Rhyolite Meanings

Keywords: Self respect, acceptance of the past, fortitude

Chakra: Heart

Element: Earth

Zodiac Signs: Sagittarius, Aquarius, Gemini

Number: 4

Rhyolite Crystal Healing Properties:

Rhyolite strengthens mind, body and soul and is useful for past-life healing. It helps us to process the past and integrate it with the present, bringing us peace of mind by teaching us to live in the moment. It aids in bringing insight and resolution to difficulties, stimulating solutions and promoting forward movement in life. Rhyolite enhances self esteem, self worth, self respect and deepens the acceptance of our true self. It helps us to heal old emotional wounds and to deal with challenging circumstances calmly and with inner strength. It is used to aid communication with animals and the realm of Nature.

Rhyolite History and Uses:

Also called Rainforest Rhyolite, Rainforest Jasper, Australian Rainforest Jasper, it is in fact a volcanic rock often patterned in colours of green, cream, brown and yellow. In the 1860’s the German traveller and geologist Ferdinand von Richthofen coined the name Rhyolite after finding it in his explorations of the Rocky Mountains. Rhyolite has been mined since prehistoric times in Pennsylvania in the USA, where fifty small quarry pits have been found.

Rhyolite Geological Description:

Rhyolite is a banded or spotted igneous, volcanic rock with silica crystal inclusions, it has a hardness of 7. It is found in Australia, Germany, Spain, Iceland, Ireland, New Zealand, India, China and the USA