star people of this planet and from the other realms.  This can help bring like minded people together.  It may enhance psychic abilities.  It may help to gently attune the third eye, while providing grounding and removal of obstacles.  Merchants have used these to benefit their business and increase profits.  It doesn't require cleaning or clearing and does not accept or hold negativity.  Also has all the general qualities of Quartz, Citrine and Smoky Quartz.
Quartz Clusters are a group of many crystals grown together. - They can help enhance harmony and peace in groups, both business, family and social situations.  It can be used to activate, enhance, increase energy and cleanse other stones.  It can bring protection, cooperation, purification, harmony, friendship and intimacy.  It can help break up negative energy and turn it into positive energy, in the environment.  It is not the best stone to be used for intimate or intense personal work.  Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Chlorine Inclusions aka Alpine Quartz see Chlorite and Quartz
Quartz - Convoluted Sheet Quartz Crystals aka "Bee Hive" Quartz - They are an Epimorph a variety of pseudomorph where a mineral totally replaces another mineral and the original mineral dissolves, leaving a hollow cast surrounded by the new mineral (Quartz).  The mineral that the was replaced was probably Tourmaline, a few pieces still have a bit of green Tourmaline on them. - These are good for chakra cleansing.  The holes in the Quartz are like a black hole filled with white light, it transforms any negativity into positive energy.  It can help remove and send back (with love and positive energy) any ethereal cords or implants which may have been sent from someone else, attaching to you, which can be draining.  It can help remove and transform any blockages in our energy field.  It can help the dreams be more vivid and help you to remember them when you awaken as well as past life recognition.  During meditation it can be helpful with any questions asked, bring you clear and accurate answers.  It can help us with our abilities to adapt as the world around us is changing.  With the structure of the stones it can give us positive, multi-directional energy.  As the energy is drawn into the crystal, it separates the energy and sends back the energy at double intensity.  Also see the properties of Quartz and Tourmaline.
Quartz - Cross - This can either be found in nature or created. - It is good for a light worker with healing and helping the connection with ethereal perfection.  It is a good stone for use while studying spirituality, and the arts and sciences.  When used on the chakras it can help amplify energies available and also clear the chakras at the same time.  Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Curved - The actual crystal is curved during its growth, it's rare to find one of these. - This gentle crystal can help flexibility in attitude and can bring strength to decisions.  Helps bring the physical, emotional, mental, etheric and astral bodies together as one.  Helps us to see the inner workings of any situation and understand the method of repairing it.  They have a gentle, yet powerful energy and can be used to cleanse the aura. It can allow us to see the inner workings of any situation and understand the superficial and deeper meanings of the issue.
Quartz - Double Terminated - A quartz with a natural point found on both ends - Excellent for pushing energy both back and forth, encourages energy movement and transfer.  They are helpful for dream recall, to help balance the body, both mind and spirit.  They help promote psychic abilities.  It can help with meditation and healing emotional problems.  It is helpful with providing balance between the heart and the mind.  It can help impart wisdom and to accept change.  It is very good for doing healing work, both on ourselves and others. 
Quartz - Elestial - It has a skeletal look to it, having etched or layers, all over its body. - Can be used for accessing Akashic Records.  It can be used to help overcome emotional burdens.  It can help one look within and find the love that has always been there.  It can help change confusion/illusion to bring clarity, truth and the overview of the issues.  It can open our psychic nature to our higher selves.  It can help heal our brain cells from drug or alcohol abuse.  It is said to be an All Seeing stone and can bring us an infusion of light.  It can help stimulate the crown chakra and help us to rise above troubling situations and emotions.
Quartz - Energy Discharge Crystal - It is a crystal that has had damage to all its termination's and doesn't radiate it's energy outward, but draws energy into itself, absorbing the negative energy!  This is useful when you are doing energy work on another person or yourself.  During a healing session the negative energy is released from the person receiving the healing work and can build up in the Aura of the healer.  Discharging this energy quickly can be important, so as not to absorb the negativity that has been released, or to allow it to reenter the patient receiving the healing.  Using this crystal is simple and effective, it is nice to have one close  while doing a healing session. 
During a healing session, to discharge negative energy that you may have received from the one you are healing,  simply pick up the Energy Discharge Crystal in your hand or place your hand palm side down on top of the crystal for 30 seconds, you may begin to feel the drawing out of energy and a lightness filling your body. 
To use it on yourself you can sit calmly and relax.  Hold the crystal in your hand and slowly run it over your chakras to draw out the negative energy.  This should only take a few minutes and you should feel refreshed afterward.
This crystal should be cleansed after every healing session to keep it fresh for the next use. 
Quartz - Fairy Frost (the fractures and inclusions inside the crystal) - Helps to enhance communication with the nature spirits, the divas and elfin folk who dwell on the Earth with humans. It opens us to the beauty of nature.   Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Golden Healer - It can be used to assist in receiving and maintaining contact with the spirit worlds. It helps us with spiritual communication over long distances, including between worlds and empowers healing on all levels.  It also has all the general properties of Quartz.
Quartz - Green – Helps open and stabilize the heart chakra.  It can help transform energies from negative to positive without releasing them into the atmosphere.  It can inspire creativity and attract success, prosperity and abundance.  It can help bring the exchange of energies and vibratory messages from our planet.  It can help maintain the honesty and integrity in relationships.  Also has all the general properties of Quartz.
Quartz - Hematoid which means it has inclusions of Hematite and/or Limonite - Sometimes when it is unpolished it has a cloudy appearance while the polished pieces can have splashes of bright red - It is a powerful grounding stone.  It can help pull out chaotic and stray energies from the body and send it to ground.   It is good to balance the body, mind and spirit.  It can help in balancing polarized opposites of emotion and thought.  It can assist you to accept and integrate the shadow self.  It can be used to manifest dreams into physical reality.  It can help transform negativity into tranquility and clarity.  It can help to maintain emotional balance, during times of stress, and help clear thinking.  It can help to remove negativity and transform it into positive and the pure Universal light of Love.  It can help bring us self worth and gain self esteem.  It can also be used to calm anxieties, panic and/or hysteria.  The mix of Quartz and Hematite can help to accelerate healing and pain relief. 
Quartz w/Hollandite Star Inclusions - The tiny six pointed stars represent the number of star connections an individual stone can connect to.  It aids rational thought and helps discharge tension and negative energy on both the emotional and physical level.  It's a very protective stone and can help us from feeling victimized.  It's helps in balancing and encourages a relaxed attitude.  Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Laser Wand - A long slender crystal with small faces at the termination. The crystal is wider at the base than at the tip and sometimes the angles of the sides of the crystal are curved, rather than straight. - These crystals have an intimate relationship with both inner and outer space.  Laser is used for high powered fine psychic surgery.
Quartz, Lavender - This stone is somewhere between Rose Quartz and Amethyst in the quartz family. - Aid to meditation and self remembering. It has a strong loving presence and will enhance your environment. It can stimulate psychic abilities and further communication on the physical plane. Also has all the general qualities of Quartz, Amethyst & Rose Quartz.
Quartz Lemurian Seed - The Lemurian Seed Quartz crystals were first discovered in late 1999, in Brazil.  They are found in beds of sand, never being attached to other crystals or another stone, they are "floater" crystals.   These unique crystals are not shiny but have a more frosty or dull appearance, a bit like they have a matte finish.   Some of them have a light pink coloring to them.  Their most distinct feature is their horizontal lines or striations that show on one or more of the surfaces.  The horizontal striations actually appear to be cut with a laser or carved into these crystals, but they are natural to them.  Many of the time there are three 7 sided faces and three 3 sided or triangular faces on the crystal. - They help us to maintain our connection to the spiritual source.  They help to teach us how to be individuals and an integral part of the cosmic design, that all beings are equal.  They can help to balance and clear our chakras.  They are very good to use for a grid for healing and working with your dreams.  The  ridges of these crystals are said to hold the Lemurian knowledge left for future generations to contemplate.  To access that knowledge you can hold the crystal  in your hand and gently rub the striated or grooved surface while meditating.   They help us to learn and recognize equality and unconditional love.
Quartz w/Lithium Inclusions - Lavender frosty coloring - It can be used to soothe, smooth, calm and put us at ease.  Great for depression, bi-polarism and manic depression. Many healers use this during laying on of stones. Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Red from Orange River, South Africa - It can help energize you while at the same time it can ground you.  It helps you to accept your life path.  It is a good stone to help self realization and acceptance.  Is helpful in clear thinking and decision making.  It can align the lower chakras.
Quartz - Pecos Diamond - Milky white, light to dark gray, red, pink, yellow, peach, light to dark with Hematite red to brown, and light to nearly black magenta.  Translucent crystals tend to be white, white with pink or orange streaks, or light to medium honey brown. Nearly transparent crystals contain cloudy Gypsum inclusion along with black material inclusions which could possibly be Hydrocarbon. - It is a joyful stone that brings joy and love to those that hold it.  It can help our creativity and intuition.  It can enhance sexuality (if consciously used for this desire).  It is very useful during times of very explosive changes in our lives.  It can help stabilize our emotions and helps us recognize and understand what is needed in order to continue toward our goals.  It can be used to enhance and channel our desires toward the right direction of our personal growth.  It can help stabilize emotions and bring joy into your life.  It can aid creativity and intuition.  It can be used to cleanse, energize and treat the organs located in the areas of the first, second and third chakras, while providing balance between these chakras and the crown chakra.  It can be used to enhance desire and  increase sexuality if consciously directed toward that motive. 
Quartz Points – All colors of Quartz above (some with rainbows) – A heightened ability to channel or transmit energy for inner peace, healing, contentment and tranquility.   Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz Phantoms – Phantoms look like ghosts of the crystal shape inside, many colors - Remembering past lives, promotes inner growth and transcendence, reminds us of the reality of life after death.   Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Green Phantom - Helps eliminate environmental pollutants from the aura and physical body.  It helps those with chronic fatigue, asthma, and environmental illnesses.    Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Quantum - Three or more double terminated crystals joined together - Help us to manifest our wishes, prayers and visualizations.  It also encourages our imagination and creativity.   Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz with Rainbow's in them are believed to be master depression fighters and encourage shy people to peek out and join the rest of the world.  Any stone with a Rainbow in it is wonderful at emotional healing and is considered to be a "Rescue Stone".  Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Raspberry - aka Harlequin Quartz - Clear w/raspberry coloring within, it also looks like glitter is trapped inside.  The Raspberry coloring comes from inclusions of Lepidocrocite, Hematite, Goethite and/or Amethyst so each of the properties of those stones would add to this crystal. - This stone helps to bring together all our chakras to bring attunement to the higher realms as well as clearing and activating them.  It helps the energy in our bodies to flow properly.  See the properties of Quartz, Lepidochrosite and Hematite as well.
Quartz - Rose -  Light to dark pink, can be frosty or clear – All forms of love, self love, caring, kindness, opens and heals the heart chakra as well as all others.  Teaches forgiveness and tolerance.  Stimulates the imagination, encourages peace, happiness and fidelity in established relationships.  It helps clear stored stress, anger and resentment and opens the heart, creating inner peace.  Helps to calm  restoring harmony after a crisis. It helps heal emotional wounds and strengthens our love for others and ourselves.  Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Rutilated - Looks like strands of fiber inside - It helps us get to the root of problem, in healing it aids us in finding out the real cause of a condition.  It strengthens communication with our  Higher Self and Spiritual Guides.  It gives us the confidence to project authority, empowering us, yet allowing us to be clear about our power. Can be used with astral travel and is a powerful healer, it helps heal and balance the aura while repelling negative energy.   Also has all the general qualities of  Quartz.
Quartz - Scepter - A scepter is when a larger crystal grows on top of a smaller rod shaped one. - These were said to have been used in Atlantis and Lemuria in healing ceremonies and were usually worn by a high priest or priestess and known as a symbol of power within the realm.  It is an excellent stone to transmit and direct energy.  Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Seer Stones aka Ema Egg - These are river tumbled quartz stones that have had one side cut and polished to gaze inside. - It can be used as a gazing stone to access the sacred texts of the ancient ones. It helps stimulate the "remembering" of what occurred prior to birth and helps bring knowledge of the realm of after life.   Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Siberian Blue - It is a brilliant blue laboratory-regrown crystal created from Quartz and Cobalt. - It can be a powerful antidepressant, lifting the spirit and bringing deep inner peace.  It helps to activate the throat and third eye chakras.  It my help stimulate psychic vision, telepathy and enhance communication.  It can help you to speak your truth and helps you to be heard and understood. Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Smoky  – Light to dark brown, if the color is deeper black it has probably been heat treated. – Concentrated focus for lifting depression and maintaining a calm, serene state of mind.  Excellent for grounding and meditation, bringing a sense of joy.  It's slow acting but with long term effect.  It is useful for protection. Helps us to be more discriminating, both in how to respond to people and situations and to distinguish between what we want and what we don't want in our lives.  It helps us to release what is no longer needed.  Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Snow aka Quartzite - White - It allows us to observe situations with a childlike innocence, keeping our insights fresh and clear, free of preconceptions and cynicism. A good balancing stone for children, it helps be clear about the world and comfortable in their body.   It can help us during the our time of “learning lessons” in our lives giving us insight into diminishing limitations and releasing responsibilities that are not necessary.  It can help us with the ability to maintain cooperation and tact in all situations.  Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Spirit/Cactus - Clear, Frosty, Amethyst, Citrine sometimes with iron inclusions. - It can be used to cleanse, activate, enhance and increase the energy of other crystals, it also cleanses all chakras, at that time it helps turn any negative energy into positive.  Helps manifest the abundance in one's life.  The energy from these crystals function in many directions both drawing the energy into it as well as transmitting energy outward.  It helps to correct energy disturbances, replacing the disorganized energy with stable, reliable energy and discourages reoccurrence.  It can be used for astral projection and increase and intensify dreaming.  They are excellent for meditation.  Also during meditation it can give insight into family or community problems.  It helps groups of people to willingly work together for the same goals, enhancing harmony and peace within the group or family.  They can help increase the sense of self worth and relieve the difficult memories from the past. It is a stone of fertility, both on the physical and intellectual levels. It helps provide protection, both on the mental and physical levels and assists in maintaining a field of protection.  It is a symbol of patience and perseverance and very helpful during times of healing.  Helps to remove fear.  It can help during the time of loss of a loved one, bringing peace and understanding at the time of transition from one realm to the other, for them as well as us.  Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Strawberry - It can help bring love to the heart and creates a harmonious environment.  It was said to have been used in healing ceremonies in Atlantis and Lemuria.  It can help teach us to live consciously and with joy in the present moment.  It can help us to see humor in all situations.  It can help bring light to hidden causes of a current situation, especially those that have been  self created.  It can help us recall our dreams and to understand their meaning.  It is a stone that is helpful with positive affirmations. It can bring us a powerful sense of balance and vitality.  It can be helpful during a time of spiritual crisis or when on a spiritual quest. It exudes a gentle and loving energy.  Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz - Tangerine - Surface coating of Peach to Orange - It helps us have strength and a loving essence to help us in all our pursuits.  It stimulates the sacral chakra and enhances creativity, intuition on a physical plane and sexuality.  Helps with feelings of isolation, disconnectedness and to relieve unwarranted fears.  It can help to level emotions and help us gain our desires. Helps us feel less vulnerable and more calm when moving forward with the changes to move us forward on our paths.  Helps align the  body to provide grounding and create a pathway to the Higher Self energy.  Also has all the general qualities of Quartz.
Quartz from Tibet - It occurs in single and double termination's and may have black spots within it. - It carries the resonance of Tibet and the esoteric knowledge that has existed there for a very long time. This knowledge can be accessed when meditating with Tibetan Quartz which can be used in healing and in spiritual practices. It can help one to access the Akashic Record.  It can help bring information, knowledge, healing and spirituality from the East.  It can be used to help healing in all centers of the bodies. 
Quartz - Quartz with Tourmaline –  Any variety of Quartz w/Tourmaline Inclusion – It is good for problem solving in any situation.  It can help adjust any imbalances in the body.  It can help ease and release any distasteful relationships or situations.  It can help eliminate many patterns that are or have been destructive in nature or in our lives.  It can help unite the conscious with the subconscious, male with female, spirit with matter.  It brings harmony to any polarity.   Also has all the general qualities of Quartz and Tourmaline.
Quartz - Yellow - It can help activate and cleanse the Solar Plexus Chakra.  It can help enhance social status and interactions.  It can help us to get along with others even those that we have difficulty with.  Also has all the general properties of Quartz.
Quartz - Warrior or Empathic Crystals. They are crystals that have been chipped or damaged in some way. - They can help promote understanding, compassion, kindness and empathy. They can open and heal the hearts of those who have closed them while also protecting the open hearted from too much pain. Also has all the general properties of Quartz.
Que Sera Stone - Blue, pink and sometimes green in a brown matrix - It is in the Feldspar family, but may also include Calcite, Kaolinite, Magnetite, Clinozoisite, Iron Oxides and Leucozene -It has been said to be a Stone of UPS which means an "Uninterruptible Power Supply".  It can help bring together your mental, physical, psychic and spiritual powers so that you are always 'on'.  It is helpful for receiving energies from the higher planes of existence and sending these energies to others.  It is also said to be called the stone of the Angel of Air.  This brings sparkle to ones eyes and a shine to your life.  It can help bring a focus to your dreams and desires, helping you to fulfill them.  It can help you understand that some obligations are imposed by someone else and allow you to say 'no' when you do not wish to do them. 

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Rainbow Inclusions in ANY stones are believed to be master depression fighters and encourage shy people to peek out and join the rest of the world.  Any stone with a Rainbow in it is wonderful at emotional healing and is considered to be a "Rescue Stone". 
Rain Forest Jasper - See Jasper
Rhodizite - Small crystal that is Colorless, Cream, Grayish, Yellow and White -  They are sometimes called the “Master Crystal.”   They have a powerful and positive energy and never needs to be cleared or charged.   It is helpful during astral travel by helping you attain and process the information needed from the astral traveling.  It is also helpful with meditation helping to still the mind much more easily. Energetically it is very powerful in unlocking and clearing blockages, and activating all the chakras. It is an excellent energy booster for all types of healing.
Rhodochrosite - Multicolor Pink w/streaks of white - Helps provide balancing and love on all levels throughout the body.  Helps us to heal Mother Earth with love and joy.  Helps us to energize on the physical, emotional and astral planes.  Helps us with our relaxation.  It assists in removing tendencies toward avoidance and denial.
Rhodonite – Pink, Black, White – Self confidence, refinement, gracefulness, courtesy, tact, alternatives and inner growth.  Helps with our intuition and to stimulate development of the metaphysical processes both in our meditation and channeling.  Helps bring forth the rise of the Kundalini and supports the movement through the Chakra's.  Brings stabilization and calmness throughout the physical, mental, emotional and ethereal bodies.  During contemplation it can help balance peace and solitude with harmony and activity. Helps inspire love through the heart and mind.
Rhyolite aka Wonderstone - Creamy Caramel swirls, w/green and other browns - A stone of meditation, helping to release things from the past and to move forward, bringing the unresolved to completion.  It helps light the fire of creativity in our souls.  Helps with self realization and balances emotions, increasing self respect, self worth and our capacity to love.  Brings tranquility and to stimulate imagination.  Helps with eliminating worries, thus gaining insight into beneficial action, assists in reducing distress and depression, bringing a sense of well being.  Helps bring mental clarity. 
Rhyolite - Rain Forest - Helps us find more creative ways of expressing difficult things (problems, solutions, anxieties, etc.).  Helps rid us of burdens that don't serve a purpose in our lives, providing a renewal of our self.  Assists in communication with those that have passed on.  Helps us to eliminate procrastination and move forward with our projects and responsibilities, thus helping eliminate distractions.  Also all the general properties of Rhyolite.
Richterite - Red, brown, Yellow, Brown Red or Pale, Blue to Deep Green.  It is sometimes found combined with Sugilite - This stone is excellent for astral travel and helping us to access Akashic Records.  It can help enhance love and stimulate relationships to move forward.  Helps bring balance and calmness in respect to a situation where you feel "flight or fight" is your only option, helping to diminish the distress of the situation. 
Rose Quartz - See Quartz section
Rosophia - Pink - It is a stone of the heart, helping us to feel the soothing energy of love within ourselves.  Sleeping with the stone can help give us a deeper and more peaceful sleep.  It can help relieve depression and frustration, bringing a calm and loving presence.  It can help us feel the all loving feminine presence of the Divine Feminine Wisdom, which lies in the beauty and harmony of the world.
Ruby- Pink, Crimson Red and Orange/Red. Some Rubies may even have stars that are a result of inclusions within. - Helps stimulate the heart chakra.  Helps protect us from unhappiness and distressing dreams.  Helps move us towards the nurturing side of ourselves, thus bringing spiritual wisdom, health, knowledge and wealth.  Helps mental concentration, improves success in bringing disputes to a resolution with gentleness and without violence.  It is shielding stone, protecting on many levels including against psychic attack.  Helps bring stability to our financial status and security.  Helps bring understanding and control during the dream state.  It helps bring light to the darkness in our lives, helping us change our world and bring creativity, expand our awareness and with manifestation.
Ruby Zoisite see Zoisite with Ruby
Rutile - Black, Red, Gold, Yellow, Brown, Blue, Violet and/or Green - It can be used for healing and balancing the aura by repelling negative energy of the physical, etheric and astral bodies. It helps get to the root of a problem and helps provide assess to the reason for the dis-ease, so you can remedy the situation.  It can help to stabilize relationships, marriages, mental processes and emotional and physical imbalances.  It can help us to understand that each person shares the powers of the universe, passions of the planets and the understanding from the advanced worlds.  It has been said to represent love. 
It is often found in other crystals, such as Quartz, Amethyst or Topaz.  When found in another crystal it can bring strength of love, ease in transition, growth in all forms of ones development.  It can help bring calmness, reasoning and order to our lives. 

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Sapphire - Clear, Blue, Black, Purple, Yellow, Star, Indigo and Green.  It can come in a combination of colors as well as color change.  Some Sapphires may even have stars that are a result of inclusions within. - Helps rid us of unwanted thoughts and brings peace and joy to our minds and thoughts.  Helps eliminate frustration.  Helping to bring forward our dreams and desires into our consciousness.
Sapphire - Blue - Assists in healing all parts of the body and stimulates the throat chakra to help our communication.  Helps us to learn to live with kindness, learn compassion and to appreciate what we have.  Helps to purify and change trapped energy.  Helps us in times of disparity to release blockages and bring forth a spiritual rebirth.  Helps turn negative energy to positive.   Helps us during dreaming.  It can help us to dissipate negative emotions such as fear, hate and anger, replacing them with peace, joy and love.  It can help enhance the ability for communication with others.  Also see the general properties of Sapphire.
Sapphire - Black - Helps provide protection and centering of the body and energy forces.  Grounding us to help relieve mental anxiety and helps us to trust our intuition.  It is said to help with self confidence.  Also see the general properties of Sapphire.
Sapphire - Colorless, White - It can help to stimulate the intellect and to help focus the concentration.  It is said to inspire fairness and morality. 
Sapphire - Green - Helps stimulate loyalty and honesty.  It is helpful with the ability to remember our dreams.  Stimulates the heart chakra and is also known as the Stone of Fidelity.  It helps us to move forward to improve the conditions on the physical plane.  Also see the general properties of Sapphire.
Sapphire - Indigo - Helps with our alertness and attentiveness. It stimulates the third eye and our creativity in the higher realms of psychic awareness.  It helps eliminate negative energy from our chakras and aura.  It helps us to understand that the responsibility of our thoughts and feelings lie within the self and accepting that responsibility. It helps strengthen the ambition and for us to continue our pursuits and rise toward the unreachable horizon.  It reminds us that "the truth will set you free".  Also see the general properties of Sapphire.
Sapphire - Pink - It is said to help inspire love.  It can help enhance creativity and self reliance. 
Sapphire - Purple - It enhances spirituality and helps release our attention to the unnecessary worries and cares of the world around us.  It can help with meditation and to awaken our crown chakra.  It can bring peace and oneness to the one using the stone.  Also see the general properties of Sapphire.
Sapphire - Star - Helps center our thoughts. Helps us be more friendly and cheerful.  It can be helpful with meditation and to bring mental clarity.  It can help bring a more pleasant disposition.  It is also known as the stone of Wisdom and Good Luck.   Also see the general properties of Sapphire.
Sapphire - Yellow - It helps bring endurance, fulfilling our ambitions and a trust to ourselves by others.  Helps to stimulate the intellect and wisdom.  In ancient times it was known to protect the user from poverty and bring prosperity.  Also see the general properties of Sapphire.
Sardonyx- It is a combination of Onyx, Carnelian and Chalcedony - Colors are usually in layers, black, white, brown and/or orange. - It can help bring happiness and harmony in marriages and romantic relationships.  It helps us see the delight in living life daily.  It can help attract friends and good fortune.  Helps encourage self control, provide courage and reduce hesitation.  It has been known as the 'stone of virtue', helping us to become virtuous in the many phases of our lives.
Scapolite - Colorless, pink, white, green, violet, yellow, grey, blue or red. - It helps with problem solving, finding solutions for problems both past and present.  Encourages independence and initiative in our lives.  It helps our growth, stamina and clarity to attain the goals we set for ourselves. 
Scapolite - Golden or Yellow - It is a good stone for those that are reluctant to change.  It provides the energy needed to promote changes, intensify clarity for goals and encourages independence.  It can  help strengthen and enhance your will power. It can help bring growth in to any area of your life.  It is useful in helping us to learn to deal with problems of the past and to heal them for good!  Helps to release anger and other negative emotions from your past, turn this negative energy into positive energy.  Also has all the properties of Scapolite.
Schalenblende - Light brown to tan with lacy patterns of golden tan and black, silver gray - It is a combination of minerals including Zinc, Sphalerite, Galena, Wurtzite and/or Marcasite. - It is helpful for grounding, centering and strengthening us in the energy of Mother Earth.  It can help combat exhaustion and weakness.  It can help with mental concentration, psychic attunement, spiritual consciousness and self esteem.  It can keep negative energies in the environment away from you.  It can help encourage inner growth as well as worldly success.  It is helpful for abstract thinking, spontaneity and intuition.  It can help you to confront a lack of courage and fears that may worry you.  It can be helpful with insomnia by calming the fruitless brooding and inner unrest and thoughts that may keep us awake. It is a stone that has been used by Shaman to protect us during travels, either spiritual or actual traveling.   See also the properties of Zinc, Sphalerite, Galena, Wurtzite and Marcasite.
Scheelite - Colors include golden yellow, brownish green to dark brown, pinkish to reddish gray and colorless. - It can help balance your emotional, ethereal and physical body.  It can help align the seven Chakra's.  It is a good stone to use during Astral traveling.  It is helpful for organizing the inner self, helping to integrate the personality with the higher self.  It can help punctuality.  It can help bring a sense of safety
Scolecite - It can help bring inner peace and brings uplifting energy.  It can help you to sleep soundly and enhance meditation.  It is a great team stone, useful for group based projects.  It helps pull the team together into a more cohesive group and also in offices to encourage team spirit. Helps improve communication skills on all levels.  It can help you to find the root of a problem. It can help you to gain control of your life and move forward into your preferred reality.  It can gently clear your chakras and your mind.  It can help bring balance during times of stress, change and hardship.
Script Stone see Calligraphy Stone
Selenite - Clear, White, Gray, Orange, Blue, Brown - Helps bring clarity of mind and mental competency, enhancing awareness both when looking inward and at the world around you.  It increases flexibility and strength in decisions and is useful in past life regression and future life exploration.  It helps align the spinal column or other parts of the skeletal system, encourages flexibility in the muscles. It also helps us to consciously understand our deepest inner nature. Helps us to receive justice during disputes.  It can be used to cleanse other gemstones and minerals.  The wand shape can help remove entities from the aura or prevent anything external from influencing the mind. It can have a calming influence and can bring a great sense of peace and is good for spiritual work.
Selenite - Hourglass - Clear to frosty with inclusions that often are the shape of an hour glass - From Great Salt Flats in Oklahoma - Helps fulfill life goals and helps stop procrastination.  Also has all the properties of Selenite.
Septarian Nodule - Brown, grey, cream, black and/or mottled together.  The cream or sometimes black is Calcite, grey is Limestone and brown is Aragonite. - It helps with the gift of public speaking as well as keeping the audience interested, enthusiastic and less restless.  Used for healing in drumming circles.   Helps bring patience, endurance and tolerance. Helps dispel curiosity in others, pertaining to finances, relationships and activities.  Helps one to "always be prepared" in survival situations. 
Septarium aka Turtle Stone - They are usually brown with a raised pattern that looks like a turtle shell on it. - A friend, who is a Crystal Intuitive, gave me information on these.  She said they are good for easing bone pain.  They can be helpful with calming and grounding ourselves, it pulls us down to the earth.  They can gently absorb toxins and would be good for those who have panic attacks. They would help neutralize the ph levels and good for people that have acid in their bodies.
Seraphinite aka Clinochlore - Green w/silvery white, chatoyant, feather like markings -  Helps us to communicate with the Angelic Realm.   It helps us come together in relationships and to heal on the physical, emotional and mental levels.  Helps us to achieve independence.  It helps us appreciate our growing spirituality.  Helps provide us with a sense of order, within our lives and the universe, even at times of chaos.  Helps us to understand we are not helpless or hopeless in this world. It is useful in times of confinement, providing a comforting energy and bringing stabilization to our condition.
Serpentine aka New Jade or Afghan Jade - Mottled colors of Green - It has been found to be helpful during meditation.  When placed on the Crown Chakra, it can help the movement of Kundalini.  It is used to help disorders in all areas of the body and mind with conscious direction.   It can help clear clouded areas of the chakras and stimulate the crown and heart chakras. It is a wonderful stone for healing and is useful for helping you find inner peace.  It can be used to help with emotional cleansing, psychic powers and attract love, abundance and money.
Shamanite see Master Shamanite
Shattuckite - Light to Dark Blue - It is a stone of healing and can stimulate both the throat and third eye chakras.  It can help produce clear verbalization of our psychic visions and contacts from other worlds.  It is a useful stone for protection while channeling information, providing protection of the physical body against invasion.  It can help sharpen higher intuitive abilities.  It is a stone that is helpful in bringing good health.  It can help provide inner strength and courage during stressful situations.  It can also assist us intellectuality by helping us to remember and process very large quantities of information.  It can be helpful in the study of astrology. 
Shell - They are good to help bring boundless in all areas of our lives.  It can stimulate intuition, sensitivity, imagination and adaptability.  It can heighten mental clarity and can ready us for times of decision making and insight into what options are best.  It helps with cooperation between ourselves and others.  It can provide an energy that will help keep the group working together effectively.
Shiva Lingam, or its correct name, which is Narmadeshvara Lingam, stones are from the Narmada River, in the mountains of Mandhata, India.  It's one of the seven sacred holy places of pilgrimage in India. The stones consist of crypto crystalline quartz, a mixture of chalcedony with iron oxide and goethite, which is said to contain the "loftiest vibrations of all stones on Earth."  No two stones are exactly the same.  These egg shaped stones are naturally shaped, finished and polished by the locals. - This stone is representative of the male and female energy, where the main stone represents the male (knowledge), and the markings represent female energy (wisdom). Possessing one of these stones is said to bring harmony and balance.  They are often used in meditation and crystal healing.  This stone helps activate the Kundalini and stimulate the flow of energy through the body, thus awakening each of the major energy centers on the path to the crown chakra. 
Shungite - Similar in appearance to Black Coal. - It can help protect one from harmful electromagnetic radiation.  It is good for grounding the base chakra to Mother Earth, protecting you from negativity.  It helps work on the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual bodies "attacking" the seeds of destruction and decay, whether from this life or from past lives. It is a good stone to be used in healings.  It is a very protective stone and helps shield and keep away negativity.   It helps restore energy and balance the polarities.  It can aid one's positive growth and change on their path, keeping you grounded and centered. 
Siderite - Colorless, Pale Yellow, Grey, Brown, Grey Green, Brown Red or Grey Red - Helps provide alignment of the meridians and Chakra's of the body on all levels.  It emits an energy that helps strengthen the commitment to our lifework and stability in our employment.  It is a good stone for those that are in an confined environment.  It helps brighten our outlook, bringing our ideas and attitude toward more positive feelings. 
Silver - It can help improve the quality of our speech and our communication.  It can be used as a mirror into our soul and help us to see ourselves from outside or our bodies.  It can help bring patience and perseverance in our chosen tasks, allowing us to understand the reasons for these tasks.  It can as a strong connection between the physical and astral bodies, making sure that we always "come home" from any astral traveling.  When Silver is used with a gemstone, in jewelry, it will attract, enhance and retain the qualities of the gemstone used.  It can help draw negative energy from the body and bring you the positive energy from the minerals used with it.  Silver has a gentle nature it can help adjust to ones energy system without overriding anything else so the individual wearing it can receive the greatest benefit from its use. 
Smithsonite - White, Grey, Yellow, Green, Blue-Green, Blue, Brown, Pink, Lavender and sometimes a combination of colors, sometimes they are botryoidal. - They can have energies that can bring tranquility, pleasantness, kindliness and a favorable outcome.  It can help enhance leadership abilities and help us to resolve uncomfortable situations.  When used on the crown chakra it can draw energy of the other chakras into alignment. It can be used to activate each of our chakras and when placed on the body it can enhance the physical energy and vitality.  It can help strengthen the clairvoyance and clairsentience abilities.  It can help for someone that has had a difficult childhood and one who has felt unloved or unwanted.  It can help heal the inner child and help release the effects from emotional abuse and misuse, gently dissolving the hurt.  It's effects are felt by slowly feeling better, rather than by a traumatic emotional release. It is a useful crystal for birth, rebirth and can help treat infertility.  It can help connect us to the angelic realm. 
Sodalite – Light to dark blue w/white – Helps bring rational thinking, logic, intelligence, clarity, truth, higher knowledge and intuition.  Helps calm and clear the mind, increases sensuality, sexual attractiveness, and sexual interest.  It is a great stone for working with groups bringing solidarity and all working toward a common goal. 
Sonora Sunrise aka Sonora Sunset, Sonoran Sunrise, Sonoran Sunset - It is a combination of Chrysocolla (blue-green and black) and Cuprite (red) - It has been called the Stone of Empowerment and Freedom.  It can help those that feel stuck in their daily routine as it helps one to gain control and acknowledge our empowerment during difficult situations and bring about the empowerment of the Self.  It brings passion to help make the most of each situation.  It is a good stone for those seeking change as the energy of the stone can bring new found freedom.  Since it has a high content of copper it is a natural stone for healing.  The healing properties can help us to aid humanity in these trying times.  It can help open and connect the throat, base and sacral Chakras.  Opening the base Chakra may help us to feel safe in our physical body, helping the life force energy to flow freely through the Chakras.  Raising the frequency and strengthening the etheric body so that we are physically, mentally and emotionally strong.   It can help us to have courage and increase our creative energies.  It can help allow us to gently release stress, anxiety and fear.   See also the properties of Chrysocolla and Cuprite.
Sphaerocobaltite aka Cobaltain see Colbaltocalcite
Spectrolite - Similar to Labradorite.  It can have flashes of blue, gold and/or lavender. - Helps relieve anxiety, hopelessness and depression, by replacing them with enthusiasm, self confidence and inspiration. It can help dispel negativity and bring a clarity to your thoughts. It can help bring harmony and cooperation with others.  It can help us with our perseverance, strength and enhancing our intuition when we are experiencing times of conflict and change.
Sphene see Titanite
Spinel - Red, Blue, Violet, Black, Green, Yellow, Orange, Brown, White and almost colorless. - It has a rejuvenating energy, helping us to be renewed, refreshed and restored.  It can encourage our attempts at difficult tasks and to overcome all obstacles.  It can help increase the positive aspects of ones personality.  It is said to be the stone of immortality.  It can help ease stress and depression, bringing calm to those using the stone.  It is a stone that is good for healing and aura cleansing.  It is useful for astral travel, channeling and clairaudience.  It is helpful reduce our forgetfulness. It has been used to attract money, wealth and prosperity. 
Spinel –Black - It is said to be energetically one of the top three protective crystals compared to Blue Amber and Gel Sugilite.  It works well on the first, second and third chakras.  It helps get to the source of your dis-ease.  It can go to the source of your illness, be it physical, emotional or mental in its beginnings.  It works many different levels and its healing abilities are endless.  It works well with any other crystals, it has a good working relationship with all crystals and minerals.  It is a wise and gentle yet powerful tool.  It can be helpful for those with issues of rage, who wish to clear it in a gentle healthy way, it can help absorb a great deal of that rage during the clearing process.  It is a wonderful stone for all healers.  This crystal will go in and find that source and work with you to clear it.  See also the properties of Spinel above.
Spinel - Red - It can help provide strength and stimulate physical vitality. It can align and stimulate the navel chakra and is helpful in moving the Kundalini energy through our bodies.  See also the properties of Spinel above.
Staurolite - aka Fairy Cross  variety of Andalusite - Dark reddish to yellowish brown often in matrix. - It's famous for twin crystals that form the shape of a cross. The most common form is at a 60 degree angle or an X.  Once in a while it will be at a 90 degree angle and this is rare.  Extremely rare is when the stone has both crosses, combined forming a 6 rayed star shape. -   Legend says that they were formed from the crystallized tears of fairies bearing news of the death of Christ.  It is a very protective stone, helping protect us from negativity, disease and accidents.  Helpful for grounding and considered to be a stone of Good Luck.  It can be useful for helping with depression, stress and obsessive personality traits.  It is helpful in releasing addictions, especially with reducing and eliminating smoking tobacco. 
Stibiconite - Delicate earth tones, browns, black, beige - It's a wonderful mineral to enhance psychic knowledge, guidance and direction.  It helps stimulate understanding of the animal, plant and mineral kingdoms, allowing us to communicate on a higher level. It's good for those who are in relationships, allowing a better understanding of partnership and how to improve them. 
Stibnite – Grey to Black - Encourages bravery and helps us face and conquer our fears.  Helps bring a less distracted meditative state of mind.  It can enhance the energy field to protect from entities by helping create a shield that they can not penetrate.  Helps stabilize finances and give the ability to get what you need.  It can help eliminate clinging relationships.  It is the totem stone of the Wolf thus bringing fidelity in relationships, enhancing astral travel and stimulating endurance in all matters.  It can help access the all knowing animal kingdom of the spirit realm. 
Stichtite - Lilac to Rose Pink - It can help expand our awareness of the emotional side of our lives.  It's a very calming stone that brings tranquility and peace to individuals and the environment where it resides.  It is said to assist the movement of the Kundalini into and through the heart chakra.  It can help us to be gentle to ourselves and others.  It helps promote the keeping of promises, openly sharing our opinions and considering all our thoughts with love.  It can help bring companionship for those that are alone.  It can help children behave positively. 
Stilbite- It is a member of the Zeolite family so see those properties as well - It is helpful in enhancing our psychic knowledge, guidance and direction.  It can bring us information about the soul, soul structure and spiritual realities.  It can help rid your body of toxins in the system associated with addictions such as alcohol and smoking.
Stromatolite - Brown, Black, Cream - These stones are made by ancient bacterial colonies and are some of the oldest known fossils on the planet. - It can help balance our wants and needs.  It can help us distinguish between what is significant and what is insignificant in our lives.  It can help cleanse the energy in the environment where it is located.  It is a good stone to help with grounding and is a powerful stone for healing.  It can help us to see the needs of others and move us toward providing companionship for those that are alone or lonely.   See also the properties of Fossils.
Strombolite aka Spurrite - It has been called a stone of true lightness, joy and cosmic humor.  It helps you relax and see the Diving spark and humor in all situations.  It can help to relieve stress, enhance inner and increase awareness in your dreams.  It can activate your Crown Chakra. It can help create a connection between the Crown and Base Chakras helping you to center and ground yourself.  It is a great stone to use for meditation.  It can help you communicate with beings in the mystical and angelic realms, where you may receive important information to aid your life. They can assist you to feel good and help you to deal with your emotion and grief.
Sugilite - Purple, Lilac, Violet, Pink but can have inclusions of black, brown, cream and/or blue - Helps us realize the connection of the well being of the body and the well being of the mind, thus helping the healing of ourselves and the healing of humanity.  It helps us understand the spiritual love of all and bringing the energy to the earth plane.  Helps open and direct energy through the Crown, Base and Heart Chakra's, helping the movement of the Kundalini throughout our bodies. Helps us in our forgiveness of ourselves and others.  Helps eliminate hostility and protect us from the harshness of this world, allowing us to accept being here and living now.  It can help eliminate anger, abrasiveness, jealousy, prejudice and other negative attributes that come into our lives.  Wearing or carrying Sugilite helps give us a feeling of freedom, bring us inspiration and confidence.  It can help us in creative endeavors on all levels.
Sulfur - Many shades of Yellow, Green and sometimes with brown, red or grey - It is said to be a stone of energy and vitality which can help remove negative thoughts, energy, emotions and feelings. It is used in metaphysics to purify and detoxify environments, thoughts, and even the energy fields of people. It is considered to be related primarily to the solar plexus chakra.  It can bring an abundance of energy, flashes of inspiration and can help melt away barriers that are blocking our progress.  It has been used by South American and Mexican Indians in their healing ceremonies.  They believe it brings together the four directions, Mother Earth and Father Sky.  North American Indians also use it in ceremonies, as an offering to the four cardinal directions, to help eliminate darkness and corruption and to help cleanse the Earth.
Sunstone - Peach, Orange, Pink, Green, Yellow, Brown, Red, Grey - Helps to release stress, fearfulness and increase vitality.  Helps encourage independence, originality and luck.  Helps clear and energize the Chakra's also helping with "cords" that we need to release, sending them back with love and positive energy.
Super Seven Crystal, also known as Sacred Seven or Melody's Stone.  It is a unique stone that contains all the energies of Amethyst, Clear Quartz, Smoky Quartz, Cacoxenite, Rutile, Goethite and Lepidocrocite combined, hence the name Super Seven.  One in thousand stones may also have patches of Citrine or Chlorite as well. Even if some of these minerals listed above are not visible to the naked eye, all of their properties are still within the stone. - It is a very spiritual stone and is one of the few stones that can retain their energy and clarity and never needs cleansing or energizing. It can help enhance psychic abilities including telepathy, clairvoyance, channeling, clairaudience and telekinesis.  It is believed to have the unique ability to simultaneously connect us to Higher Realms while grounding us firmly in physical reality.  It has been said to be a powerful stone for crystal healing and is excellent for healing the mind, body and spirit of dis-ease bringing wellness on all levels.  It is not associated with any one chakra, but is good for healing, balancing and energizing all seven chakras.  It can help assist us in seeing Auras.

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Tanzanite- Colorless to Blue or Purple  -  It can help stimulate the throat, third eye and crown chakras, bringing together all the aspects of communication, both verbal and psychic abilities.  It helps allow us to communicate our visions to others.  It can help stimulate the crown chakra to bring forth visions from the higher realms and ancient tribal communities located throughout the world.  It has been called the "Stone of Magic" helping bring perfect balance of our personal power and to bring it to actualization.  It can be used to help calm the overactive mind.  It can help lift the spirit and open the heart.  It has been said to help release insolence and wanton behavior and prevent thoughtless deeds.
Tektite- Varying descriptions, often Black or Grey w/smooth or bumpy surface - These are stones that have fallen from space aka Meteorites. - Helps encourage extraterrestrial communication and contact and to bring us great wisdom and knowledge.  Helps strengthen the energy shield.  It is helpful for telepathy and clairvoyance.  It can help release undesirable experiences, allowing us to remember the lessons learned and concentrate on those that are helpful to our spiritual growth. It can help get to the heart of matters that are of concern, giving you the insight into the cause of the situation and helping you find the resolution and action that is needed to resolve it. 
Thomsonite- White, yellow, pink red, brown and green. - It can protect against betrayal, brashness and laziness.  Helps clear a foggy mind and bring mental clarity to your life.  It can help our personal growth and help eliminate blockages in all areas of our lives.
Thulite aka Rosaline - Grey, white, pink, red, yellow, green and blue. - It can help us to relearn what we may have forgotten.  It can teach us to understand the pain and suffering of abuse and release the past abusive situation.  It can help us learn to love in a more positive way, creating a new beginning to the way you feel, view and relate to love.  It helps us to have love and compassion for the plant, mineral and animal kingdoms.  It is a stone of harmony and compassion helping to bring the community together for the greatest good.  It is also said to increase our problem solving skills, helping us to find inventive solutions to tricky problems.  It is a stone that can help to stimulate, strengthen and regenerate our bodies, while healing us.  It can be helpful for those who need to put on a performance, such as actors and teachers, allowing us to present ourselves in an entertaining way.  It can encourage extroversion, eloquence and showmanship.  It has been used to help us to express our passion and sexual feelings and has been said to enhance fertility.  It is believed to be beneficial in cases of extreme exhaustion.  Also see the properties of Zoisite.
Thunder Egg - It is a variety of Geode that doesn't have crystals inside, but is solid instead - It can be any color that a Agate or Chalcedony comes in. -  They are excellent for healing of all varieties.  They are good for grounding and allow you to strengthen your connection to Mother Earth.  Helps you to be comfortable in your Earthly body.  Also see the properties of Geode, Agate and Chalcedony.
Tiffany Stone - aka Bertrandite, Opalized Fluorite, Opal Fluorite or Ice Cream Opalite.  It is actually comprised of quartz, chalcedony, agate, opal, fluorite and opalized fluorite. It can be light blue, lavender, purple, white to a red-violet -  It can help enhance intuition and physic communication on all levels. It has a high vibrational energy that helps to provide mental clarity.  Be careful this stone will fade if left in the bright sunlight, like other Fluorites.
Tiger Eye – Dark brown, Golden, Blue, Red (heat treated) or combination of colors, with iridescent bands running through it – It can help with integrity, personal empowerment, enhances clarity of thought, helping us to think practically.  It eliminates negative thought and instills optimism, addressing conflicts sometimes caused by our willful pride.  It can enhance psychic abilities and help to gently attune the third eye.  It brings awareness of our own needs, as well as the needs of others.  It makes us see the difference between what we want and what we have and helps us to determine what we truly need.  It is soothing and brings calmness to unresolved turmoil, removing barriers and inhibitions. A stone of protection and good luck, carry or wear it while traveling.  It can help balance the Yin and Yang energies in our lives.  Eases stubbornness in relationships.  It helps us to be more flexible and determined, rather than obstinate. It helps balance us when we are sluggish or overly cautious. 
Tiger Eye- Blue w/iridescent bands - Eases tensions between us and others. It encourages us to be physically active, helps open and stimulate the Solar Plexus Chakra.  Also all the general properties of Tiger Eye.
Tiger Eye - Red w/iridescent bands (heat treated) - Allows us to relax during stressful situations. It's especially good when we are hyperactive as it calms, helping us to relax and slow down.  Also all the general properties of Tiger Eye.
Tiger Iron - aka Mugglestone - Usually Red with Black and/or Brown - It is a combination of Tiger Eye, Jasper and Hematite so also see the properties of those stones - It helps with creative and artistic endeavors.  Helps us find refuge during dangerous times.  Helps promote physical vitality - "Puts the tiger in your tank".  Also see the properties of Hematite, Tiger Eye and Jasper.
Tinguaite - Deep green with swirls of black - It is good for promoting good health.  It can help you to form healthy lifestyle habits.  It can enhance your stamina and improve your sense of humor.
Titanite aka Sphene- Brown, grey, yellow, green, rose, red or black - It helps awaken the intellect and provide motivation for intelligent communication and understanding of while listening to others speak. It can be used for "right brain" stimulation for creativity and being receptive to learning.  It can help one become less introverted during public speaking.  It is good for pursuits in the mystical, theosophical and astrological fields, sharpening our senses and perceptions.  It can help bring stability and security to our environment.  It can be used to help to calm us and also stimulates the heart chakra.  It can be used with other minerals to bring a gentleness to the actions of the minerals.  It can help align the spiritual, emotional, etheric and mental bodies, the entire system of nodes and meridians are stimulated, improving general health.  It has applications to shape shifting and is one of several minerals, which soften the human energies and can allow bonding to occur with other animals.
Topaz - Clear, Silver, Yellow, Orange, Red, Blue, and Green - Helps clear and heal the light body while balancing the energy flow, helps stabilize during deep healing work and to protect the aura during life changes.   Stone of love and helps with success in all endeavors, provides confidence and encourages individual creativity, while replacing negativity with joyfulness and love.
Topaz - Blue - Light Blue - Blue Topaz is often confused with Aquamarine. It is rarely natural but is produced by irradiating and then heating clear Topaz crystals. -  It enables us to communicate powerfully what we are feeling. It is considered to be especially valuable for artists as it influences creativity and attracts input from others. It gives us an air of competence that encourages others to accept our leadership.   Also has all the general qualities of Topaz.
Topaz - Golden or Imperial - Golden to Orange - Attracts new ideas and influences open mindedness, encourages us to be pragmatic and practical, enabling us to find the right solutions or steps to take toward the right solution.   Also has all the general qualities of Topaz.
Tourmaline - Wide range of colors include, pink, green, red, violet, yellow, orange, brown, blue, colorless, bi and tri colors as well - This stone helps to clear, maintain and stimulate all of the energy centers of the body.  Helps inspire us, to help us to understand so we are less fearful and more self confident.  Wonderful balancing stone, it helps balance the left and right sides of the brain, to help with our creativity and healing.  Also provides protection from things on the physical plane.
Tourmaline - Black - also known as Schorl - It repels and protects against negativity as well as help one from being victimized by the negative energy of another. Helps increase physical vitality, emotional stability and intellectual creativity.  Help maintain our spirits in times of distress.  Helps activate the first Chakra and connect it to the center of the earth.  Helps protect us from the negativity of the physical and spiritual planes and also from the spirits that are not in the "light".  Also has all the general properties of Tourmaline.
Tourmaline - Blue - Helps activate the throat and third eye Chakra's so that we may express ourselves and open up to our psychic awareness.  Helps us to live in harmony with our environment. Also has all the properties of Tourmaline.
Tourmaline - Colorless - Excellent in healing, helps align the energy centers and meridians of the body.  Also has all the properties of Tourmaline.
Tourmaline - Dravite - Brown (root beer) - Excellent for grounding, clearing and opening the connection between the Earth and our body.  It can protect and shield you from negativity that may be directed towards you or surrounding you.  It can help bring peace when in a large group and helps with healing in dysfunctional family dynamics.  It can help encourage a sense of community spirit, helpfulness and social commitment.  It can help clear the  auric field, opening the path for the aligning your energies to its optimum.  It can help open Chakras for alignment and at the same time, provide strength and balance. This strength and balance is said to come from Mother Earth.  It can help strengthen our ability for empathy and identifying with others.  It helps stimulate creativity and our skills at crafts.  It also has all the general properties of Tourmaline.
Tourmaline - Elbaite - Red, Pink, Green, Blue, Orange, Yellow or Colorless. - It can balance, protect and vitalize the body and mind.  It helps stimulate inspiration, increases self confidence and cheerfulness.  It is a powerful healer and can help sleep.  It can help us to learn how to perceive the world through the heart chakra.  It can help direct the masculine energy with love and compassion.  Also has all the properties of Tourmaline.
Tourmaline - Green - Helps teach us to see with our heart.  It has a masculine energy, which contains compassion, and helps us work with the plant kingdom, helping us to heal plants as well as helping in the study of herbalism.  Helps transform negative energy to positive without releasing it to the atmosphere.  Helps inspire creativity and attracts success, prosperity and abundance. Also has all the properties of Tourmaline.
Tourmaline - Multi or Bi Color - These stones combine the properties of each color plus it can be used as a "gate" to our inner self as well as our higher self. Also has all the properties of Tourmaline.
Tourmaline - Pink -  This color relates to creativity, helping us to conceive new ideas while keeping connected to the "self" and all around us.  It allows us to trust in the Power of Love, helping us to feel the joy, peace and enthusiasm for life, releasing the destructive and negative tendencies. Also has all the properties of Tourmaline.
Tourmaline - Rubellite - Dark Pink to Red - It can help bring joy and enthusiasm for life, helping to make us sociable, outgoing and compassionate.  It can help strengthen our ability to understand love.  It can help stimulate the memory and keep us focused, yet flexible.  It can help us remember past life experiences and to understand those experiences and how the effect this lifetime.  It can help us to release past sorrows and disturbing emotional issues, helping us to learn to trust again.  It can be useful when placed in well trafficked areas of the home where physical, verbal and mental abuse is common.  It can help the flow of energy through the body, helping to calm and balance us.  It can be used with Lepidolite as the combined energy is a powerful energy for calming one in distress.  It has been said to bring abundance into our lives. 
Tourmaline -Watermelon - This has a Blue or Green "rind" with Pink or Red in the middle, not like other bi color Tourmaline - This stone is the "super activator" of the heart chakra, helping stimulate, connect and energize the heart chakra to the higher self.  It helps us to experience the beauty of nature.  Also has all the properties of Tourmaline.
Tremolite – White, green, pink, lavender, gray, brown or colorless. -  It is one of the high vibration crystals and resonates with a powerful energy. It's energy can be felt in the higher chakras especially the crown and third eye, helping your spiritual growth.   It can help bring deep peace, serenity and harmony.   It may be able to help you access ancient mystical information.   It can helpful with your dreams, bringing detailed dreams with deep meaning.  It can help you to release things that have been causing stress and anxiety in your life.   It can also help relieve depression and worry, allowing  you to let go of things that have held you back from your highest good.  It can help stabilize and balance chaotic locations.   It can help make it easier to meditate and your meditation might be more powerful as well.
Trilobite -  Fossilized sea creature -  It can help promote leadership and management skills. It is helpful in allowing us to rule with love, patience and fortitude. Helps us to develop patience, endurance, strength and perseverance. Helps us to recognize our desired course and to maintain our path.  It helps allow non leaders to realize and accept the position of leadership and the difficult and sometimes unpopular decisions made in the best interests of all.  It can allow one to see more clearly and enhance memory.
Triphane - Pale Yellow, gemmy variety of Spodumene aka Kunzite - It can help clear and refresh the environment of smog and helps deflect radiation and microwave energy from the aura.  It can help shield us against harmful or unwanted energies.  It can help us to bring a task to completion when your enthusiasm is waning.  It can activate the solar plexus, heart and crown chakras at the same time, bring a strong connection to the divine.  It can help bring divine love, emotional healing and align the chakras.  It can help clear the energy and bring more positive energy after someone has left under unpleasant circumstances.  It can promote honesty, integrity and clear away secrecy and uncertainty.  See also the properties of Kunzite.
Tugtupite - Pink or Red - It can help open and clear the heart charka.  It can help us to remember and release events and conditions in our lives that we consciously or unconsciously need to let go of.  It can stimulate compassion for others as well as ourselves and can help our self expression.  It can help relieve stress and emotional distress.  It can help bring a freshness to ones surroundings.  See also Zoisite.
Turquoise – Sky to Greenish Blue, Green – It strengthens and aligns all Chakra's, meridians and subtle bodies.  Helps with communication, creativity, and intuition.  It is a master stone of healing, cleansing and protection.  Helps dissipate negativity.  Good stone for grounding and can help keeping us connected to the earth plane during deep meditation.  Helps provide strength and protection during vision quests and astral travel.  Helps bring peace of mind, bringing a soothing energy and healing of spirit.  Helps to bring wisdom and understanding as well as enhance trust and kindness.  Helps us to recognize beauty, in others as well as ourselves.

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Ulexite aka TV Stone - White to translucent - It can help give us insight into ourselves and others.  It is helpful in allowing us to see the solutions to difficulties we encounter. It can be helpful in opening the third eye. Some have found it helpful for amplifying dreams, imagery and fantasy states for enhancing our creativity. 
Unakite – Green w/Pink or Gray mottled surface – Regenerates love or friendships, radiates happiness and joy.  It helps us take control of a situation, encourages love, balance, stability, peace and healing.
Uvarovite - See Garnet

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Vanadinite - Red, Orange, Yellow or Brown - Helps bring us to a deep state of meditation.  It is a stone that can help thrift in spending, both of energy and money.  It is a good stone for those that have a tendency to overspend.  It can help bring order to our lives, helping to define goals and to pursue them in an orderly manner.  It helps clear the energy, bringing a deep peace within the body and soul. 
Variscite - Pale to Emerald Green - It can help bring you from deep despair to a level of calm and peaceful existence.  It helps stimulate the Heart Chakra to bring love and reasoning to all situations.  It is helpful when dealing with those that are invalids, both the one that is invalid and the one working with them.  It is a soothing stone and sometimes called a "true worry stone" because it can help ease fear, tension, anxiety, worry and impatience.  It can help relieve stress and depression and give us inner strength and courage.  It is a good stone to help calm the mind and help it be still, especially during meditation. It can help enhance your intuition and psychic abilities and is good for past life recall. 
Verdite - Deep Green, sometimes with Red, Yellow, White or Light Green mottling. - It helps us fight abrasive character traits, thus helping us to become less harsh.  Stimulates the first four chakras, encouraging the movement of the Kundalini . Can be used to help gain and access information from the ancient ones on the spiritual plane.  Helps us gain fortitude, constancy and reliability on the physical plane.
Vesuvianite aka Idocrase or Californite - Yellow, Red, Blue, Brown, Green, Pink or White - It has been said to help promote patriotism and loyalty to mankind.  It helps bring cooperation and is good for newlyweds, business associates, friends and acquaintances.  It helps unblock and clear negative thought patterns from the physical, mental and emotional bodies.  It can help release anger, release depression and reduce fears.  It can assist in the creative process of discovery and invention.  It can help us more easily access and become closer to our own higher self.  It can increase the clairsentience abilities.
Vivianite - Black, Dark Blue, Green and Colorless - It can help us to recognize and set our goals and then helps us to accomplish them.  It helps us to enjoy love of and inspiration for life.  It is a stone that has been used to study and understand cereology (the analysis of crop circles or markings).  It helps us to understand the clarity of our path in life. 

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Warrior or Empathic Crystals. They are crystals that have been chipped or damaged in some way. - They can help promote understanding, compassion, kindness and empathy. They can open and heal the hearts of those who have closed them while also protecting the open hearted from too much pain. Also has all the general properties of the original stone.
Wavellite - Green, white, yellow, black, blue, brown or colorless - It helps us to see "the whole picture" before we make the proper decisions.  Helps us to manage difficult situations, thus helping us to recognize both the direct and indirect ways we can accomplish the task.  It helps increase the intuitive abilities and inner knowledge.  It can enhance the flow of energy from the ethereal to the physical body, helping to increase stamina and physical health. 
Wonderstone - see Rhyolite
Wulfenite - Yellow, golden, orange, green, grey, yellow, brown, white and colorless. - It can help harmonize our emotions, clear emotional blockages and help us to be in touch with them.  It's good for grounding and is helpful with getting blocked energy moving again. It is useful in gaining knowledge and the practice of white magic.  It can be helpful for communication with higher beings and also used for astral travel.  It helps us to get in touch with our feelings. 

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Zebradorite - Shades of beige, brown, red to pink, white, gray, colorless, it can have streaks of darker color in a light background - It can help you to overcome tragedy and help bring peace during times of emotional and physical trauma. It can help align the chakras and meridians of the physical body.  It has been called the "Stone of Cooperative Effort" and can help encourage cooperation among individuals and can help gain insight into group experiences.  It can help you to find new and unconventional ways to achieve your goals.  It can be helpful for those with low self esteem and self confidence by increasing your emotional strength, self will and courage.
Zebra Marble - White with Black markings - It helps bring compassion and understanding for others.  It helps us to look beneath superficial situations and see the truth and loving spirit. It can help stimulate physical energy and is good for athletes to provide stamina and endurance. 
Zebra Stone - Brown and cream color with streaks through it - It can help us to understand why we are on the Earth plane at this time and help us to learn the lessons that we need to during this lifetime.  It can help our mental creativity especially when it comes to problem solving.  It is helpful in artwork and creativity.  It can be helpful to those that study geology, helping one to understand and solve puzzles in research.  It has been said that it can be useful in bringing visions from the time of the Earth's creation, helping give us information on the how's and when's involved.
Zeolites – Clear, white, pink, green – Helps to improve the environment, helps eliminate addictions and release toxins from the body, excellent for Reiki healing energy work.  Can help us understand and resolve emotional issues. By helping us overcome challenges, they allow us to succeed.  They are said to remove negative energy and bring in happiness where the negative energy was.  Also also check the properties of any other mineral that may be in the Zeolite such as Apophyllite, Stilbite, Natrolite, Moragnite, Heulandite, Prehnite, Calcite, Quartz or Amethyst, among others.
Zincite- Red, Orange, Yellow, Blue and Black - It can help enhance your vitality, personal power, physical energy level and creativity.  It can stimulate the electrical currents within the body thus helping to dissipate and remove energy blockages.  It can help bring together people of like mind and promote group efforts and bring harmony within the group.  It is a stone that can help bring us harmony in our relationships. It can help stimulate the lower chakras of the body.

Orange Zincite - It can help bring creativity into your life.  It can be any type of creativity, including writing a book, starting a business or a family.
Red Zincite - It can help increase the life force and sexual energy.  This can allow us to experience feelings of joy and passion.
Yellow Zincite - It can be used to dissipate feelings of inadequacy to feelings of fearlessness!  It can help us gain will power and the courage to face our everyday fears.

Zircon - Brown, Green, Grey, Red, Yellow or Colorless - This stone symbolizes innocence, purity and constancy.  It helps us recognize and understand that we are all a part of the whole, "all that is".  It helps increase hardiness and bring continuity in all endeavors. 
Zoisite- Clear, white, pink, blue, purple, yellow, brown, green or red - Helps dispel laziness and idleness.  Helps dissipate negative energy, changing it into positive.   See also Ruby Zoisite and Thulite.
Zoisite with Ruby combination aka Anyolite - It can help stimulate and amplify the psychic abilities as well as amplifying the entire energy field of the body.  It can be used in healing and communicating with spirits.  It helps bring awareness of our individuality and also maintain the connectedness with humanity.   Stimulates the crown chakra toward spirituality.   See also Ruby and Zoisite properties.

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Picture was taken in Indiana by A. Love

Much of the information above was found in the "Love Is In The Earth" series of books,
by Melody, "The Crystal Bible" by Judy Hall, "Healing with Gemstones and Crystals"
by Diane Stein, "Crystal Astrology" by Marina Costelloe as well as research
on the internet and other reference material.




Disclaimer: The information regarding the metaphysical, other properties and purposes of these minerals are provided for entertainment purposes only. It is not intended for diagnosing illness, prescription or advice and should not replace proper medical attention. Please consult your Doctor or other health care practitioner regarding health issues. Dragon's Crystal Reverie or Alyce Love assume no liability for any use or misuse of this information.
 


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