Crystal Index: A – B

Qi Crystal Index

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AGATE

Agate is a microcrystalline variety of quartz (silica,) chiefly chalcedony which is characterised by its fineness of grain and brightness of colour. 

Composition: SiO² Hardness: 6.5 Crystal Structure: Trigonal

  • Strengthens sight & blood vessels. Cleanses Lymphatic System.
  • Can provide perceptiveness to situations by stimulating analytical capabilities & precision.
  • Grounds and balances the subtle bodies, useful meditation tool.

Blue Lace Agate Meaning

Blue Lace Agate

  • Strengthens skeletal system, cleanses & soothes digestive system, clears the circulatory system
  • Brings about a sense of tranquility and stillness, easing the mind & allowing a centred state to arise
  • Banishes fears and is said to create a brave heart. Protective stone.

Crazy Lace Agate: also known as Mexican Lace Agate, Happy Lace or Laughter Stone. 

  • Promotes physical strength & vitality. Can be used as an elixir for skin disorders.
  • Balances subtle bodies and maintain a steady state. Allows one to see the humour in life.
  • Can be used to reveal different life paths

Dendritic Agate Meaning

Dendritic Agate 

  • Treats the nervous system, blood vessels, circulation & eases physical pain.
  • Brings about stability by connecting us to nature. Supportive talisman for endeavours regarding mother nature and environment.
  • Promotes abundance, and a peaceful space within and externally.

Fire Agate Meaning

Fire Agate 

  • Treats the eyes, stomach, endocrine, nervous system & circulatory system
  • Promotes feelings of happiness & inspiration. Reduces unproductive emotions by dispelling fear.
  • Highly protective stone, deflects negativity and balances fire energy.

Moss Agate Meaning

Moss Agate 

  • Can be used to treat dehydration, fungal infections and disorders affecting the eyes. Can ease the severity of colds, flues & infections.
  • Improves self-esteem and assist one to become more persuasive to others.
  • Attunes one to nature & inner beauty.

Tree Agate

Tree Agate 

  • Strengthens sight & blood vessels
  • Connects us to nature
  • Encourages quiet contemplation to raise consciousness

Turritella Agate Meaning

Turritella Agate 

  • Can be used to treat fatigue. Aids in the assimilation of nutrients
  • Promotes humility and reduce superiority complexes
  • Protective energy and offers a sense of safety and connection to physical realm.

AMAZONITE

Is a gemstone variety of green microcline, a feldspar mineral. Varies in colours from yellow-green to blue-green. 

Composition: KAlSi3O8 Hardness: 6 Crystal Structure: Triclinic

  • Offers protection against electromagnetic pollution & negative energy. A stone of overall physical wellbeing. Eases muscular pains.
  • Soothes and calms the nervous system & emotions.
  • Enhance intuition and compassion. Balances & restores energy.

A fossilised sap from an extinct species of conifer trees. Some specimens are over 300 million years old, though most range from 50 – 70 years. Occurs in a variety of colours; yellow, orange, brown, burgundy, green & blue. 

Amber meaning

Composition: a Fossil Resin Hardness: 2 Crystal Structure: Amorphous

  • Assists the immune & digestive systems. Aids the kidneys & bladder.
  • Balances the masculine & feminine aspects of the body, bringing about hormonal stability.
  • Intrinsically cleansing, works to transform and dispel negative energy. Encourages a happy disposition.

Amegreen is a combination of purple Amethyst, Quartz & Prasiolite. 

Amegreen

Composition: SiO2 Hardness: 7

  • Integrates and aligns the heart & mind.
  • Aids in healing emotional wounds and lifting sorrow.
  • Purifies and cleanses the subtle bodies.

Amethyst is a crystalline quartz, the most high valued of the rock crystal family. It ranges in colour from lavender-pink through to the most prized deep and intense purple. 

Amethyst Meaning

Composition: SiO2 Hardness: 7 Crystal Structure: Trigonal

  • Assists with treating Heart Ailments, Insomnia, Digestive Tract & Nervous System.
  • Aids with sobriety, and breaking addictions and habits.
  • Symbolises piety, spiritual wisdom, humility, sincerity and aids a meditative state.

Ametrine combines the properties of Amethyst & Citrine. Citrine is forms when Amethyst is exposed to extreme heat & pressure.

Ametrine

Composition: SiO2 Hardness: 7 Crystal Structure: Trigonal

  • Stimulates the flow of oxygen in the body.
  • Encourages a acceptance of body size.
  • Increases intellectual, physical & spiritual awareness.

Amulet stone is a unique form of Agate, found in Australia. Connected to Aboriginal Culture, they were called ‘Uluru’s Children’ by the locals.

Amulet Stone

Composition: SiO2 Hardness: 6.5 Crystal Structure: Trigonal Source: Australia

  • Aids in healing skin disorders, eczema & rashes. Protects and alleviates  connective tissue pain.
  • Protect against depression and contains outbreaks of anger and rage.
  • Increases the wearer’s sense of equilibrium, harmony & joy.

Angelite is a type of Anhydrite which crystallises in the form of blue and white masses, nodules & crystals.

Angelite meaning

Composition: CaSO4 Hardness: 3.5 Crystal Structure: Orthorhombic

  • Aids in relieving pain. Used to energetically treat the throat, infectious diseases & blood vessels.
  • Used to balance and promotes clear communication.
  • Connecting to Angelic Realms, it brings about inner peace and provides a protective field.

Apache Tear is a type of volcanic glass, also known as Obsidian. 

Apache Tear

Composition: SiO2 Hardness: 5-5.5 Crystal Structure: Amorphous

  • Encourages elimination of toxins
  • Provides energy to stimulate analytical capabilities and logical thinking
  • Provides comfort in times of grief and space for understanding.

Apatite is a common phosphate material and can form in a variety of colours. 

Apatite Meaning

Composition: Ca5(PO4)3(F,CL,OH) Hardness:Crystal Structure: Hexagonal

  • Directs healing energy towards glands and organs
  • Increases expression and flow of communication
  • Focuses the mind. Stimulates the intellect and creativity

BLUE APATITE

  • Promotes healing of skeletal system & absorption of calcium
  • Good luck charm for public speaking and group communication
  • Connects the third eye chakra to the throat chakra, expanding ability for expression

Aquamarine is a transparent, soft-blue through to blue-green variety of Beryl. 

Aquamarine Rob Lavinsky

Composition: Aluminium beryllium silicate Hardness: 7.5 Crystal Structure: Hexagonal

  • Encourages the absorption of calcium, and supports treatment of disorders effecting bones, teeth & eyes.
  • Stimulates logical and intellectual thought.
  • Stone of courage. Alleviates fear, especially fears associated with water.

Aragonite is a form of Calcium Carbonate.

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Composition: CaCO3 Hardness: 3.5-4 Crystal Structure: Orthorhombic

  • Grounding stone that attunes us with earth.
  • Teaches us acceptance.
  • Encourages comfortability within own body.

Blue Aragonite

Blue Aragonite

  • Strengthens immune system
  • Helps one to attune to their intuition and heart intentions when facing difficult situations.
  • Promotes the recognition of our truth and ability to speak it

Pink Aragonite

  • Aids in openness and acceptance, allowing for comfortability in own body.
  • Assists with inner-child work.
  • Encourages comfortability within own body.

Atlantisite is a combination of purple stitchtite in green serpentine, unique to Tasmania, Australia.

Atlantisite James St John

Composition: Purple Stitchtite in Green Serpentine Hardness: 2-3

  • Assists with balancing the emotional body, and lowering stress levels.
  • Promotes calmness, compromise & conflict resolve.
  • Useful in past life meditations.

The Aura Set are a variety of high quality clear quartz infused with different elements; Aqua Aura is infused with gold, Flame Quartz is infused with titanium, and Angel Wing Aura is infused with Silver. It combines the metaphysical qualities of clear quartz, with the element infused.

ANGEL WING AURA

  • Soothes the nervous system, anxiety and panic attacks
  • Encourages clear communication
  • Strengthens and seals the auric field

AQUA AURA

  • Helps one to find their inner truth and clear energetic blockages.
  • Cleanses the aura, balancing the throat chakra.
  • Aids for psychic channeling and communication

FLAME AURA

  • Useful tool for astral travel
  • Invigorates creativity
  • Enhances intuition whilst anchoring the self to remain focused

Aventurine is a type of translucent quartz. The presence of mica and other minerals give it a glittery characteristic, also known as aventurescence. Energetically, all aventurine promote tranquility, optimism and balances the subtle bodies.

Composition: SiO² Hardness: 6.5 – 7 Crystal Structure: Hexagonal

BLUE AVENTURINE

  • Aids mental clarity and instils tranquil optimism
  • Balances the emotional, physical & mental bodies
  • Soothing effect on lungs, heart & muscular systems

GREEN AVENTURINE

  • Corresponds to Heart Chakra; used to comfort & heal emotional issues
  • Enhance creativity
  • Encourages decisiveness & compassion

ORANGE AVENTURINE

  • Corresponds to the Sacral Chakra
  • Aids in clearing blockages to allow creativity to flow
  • Encourages independence within relationships

RED AVENTURINE

  • Corresponds to Root Chakra
  • Enhances flow of life force energy
  • Encourage discernment, commitment and perseverance

Azurite is a hydrated form of copper, and contains up to 52% of it, making it a valuable ore. This is its rarest form, with a blending of deep blue azurite and rich green malachite. It can also contain native copper, or a brown copper residue.

Azurite Rob Lavinsky

Composition: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 Hardness: 4.5 – 5 Crystal Structure: Monoclinic

  • Aids in preventing memory loss, soothes headaches and restorative on circulatory system.
  • Supports psychic development, and was recognised in ancient civilisations to hold power to change mental thoughts and vibrations.
  • Allows mind to be open without fear.

Bloodstone is a dark green/greenish-blue variety of chalcedony, flecked with distinctive red iron mineral deposits.

Bloodstone

Composition: SiO2 Hardness: 7 Crystal Structure: Triclinic

  • Blood cleanser. Supports the respiratory system and can be used to activate digestion and eliminate toxins.
  • Encourages selflessness & idealism. Calms the mind and aids in decision making.
  • Enhances creativity & intuition. Stimulates dreaming.

Composition: SiO2 Hardness: 7 Crystal Structure: Orthorhombic

  • Assists the body in regulation of cycles.
  • Inspires courage, achievement and decisiveness.
  • Promotes love without prejudice.