Crystal Information and Meanings

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Amazonite

Geological: A mineral that isn’t super abundant, but is found all over the world, this blue-green stone is named after the amazon river.

Amethyst

Geological: Once thought to be able to keep one from getting drunk, this purple quartz is found all over the world but mainly in Brazil and other parts of South America, often forming in geodes. Birth month February.

Anhydrite

Geological: This mineral is typically found at great depths since it will usually turn to gypsum after exposure to water.

Aventurine

Geological: A form of quartz, this mineral is usually greenish

Azurite

Geological: Deep blue and formed from weathered copper, it is often found in the same conditions as malachite but tends to be less common. Mostly found in the US and Mexico but also found in parts of Europe and Australia.

Blue Apatite

Geological: A relatively soft mineral, it is often fluorescent under UV light. Samples of rocks from the moon were found to contain apatite.

Blue Lace Agate

Geological: Found in Africa, this especially hard agate  shows a lace like pattern.

Carnelian

Geological: reddish to orange chalcedony that can also contain white and brown coloring. It has been a popular gemstone in many cultures throughout history

Charoite

Geological: A rare silicate mineral only found in Siberia, it’s typically various shades of violet or light brown. It can also have a “pearly” appearance.

Chrysocolla

Geological: Found in oxidized areas of copper, this blue to blue-greenish mineral is often used in jewelry in place of turquoise as it looks very similar.

Citrine

Geological: A yellow to brown form of quartz, it’s a bit more rare. Refered to as the merchant’s stone, it’s thought to bring prosperity.

Crazy Lace Agate

Geological: Found in Mexico, it’s typically red and white, but can also have brown and yellow.

Flower Agate

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Fluorite

Geological: The mineral form of calcium fluoride, transparent by nature but colored by impurities, can be found in many different colors. Found all over the world but it is mostly sourced in South Africa, Mexico, and China. The term florescence actually came from fluorite as many pieces of it will glow under a UV light.

Garden Quartz

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Kambaba Jasper

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Labradorite

Geological: Named for Labrador, Canada, but find throughout the world, this calcium enriched feldspar has an iridescent effect from specific angles that can vary greatly with color and brightness.

Larimar

Geological: A rare blue type of pectolite, this mineral comes in white, blue and blue green colors as well as occasional purple. Found only in the Dominican Republic, it has become a popular gemstone for collections and jewelry.

Malachite

Geological: A bright green mineral once mined for its copper content, has a long history of popularity as a gemstone and good luck charm of sorts. It can also have a fibrous or even velvety surface.

Mookaite Jasper

Geological: A mostly red and yellow Jasper found in Western Australia

Moonstone

Geological: A type of feldspar, it’s named for its opalescent effect called “Schiller”. Found all over the world, It has been a popular gemstone throughout human history.

Moss Agate

Geological: Usually formed from weathered volcanic rocks, it is made up of quartz with other minerals that give it its “mossy”appearance. Typically greenish but can be found in many different colors depending on where it is found and what minerals it contains.

Obsidian

Geological: An igneous rock formed when lava cools rapidly into volcanic glass. Usually deep black, it can also be reddish or brown. It has been used for centuries in many weapons and tools for its sharp edges and has been found to have potentially sharper edges than even any surgical steel knife.

Ocean Jasper

Geological: Also called orbicular jasper, it contains quartz and feldspar and is easily identifiable from its “orbs”, which are often an indication of quality for use as a gemstone. It is mostly found in Madagascar.

Opal

Geological: A very popular gem that comes in many varieties. Mostly found in Australia, Ethiopia, Brazil, Mexico and the US. It has a unique “play of color” characteristic, also called opalescence. NASA has even found opal on Mars.

Orca Agate

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Pink Amethyst

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Polychrome Jasper

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Prophecy Stones

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Quartz

Geological: One of the most abundant minerals on earth, it has piezoelectric properties and has been used to power things like watches. It has many varieties and is often found with other minerals.

Rhodochrosite

Geological: First found in a silver mine in Romania, it’s also found in Argentina. It’s usually a rose red or pinkish color, but can also have brown and white.

Rhodonite

Geological: Usually rose red but can also be brownish red or pinkish.

Rose Quartz

Geological: A pink form of quartz, rarely crystallizes,

Selenite

Geological: A type of gypsum, selenite is relatively fragile and has been some of the largest crystals found.

Smoky Quartz

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Sodalite

Geological: Mostly Royal blue and named for its sodium content, this mineral was first recognized in Greenland and his most prevalent in Canada and North America although it can also be found in smaller amounts in Brazil and other places throughout the world. It’s usually found in igneous rock.

Sunstone

Geological: This plagioclase feldspar is identified by its optical effect of shining from certain angles. It’s found in various colors in the Norwegian area, the US, and Australia.

Tourmaline

Geological: A mostly translucent and almost resinous like crystal, usually black but found in many different colors depending on what elements it contains. It’s found in metamorphic rocks such as granite and marble.