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Celestite


Geology and History


Celestite is named after Latin “caelestis” – of the sky, alluding to the sky blue colour commonly exhibited by it’s crystals. Celestite is usually colourless or pale blue but orange (Ontario, Canada), brown, yellow and greenish material has been reported.  It occurs as tabular and prismatic crystals also in compact masses and fibrous forms or as numerous crystals lining geodes.

The largest known geode has crystals 18 inches wide and is estimated to weigh upto 300 pounds (135 kg) each.  Perfect cleavage and brittleness makes Celestite difficult to facet.  Cut stones rarely exceed 10 carats.


Metaphysical Properties


The stone of Heaven.  Celestite has a very high vibration and is imbued with immense divine energy.  A blissful uplifting crystal of great oy and endless peace.  Stimulates imagination, inspiration and spiritual awakening by opening light channels connecting the physical to divine energy.

Celestite heightens intuition, promotes purity of heart and attracts good fortune.  It manifests the highest good for all.  Assists in conflict both internal and external by infusing the situation with compassionate love, bringing blissful peace and harmony.  Greatly enhances intuition teaching trust in self and the universe.

Celestite encourages communication  and expression, releasing fear of judgement then allowing ones inner beauty to shine.  Brings spirit guides closer lifting the veil of separation allowing higher guidance and ancient knowledge to enter ones energy field.  Celestite promotes connectivity and universal oneness, it radiates powerful love.  Place next to bed to aid restful sleep.  This crystal resonates strongly with the heart chakra, energises all other chakras and extends the third eye chakra.


Crystal Healing


Excellent for dissolving pain.  Treats disorders of the eyes and ears.  Eliminates toxins, soothes and relaxes muscles tension.  Calms mental torment.  Excellent for insomnia and sleep disorders.


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Quick Overview


Pronunciation:sel-uh-stahyt
Formula:SrSO4
Stone Qualities:Angelic communication, serenity
Hardness:3.0 – 3.5
Chakra:Throat (5th), Third Eye (6th), Crown (7th), Heart (4th)
Zodiac:Gemini
Origin:Ohio, Madagascar

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