Alternative Names: None

Mineral Information

Origin: Notably, Madagascar

Mineral Species: Celestine

Mineral Group: Sulphates

Chemical Formula: SrSO4

Hardness: 3-3.5

Crystal System: Orthorhombic

Colour: Colourless to light blue

Typical Appearance: Usually as tabular, pyramidal or prismatic crystals within cavities.

Esoteric Information

Birthstone: Gemini

Chakra Alignment: Throat & Bindu Visarga

Element: Spirit

Origin of Name & Mythology: From the Greek, 'cœlestis', for celestial, in allusion to the faint blue colour of the original specimen.

Additional Information

Aligns with Bindu Visaraga, also known as the Soma, a secondary at the rear top corner of the head. It helps you to attune to the higher realms while keeping your feet on the earth, and is among the Celestial Communication Stones. It is also reputed to be good for calming those with a fear of heights or of air travel.