Alternative Names: None

Mineral Information

Origin: Poona, India

Mineral Species: Fluoro-,Natro-,Hydroxy-,apophyllite

Mineral Group: Silicates

Chemical Formula: (K,Na)Ca4Si8O20(F,OH).8H2O

Hardness: 4.5-5

Crystal System: Tetragonal

Colour: Colourless, pale green.

Typical Appearance: Typically as dipyramidal crystals in cavities in basalt.

Esoteric Information

Birthstone: Gemini and Libra

Chakra Alignment: Crown

Element: None

Origin of Name & Mythology: From the Greek for "away from" (ἀπό, apo) and "leaf" (φύλλον, phyllos), in allusion to the way it exfoliates upon heating.

Additional Information

Apophyllite is calming and tranquil, and encourages honesty to self and others. It is excellent in stressful situations, and for clearing negative thought patterns. It creates a conscious connection between the physical and the spiritual, and it acts as an excellent transmitter for vibrational energy, and so enhances healing work. When placed in a room, an apophyllite cluster makes an excellent space clearer.

A single natural pyramid of apophyllite can energetically clear a room. It is a wonderful transmitter of energy, and enhances vision and healing work - so much so that many Reiki practitioners refer to it as the "Reiki Stone".

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