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Selenite


Colour : Reflective milky white
Chakra : Crown
Element : Water
Astro Sign : Cancer

Key Words : Peace, Clarity, Alignment

 

Selenite is a stone of clarity and brings awareness to oneself and surroundings. It is also a stone of alignment and aligns your body mentally, emotionally and spiritually and connects you with your higher consciousness. It is a calming stone that instils deep peace and often used in meditation, crystal grids and placed around the home creating harmony.

History

The crystal is named after the Greek word selene meaning 'moon'. In Greek mythology the Greek goddess of the moon is also named Selene. There is a legend that tells of God taking a breath during the process of creating divine light. When God exhaled, the particles fell to Earth and formed into selenite.

Geology

Selenite is the form of the mineral gypsum that crystallizes in well-formed clear points. Selenite is a hydrous calcium sulphate that crystallizes in the monoclinic system with crystals being tabular in nature, often exhibiting twinning.