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Photo of Stone Stone Birstone / Zodiac Chakra Metaphysical Properties Mineral Information
abalone.jpg Abalone / Paua Shell All  Heart, Third Eye and Crown Chakras Peace, Beauty, Compassion, Love. Promotes Tranquility, Protection and Emotional Balance.  Calcium Carbonate shell material from a filter feeding coldwater reef invertebrate.
amazonite.jpg Amazonite Virgo August 24 - September 23 Heart & Throat Chakra Courage, Truth, Harmony, Setting Boundaries, Self Discipline, Personal Space, Loving Communication A green to blue-green variety of Microcline, a Feldspar mineral that forms in short prismatic or tabular crystals or in masses.
 amber256.jpg Amber Aquarius February 20 - March 20, and Leo July 23 - August 23  Solar Plexus  Warmth, Health, Strength, Clarification  Fossilized natural botanic resins ranging from 30 to 120 million years old. 
amethyst2.jpg Amethyst Aries, Sagittarius, Aquarius and Pisces  Third Eye, Crown, Etheric  Protection, Purification, Sobriety, Divine Connection  Quartz variation colored by trace Iron and Aluminum and applied or natural radiation. 
ammolite256.jpg Ammolite  Capricorn  All Chakras  Positive Earth Energy, Luck, Prosperity, Self Worth, Stability Fossilized shells of the Ammonite, ‘opalilzed’ primarily by Aragonite 
apatite.jpg Apatite Gemini, Libra  Third Eye, Throat Chakras  A Spiritual Stone that Cleanses the Aura, Stimulates Psychic Abilities, Clairvoyance and Clairaudience  Made from a common group of minerals containing a calcium phosphate base 
aquamarine256.jpg Aquamarine March / Gemini, Pisces, Aries, Scorpio  Heart & Throat Chakra  Courage, Self Expression, Protection, Calming Fears, Intellectual Growth, Inner Knowledge, Letting Go   Blue variety of Beryl. Varies in transparency by quality, and is almost universally heat treated to enhance color. 
Aventurine  Aries March 21 - April 20  Heart  Vitality, Growth, Confidence, Good Luck, Manifesting Prosperity  Quartz variation colored by microscopic Fuchsite particles. Has a sparkly shine called Aventurescence. 
azuritemalachite.jpg Azurite Malachite Capricorn December 22 - January 20 Heart  Healing, Calming, Stabilizing, Focus and Discipline A copper based mix of minerals, containing both Azurite and Malachite inclusions.
Black Agate Capricorn December 22 - January 20  Root  Protection, Grounding, Calm, Self-Reliance  A Banded Chalcedony variation in the Quartz family of silicates.  
Black Larvikite Aquarius February 20 - March 20, and Leo July 23 - August 23  Root, Third Eye  Creativity, Inner Vision, Psychic Abilities, Intuition, Youthful Health  A type of Granite, with a similar composition to Labradorite and Moonstone.  
Black Moonstone Libra and Scorpio September 24 - November 22  Third Eye, Crown Protection, Inspiration, Manifestation, New Moon Energy  Adularescent Feldspar, a Potassium Aluminum Silicate, often with "cats eye" sheen 
Black Onyx Leo July 23 - August 23  Root, Earth Star  Vitality, Self-Mastery, Inner Strength, Grounding, Willpower, Discipline, Earth Connection Chalcedony variation in the Quartz family of silicates.  
black-star-diopside.jpg Black Star Diopside Pisces February 20 - March 20  Root, Earth Star  Earth Energy, Grounding, Subtle Perception  Prismatic calcium magnesium silicate crystals. A gem quality, four-ray asterism is only found in the black variation of diopside. 
bluestripedagate.jpg Blue Agate Pisces February 20 - March 20  Throat  Communication, Clarity, Confidence, Articulation  A Banded Chalcedony variation in the Quartz family of silicates.  
bluegoldstone2.jpg Blue Goldstone Sagittarius November 23 - December 21  Throat  Protection, Healing, Psychic Ability, Ambition  Alchemically created glass with suspended mineral crystals, the glittering shine is called "Aventurescence" for its similarity to Aventurine. 
bluekyanite.jpg Blue Kyanite Aries, Libra, Pisces, Taurus  Third Eye, Heart, Throat Chakra  Communication, Clarity, Public Performance, Meditation, Intuition Aluminum Silicate, the most well known anisotropic mineral, meaning it has a different hardness depending on the angle. 
blue-lace-agate256.jpg Blue Lace Agate Pisces February 20 - March 20 Throat Communication, Clarity, Confidence, Articulation, Loyalty Chalcedony variation in the Quartz family of silicates. Rare, and only found in Namibia, South Africa and Romania. 
blue-onyx.jpg Blue Onyx Leo July 23 - August 23 Third Eye Vitality, Self-Mastery, Higher Self, Psychic Communication, Spirit Guides Chalcedony variation in the Quartz family of silicates. 
bluetigerseye.jpg Blue Tigereye Sagittarius November 23 - December 21 Throat, Third Eye Protection, Insight, Awareness, Confidence, Guidance Forms from pseudomorphism of Crocidolite into Quartz. The blue color comes from the Aesbestos fibers of the Crocidolite before they are replaced with Iron Oxide.
bronzite.jpg Bronzite Leo July 23 - August 23 Solar Plexus Protection, Masculinity, Self Esteem, Certainty A silicate compound of magnesium and iron, a variety of Hypersthene.
bumblebeejasper.png Bumblebee Jasper Leo Sacral, Solar Plexus Chakras Boosts Creativity, Acceptance and feelings of self-worth, helps to achieve emotional balance, happiness and focus. A mixture of a number of minerals, including sulphur, hematite, ilmenite, anhydrite, as well as ash from the volcano from which it was formed
carnelian.jpg Carnelian Carnelian Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus Vitality, Confidence, Courage, Action, Sexuality Chalcedony variation, the Quartz structures are arranged in fibrous layers.
charoite256.jpg Charoite Virgo, Scorpio, Sagittarius Crown and Heart Chakras High Spiritual Energy and Unconditional Love, Living in the Moment, Acceptance and Letting Go A complex silicate containing elements such as potassium, sodium, calcium, barium, strontium, oxygen, silicon, and hydrogen.
chrysocolla.jpg Chrysocolla Sagittarius November 23 - December 21 Throat Communication, Truth, Wisdom, Peace, Music, Teaching A blue copper stone often found near Malachite and Azurite, it may have inclusions of Cuprite.
citrine256.jpg Citrine November / Sagittarius  Solar Chakra A stone of manifestation, imagination, and personal will, Clears the mind, assists creativity, Transmutation of Negative Energy A transparent, yellow variety of Quartz
coralfossil.jpg Coral Fossil Taurus, Pisces   Diplomacy and concurrence, Facilitates intuition, imagination and visualisation, expedites transfer of knowledge, expedites and accelerates the transfer of knowledge.  
crazy-lace-agate256.jpg Crazy Lace Agate Scorpio October 24 - November 22 Third Eye Chakra Protection, Emotional Stability, Laughter, Mental Clarity, Harmony Chalcedony variation in the Quartz family of silicates. 
dragonsbloodjasper.jpg Dragon's Blood Jasper  Leo, Virgo, Gemini Heart Chakra A stone of courage, it enhances strength and vitality, great for anyone experiencing challenges. it ignites self-reflection and helps it's wearer to stay grounded A mix of Epidote (green) and Piemontite (red).
blackstripedagate.jpg Druzy black agate Capricorn December 22 - January 20 Root Chakra Protection, Grounding, Calm, Self-Reliance A Banded Chalcedony variation in the Quartz family of silicates. The Druzy section is Quartz growth, which amplifies the effects.
 ethiopian-opal-1-256.jpg Ethiopian Opal October  Sacral Chakra Enhances Intuition & Creativity, Personal Power, Removes Fear, Assists Astral Travel  Hydrated amorphous silica. The internal structure of precious opal causes it to diffract light, resulting in play-of-color.
flamejasper2.jpg Flame Jasper Aries and Scorpio Root, Sacral Protection, Grounding, Earth Connection, Focus, Sexual Energies, Passion, Strength, Endurance Chalcedony variation, the Quartz structures are arranged in granular structures. Up to 20% of the material is variable, resulting in the many varieties, colors and patterns.
rainbowfluorite.jpg Fluorite Capricorn December 22 - January 20 and Pisces February 20 - March 20 All Mental Clarity, Decision Making, Learning, Order Calcium Fluoride crystals, forming in cubic or octahedral structures in veins with Quartz, Calcite and Barite.
garnet.jpg Garnet January / Aquarius Root Chakra Joy, Health, Self-Worth, Courage, Devotion, Willpower Garnets can come in many colors and variations, often growing in "series" with each other, imperceptably mixed within a single crystal. 
goldrutilatedquartz.jpg Gold Rutilated Quartz Gemini, Leo, Taurus All Creativity, Manifestation, Amplification of Thoughts, Manifestation Unique hairlike growths of Rutile minerals run through and are grown along with clear Quartz crystals. Rutile can come in many colors.
goldsheen-obsidian256.jpg Gold Sheen Obsidian Capricorn Root, Earth Star Chakra Helps to reclaim personal power and align of divine will, releases blockages to growth. It can give us insight into the core of problems and remove egotistical thinking, allowing us to find our spiritual path. Volcanic glass, the chatoyancy is caused by bubbles included as the glass cooled.
goldstone256.jpg Goldstone Sagittarius November 23 - December 21 Sacral Protection, Healing, Psychic Ability, Ambition Alchemically created glass with suspended mineral crystals, the glittering shine is called "aventurescence" for its similarity to Aventurine.
green-onyx.jpg Green Onyx Leo July 23 - August 23 Heart Vitality, Self-Mastery, Fertility, Success, Creativity Chalcedony variation in the Quartz family of silicates. 
hematite2.jpg Hematite Aquarius January 21 - February 19 Root Grounding, Manifestation, Clarity, Energetic Balance, Making the Spiritual Physical Iron Oxide mineral, often found in large Iron deposits. Appears red in powdered form, and its name comes from the Greek word for blood.
iolite.jpg Iolite  Taurus Throat,Third Eye, Crown Chakras Inner vision, Shamanic journeying, soul retrieval, healing old wounds, Communicating Intuitive Knowledge
Gem-grade, violet-blue cordierite. Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, which is highly pleochoic, meaning it shows different colors from different angles.
labradorite2.jpg Labradorite Leo, Scorpio and Sagittarius All Magic, Protection, Self-Mastery, Stength, Unity, Awareness Plagiocase Feldspar, a Sodium Calcium Aluminum Silicate. The shine, called "Labradorescence", isn't visible under microscope.
lapislazuli.jpg Lapis Lazuli Pisces February 20 - March 20 and Sagittarius November 23 - December 21 Third Eye, Throat Wisdom, Virtue, Communication, Psychic Activation, Personal Divinity A Silicate mixed mineral with Calcite, Pyrite and Sodalite inclusions. Used to make Ultramarine pigment, the most expensive pigment during the Rennaisance by many painters. 
larimar.jpg Larimar Leo, Pisces Throat Chakra The Atlantis Stone. Calming, cooling, soothing to the emotional body, enhanced communication, feminine power, connection with goddess energies. An extremely rare blue pectolite only found in one area of the Dominican Republic. It formed in the voids of lava flows within limestone.
leopardskinjasper.jpg Leopardskin Jasper Gemini, Scorpio Root Strength, Vitality, Protection, Communication with the Animal Kingdom, Shamanism Chalcedony variation, the Quartz structures are arranged in granular structures. Up to 20% of the material is variable, resulting in the many varieties, colors and patterns.
mahoganyobsidian.jpg Mahogany Obsidian Scorpio October 24 - November 22 Root, Sacral Protection, Creative and Sexual Energy Harmonization, Abundance, Emotional Health, Self-Worth Silica rich volcanic rock with no geometric pattern, the brown color comes from Iron content.
malachite2.jpg Malachite Scorpio October 24 - November 22 and Capricorn December 22 - January 20 Solar Plexus, Heart Protection, Willpower, Synchronicity, Confidence, Leadership A Copper Carbonate Hydroxide mineral, used as green pigment until around 1800.
mossagate3.jpg Moss Agate Virgo August 24 - September 23  Root, Heart Stability, Grounding, Manifestation, Abundance, Physical Health A chalcedony with dendritic inclusions, it is not a true agate because it has no banding. 
motherofpearl.jpg Mother of Pearl     Invokes the calming energy of the sea, reducing stress and aggressiveness, allowing clearer thoughts and expression Calcium Carbonate shell material from Abalone or Pearl Oysters.
obsidian.jpg Obsidian Scorpio and Saggitarius Root Chakra Truth, Protection from Negativity, Self Control Volcanic glass formed from the rapid cooling of liquid lava.
ocean-jasper256.jpg Ocean Jasper Virgo, Libra, Scorpio Heart Chakra Accepting Change, Letting go, patience, tranquillity, Aids in Tranquility and Wholeness.  A spherulitic variety of Chalcedony, micro-crystallized Quartz colored by oxides, iron and other impurities, with Quartz and Feldspar forming the spherical (orbicular) structures. Background colors may be green, brown, cream or white, red, pink or yellow, with orb-like inclusions in various colors and combinations. Botryoidal formations as well as white and deep green druzy are also common. Found only along the Northwest coast of Madagascar at the edge of the ocean. As the deposits are part of the shoreline they can only be seen and mined at low tide.
opalite.jpg Opalite Cancer June 22 - July 22 Third Eye Communication, Energetic Flow, Receptivity to Change, Stability, Balance, Sexual Energy A treated glass compound, fumed in Dolomite to create an opalescent shimmer. 
peridot.jpg Peridot August, Virgo Solar Plexus, Heart Chakra A generator for increased abundance and manifestation. Promotes warmth and well-being Gem quality Olivine, formed in volcanic basalt but can also be found in pallasitic meteorites.
picassojasper.jpg Picasso Jasper Leo July 23 - August 23 Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus Protection, Strength, Serenity, Ease of Interpersonal Relationships Metamorphic Limestone, actually a type of Marble. The black inclusions are Iron Oxides.
picturejasper.jpg Picture Jasper   Third Eye, Root Earth Consciousness, Sacred Knowledge, Intuition Chalcedony variation, the Quartz structures are arranged in granular structures. Up to 20% of the material is variable, resulting in the many varieties, colors and patterns.
pietersite2.jpg Pietersite Gemini Solar Plexus, Third Eye Chakra Tempest Stone, Improves Insight, intuition, increased power of the will, precognition, interdimensional travel, self transformation A silicon dioxide mixed mineral containing Quartz, Tigereye, Hemetite and Jasper
 polychromejasper256.jpg Polychrome Jasper     Brings a sense of tranquility and wholeness, embodies passion, exuberance, vibrancy, vitality, action, and creativity. A type of opaque, multi-colored chalcedony which develops in massive formations.
prehnite.jpg Prehnite Libra, Virgo Heart Precognition, Connection to Higher Spiritual Planes, Enhances Memory and recollection, Lucid Dreaming, Unconditional Love An inosilicate of calcium and aluminium, almost only ever found in stalactitic or botryoidal formations. Gem quality Prehnite is mainly found in Northern Australia. 
clearquartz.jpg Quartz    All Programmable, Amplification of Intention, Clarity, Purpose Silicon Dioxide Crystal, one of the most abundant minerals on the planet. Exhibits Piezoelectricity, which can transform kinetic energy into electricity and vice versa. 
rainbowfluorite.jpg Rainbow Fluorite  Capricorn and Pisces Third Eye and Heart Stabalizes and balances emotions, Promotes Grounding and Protection, Cleanses and Repairs Auric Field Calcium Fluoride, coloration is caused by impurities and Fluorite can come in almost any color and include all color zones within a single specimen. 
rainbowhickoryite.jpg Rainbow Hickoryite  Gemini, Sagittarius and Aquarius   Imagination, Creativity, Adventure, Innovation, Inspiration A variation of Rhyolite (banded onyx marble), mainly found in Durango, Mexico.
rainbowmoonstone.jpg Rainbow Moonstone  June, Gemini Crown Chakra Divine Inspiration, Increased Synchronicity and Promotes Introspection and Judgement, Patience and Allowing. A feldspar mineral, a potassium aluminium silicate
rainbow-obsidian2-256.jpg Rainbow Obsidian Libra Root Chakra Grounding, Protection, Positivity, Heart healing Volcanic glass formed with nanoparticle inclusions of Magnetite or Pyroxine that give it the diffraction and rainbow coloring.
red-agate.jpg Red Agate  Aries March 21 - April 20  Solar Plexus Protection, Healing, Blood Flow, Prosperity, Abundance A Banded Chalcedony variation in the Quartz family of silicates. 
redspongecoral.jpg Red Sponge Coral  Taurus, Pisces Root Chakra Diplomacy and concurrence, Facilitates intuition, imagination and visualisation, expedites transfer of knowledge, expedites and accelerates the transfer of knowledge.  Fossilized ancient coral poyps.
redtigerseye.jpg Red Tigereye     Root Chakra Inspiration, Motivation, Calming, Peace, Harmony,  Limonite fibers embedded in Clear Quartz. Tigerseye that is heated naturally or artificially becomes red.
rhodonite-jasper256.jpg Rhodonite Taurus April 21 - May 20  Root, Heart Compassion, Generosity, Love, Altruism Manganese Metasilicate mixed mineral, often with black inclusions.
rosequartz2.jpg Rose Quartz Taurus April 21 - May 20 and Cancer June 22 - July 22  Heart  Love, Emotional Healing, Tranquility, Divine Connection  A massive, common form of quartz, crystal structures are rare.
rubyfuchsite256.jpg Ruby Fuchsite  July / Capricorn  Root Chakra Promotes a clear mind, increased concentration and motivation, self confidence  Opaque corundum Ruby crystals included in green chromium muscovite (Fuchsite)
goldrutilatedquartz.jpg Rutilated Quartz  Leo, Gemini & Taurus  All Chakras Psychic Stone, Amplifier, Improves Awareness and Clairsentience (Clear Thinking), Divine Inspiration, Creativity  Titanium Oxide inclusions in Quartz.
purpleseasedimentjasper.jpg Sea Sediment Jasper        
seraphenite.jpg Seraphenite  Sagittarius  Heart Chakra Self-healing, regeneration, wholeness, angelic connection  A type of green clinochlore, a member of the chlorite group. The feathery, chatoyant inclusions look like angel wings. Named for the Seraphim angels in biblical texts.
skybluetopaz.jpg Sky Blue Topaz  Sagittarius, Virgo  Throat, Third Eye Knowledge, Facilitates Communication of Vision, Ability to Learn, Calms the Mind  A silicate mineral of aluminium and fluorine.
smokey-quartz256.jpg Smoky Quartz  Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn  Root Chakra Grounding, Cleansing, Transmutation of negative energy, practicality, organisation, manifestation of one’s dreams and inspirations  Silicon Dioxide crystal Quartz. The smoky colour results from free silicon formed from the silicon dioxide by natural irradiation.
snowflakeobsidian2.jpg Snowflake Obsidian  Virgo August 24 - September 23  Root, Third Eye  Grounding, Psychic Enhancement, Guidance, Balance  Volcanic glass formed with white cristobalite inclusions.
sodalite256.jpg Sodalite  Sagittarius November 23 - December 21  Third Eye Insight, Intuition, Creativity, Discipline  A Chloric Sodium Aluminum Silicate, often included with White Calcite.
sunstone.jpg Sunstone  Leo, Libra  Sacral, Solar Plexus Chakra Leadership, Personal Power, Expanded Consciousness, Light, Openness, Benevolence, Strength, Mental Clarity Feldspar, with Inclusions of Goethite or Hematite that refract light
tanzanite256.jpg Tanzanite  December / Capricorn  Throat, Third Eye, Crown Chakras Linkage of the mind and heart, enhanced spiritual perception, compassionate self-expression, adherence to truth  Blue and Violet crystalline Zoisite. Only found in one small area of Tanzania. Displays strong Trichroism, and can be blue, violet or burgundy from different angles or in different light. 
tigersiron.jpg Tiger Iron  Leo  Base, sacral, solar plexus Promotes Grounding, Self-healing, Strength, Stamina, Focused Will, Energy  Bands of Tigerseye (Limonite fibers embedded in Clear Quartz.) and Hematite (an iron oxide mineral), also may include Red Jasper.
tigerseye.jpg Tigerseye  Gemini May 21 - June 21 and Capricorn December 22 - January 20  Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus Strength, Vitality, Mental Clarity, Balance, Logic, Physical Action  Forms from pseudomorphism of Crocidolite into Quartz to create Limonite fibers. The fibrous texture has a golden chatoyancy.
tourmalinatedquartz.jpg Tourmalinated Quartz  Leo  Crown Chakra Grounding, Cleansing, Amplifier, Promotes Clairsentience (Clear Thinking), Commitment  Quartz with Black Tourmaline running through it in 
tree-agate256.jpg Tree Agate  Virgo August 24 - September 23  All Growth, Wisdom, Balance, Assistance in Inner Work  The fern-like "dendrites" are inclusions of iron or manganese. It is not a true agate because it has no banding.
turquoise2.jpg Turquoise  Scorpio, Sagittarius and Pisces / December  Throat stone of Protection, luck, success, ambition and creativity. Promotes leadership and helps avoid bad investments. Associated with Wholeness, Truth, Balance, Optimism and Compassion  A Copper Aluminum Phosphate mineral, the blue is from Copper and green shades are Iron.
unakite-jasper256.jpg Unakite  Scorpio October 24 - November 22  All, Heart Patience, Healing, Release of Bad Habits, Release of Negative Emotions  Metamorphic Granite, Jasper-like formations of pink Orthoclase Feldspar
whitejade256.jpg White Jade  Libra, Pisces  Heart, Crown Protection, Healing, Decision Making, Harmony  Nephrite, a Calcium Magnesium Silicate formed in metamorphic rock.
white-moonstone-1-256.jpg White Moonstone  Libra and Scorpio September 24 - November 22  Third Eye, Crown Full Moon Energy, Heightened Emotions, Insight for Women, Balance and Receptivity for Men  Adularescent Feldspar, a Potassium Aluminum Silicate, often with "cats eye" sheen