Metaphysical & Physical Guide to our Stones

Discover the Gemstone Meanings of our Stones from Madagascar, including the Madagascar Metaphysics, and our Physical Gemstone Properties.

Corundum

Scientific Properties:
Category: Oxide mineral - Hematite group
Chemical formula: Aluminium oxide, Al2O3
Strunz classification IV/C.04-10
Dana classification 4.3.1.1
Crystal symmetry Trigonal (32/m)
Unit cell a = 4.75 c = 12.982 Z=6


Metaphysical guide:
Corundum promotes insight to the unknown, enhances one's intuitive awareness. Corundum stimulates ambition and confidence, subdues emotions and helps one to release anger in a positive manner.
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Crocodile Jasper (Kambaba Jasper)

Scientific Properties of Jasper:
Stone Type/Family: Silicates
Crystal System: Trigonal
Chemical Composition: SiO2 Silicon Dioxide with various inclusions/impurities
Jasper is a member of chalcedony family.
Color: Multi-colored, Solid. Yellow, Orange, Brown, Green
Hardness: 6.5 - 7.0
Source of Crocodile Jasper: Africa, Madagascar


Metaphysical guide:
Crocodile Jasper (also known as Kambaba Jasper) is an exotic looking jasper from Africa. It is said to mystically soothe the nerves and state of mind. As with other jaspers, traditional lore says that it is good for grounding and protection. It is purported to be beneficial for plant growth and health, particularly in arid environmentsor where the soil is poor.
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Desert Jasper (Polychrome Jasper)

Scientific Properties:
Stone Type/Family: Silicates
Crystal System: Trigonal
Chemical Composition: SiO2 Silicon Dioxide with various inclusions/impurities
Hardness: 7
Color: Usually red, brown or yellow and colored by oxides of iron.
Location: Worldwide
Rarity: Common



Metaphysical guide:
Protection, Balance, Creativity
Primary Chakra: Varies by type and color
Astrological sign(s): Leo
Vibration: Number 6

Jasper is known as the "supreme nurturer”. It sustains and supports during times of stress, bringing a sense of tranquility and wholeness.
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Epidote

Scientific Properties:
Stone Type/Family: Member of the Epidote family, Silicates Class
Category: Sorocilicates
Chemical formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}[O|OH|SiO4|Si2O7]
Color: Pistachio-green, yellow-green, greenish black
Crystal habit: Prismatic with striations, fibrous, massive



Metaphysical guide:
Primary Chakras: Sacral, Solar Plexus, Heart
Astrological signs: Gemini

Energy enhancer, Spiritual Growth, Healing.

Epidote will enhance the energy of whatever it touches, including other stones. Epidote increases perception and interaction with spiritual beings, and brings spiritual growth. Epidote is a great stone for releasing negativity and raising one's vibrational energy.
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Fire Quartz

Scientific Properties:
Stone Type/Family: Member of the Quartz family
Crystal System: Trigonal
Chemical Composition: (SiO2) with Hematite, Goethite or Limonite inclusions
Hardness: 7
Color: Colors include red, brown, yellow or a combination of these colors.



Metaphysical guide:
Balances, Enhances focus/concentration, Self Esteem
Primary Chakras: Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus
Astrological sign(s): Scorpio
Vibration: Number 7
Hematoid Quartz (Fire Quartz) contains both the amplification properties of Quartz with the balance and stability of Hematite.
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Fluorite

Scientific Properties:
Category: Halide mineral
Stone Type/Family: A member of the Fluorite family, Halides Class
Chemical formula: CaF2
Crystal symmetry: Isometric 4/m 3 2/m
Unit cell: a = 5.4626 Z=4
Hardness: 4 (defining mineral)
Color: Colorless, white, purple, blue, green, yellow, orange, red, pink, rainbow (a combination of one or two more colors), brown, bluish black; commonly zoned


Metaphysical guide:

Healing, Protective, Cleansing
Primary Chakra: In general-All, more specific with color
Astrological sign(s): Pisces, Capricorn
Vibration: Number 7 and 9
Fluorite is a highly protective and stabilizing stone, useful for grounding and harmonizing spiritual energy. When working with the upper Chakras, Fluorite increases intuitive abilities, links the human mind to universal consciousness, and develops connection to Spirit.
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Indigo Gabbro

Scientific Properties:
Gabbro is a combination of multiple minerals containing Feldspar, Chlorite, Serpentine, Muscovite, Pyroxene, Hercynite, and Magnetite in a charcoal colored matrix; it may also contain small amounts of Olivine, Chrome Garnet, Actinolite, and Biotite; it is found in various locations in the state of Alaska



Metaphysical guide:

Gabbro is said to promote "dominion" and unanticipated developments which can assist the user in realizing the importance of individuals and events disregarded or neglected; Gabbro is said to relieve discordance and violence in temper and expression; Gabbro is said to provide connection to the Higher Self and awakens the energy of the third-eye...
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