Apophyllite and Stilbite Cluster
An intriguing sculptural cluster of pearly Stilbite and Apophyllite, is a fascinating healing crystal to help you open your awareness and connect with higher realms. When found together with the calming healing crystal Stilbite it makes a serene mind expanding combination.
Key words: Inter-dimensional awareness
Chakras: Crown, third eye
Element: Wind, Earth
Zodiac Signs: Gemini, Libra
Apophyllite Healing Properties:
Clear Apophyllite is an excellent tool for increasing one’s inner vision and psychic ability. It is an excellent communication device for contacting spiritual guides and for receiving direction from the Higher Self. Good for healing rooms and altars. It is a highly mentally active stone, helping one to understand spiritual lessons and to process spiritual information.
Apophyllite History and Uses:
The name Apophyllite comes from the Greek apophylliso, “it flakes off”, ‘Apo’, meaning ‘to get’ and ‘Phyllazein’ meaning ‘leaf’, a reference to the way the mineral separates into flakes or layers when heated. It can be found in colours of white, green, yellow, violet and clear/colourless.
It can help dispel the ‘dark night of the soul’ and assist one in returning to one’s spiritual path after disillusionment or difficulty.
Apophyllite Geological Description:
Apophyllite is a hydrated potassium calcium silicate mineral with a tetragonal crystal system and a hardness of 5. Most specimens on the market are from India.
Affirmation: I am a clear channel for receiving and sharing Divine guidance.
Keywords: Clear thinking, expansion of self sense, inner peace, dream enhancement
Chakras: Heart, third eye, crown
Zodiac Signs: Aries
Number: Master number 33
Stilbite Crystal Healing Properties:
This soft and delicate crystal resonates with the vibration of Universal Love, helping to open the heart and overcome fear and loss. It’s calming influence brings inner peace and in meditation it gently expands our consciousness to be aware of other realms and dimensions. It helps to quiet the mind and sleeping with it by the bed, it is a soothing ally for those suffering insomnia. It is a wonderful support for those who feel overwhelmed with too many tasks or have difficulty making decisions because, by clearing the mind of unconscious clutter, it creates a state of clear, positive thought and helps the mind to focus.
Stilbite History and Uses:
The name Stilbite is derived from the Greek word “stilbein” meaning to shine, because of the pearly luster of this crystal. In Germany it is referred to as Desmine (“a bundle”) which was the original name given to this stone in 1818 when it was discovered it was a different mineral from Heulandite. It is usually colorless or white, but can also be yellow, brown, pink, salmon, orange, red, green, blue or black.
Stilbite Geological Description:
Stilbite is a zeolite mineral, a sodium calcium hydrous aluminium silicate with a hardness of 3.5 – 4. It forms in cavities in lava and is often found with Heulandite and Apophyllite. It is found in Poona, India, Iceland, the Faeroe Islands and Scotland.
Affirmation: I expand my sense of self beyond the boundaries of the body, into my auric field and beyond – into the blissful realms of spirit.