Pinolite ~ A Funky Crystal Friend!

Pinolite ~ A Funky Crystal Friend!

Pinolite is a generic name for a rare mixture of Dolomite, Graphite & Magnesite found only in Austria and some very small deposits in British Columbia, Canada.  The small white flecks in the grey/black matrix look like pine kernals or little seeds and the literal translation of Pinolite means 'pine stone'. Although Pinolite was discovered in … [Read more...]

Indigo Gabbro ~ The Crystal of Integration & Balance

Indigo Gabbro ~ The Crystal of Integration & Balance

Indigo Gabbro is a relatively new crystal mined ONLY in Madagascar and a few locations in Alaska. Anything else that has the 'Gabbro' label is more than likely a blend of black and white minerals, but will not be the specific mix that makes Indigo Gabbro what it is and is therefore a different crystal. It doesn't help that Indigo Gabbro has been … [Read more...]

Moonstone ~ Feminine & Goddess Energy

Moonstone ~ Feminine & Goddess Energy

Moonstone is a member of the iridescent feldspar family (another member being Labradorite). It is formed from two different Feldspar species, Albite and Orthoclase. It's technical name is Hecatolite. Moonstone has a micro-structure, which typically of feldspars, consists of many layers that cause light to reflect and bounce off it. This provides … [Read more...]