'Stone of the Angels'
These stunning Celestite, also known as Celestine, pieces are covered in pale blue crystals.
Size: 10-13 cm
Please note that even though it says 'not available' it is referencing to purchase online. Worry not! We still have it in stock.
Composition: Strontium sulfate, sometimes with small amounts of barium
Hardness: 3 - 3.5
Transparency: Transparent to translucent
Specific Gravity: 3.9 - 4.0
Luster Vitreous; pearly on cleavage surfaces
Other ID Marks
1) Occasionally fluorescent in shortwave ultraviolet light.
2) May be thermoluminescent.
In Group Sulfates: Anhydrous Sulfates
Its color (pale blue of the sky) is where its name comes from; the same root as the word “celestial.” Because of this, it has a strong historical association with heaven, angels, and divinity.
Metaphysical Properties & Mythology
Celestite's pale blue color is so distinctive that it was said in ancient cultures to be pieces of the sky that had fallen down to Earth. The stone assists with developing your own sense of spiritual strength and enlightenment. Connecting you with personal guidance from the heavens, Celestite strengthens your trust in gut instincts.
So often we hold onto negativity because it is familiar, Celestite will help in learning to accept the process of letting go of those feelings and removing the negativity from your atmosphere.