Alternative Names: None
Origin: Notably, Madagascar
Mineral Species: Celestine
Mineral Group: Sulphates
Chemical Formula: SrSO4
Crystal System: Orthorhombic
Colour: Colourless to light blue
Typical Appearance: Usually as tabular, pyramidal or prismatic crystals within cavities.
Chakra Alignment: Throat & Bindu Visarga
Origin of Name & Mythology: From the Greek, 'cœlestis', for celestial, in allusion to the faint blue colour of the original specimen.
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.