Index to Stones by Name:
One of the earth's most common minerals, gem-quality varieties include Orthoclase, Moonstone, Microcline, Albite, Labradorite, and Sunstone (Oligoclase).
Protection and strength against negative energy. Said to reflect negative energy back to its source. Promotes positive energy and aids in relaxation and communication. Healing lore: stomach, digestive system, circulatory system.
Named for the Latin word fluere, meaning 'to flow' (used as a flux for smelting metals in ancient times). Used by the ancient Egyptians for scarabs and statues. Blue John is the color-banded variety of Fluorite. This variety was popular with the ancient Romans for jewelry, ornaments and carvings. Artifacts and jewelry of Fluorite have been found from the ruins at Pompeii. Said to help overcome writer's block and aids in calming peace and emotional balance. Used as a shield to protect from negative energy of others. Used to increase concentration and help with decisions. Aids in creative challenges and helps protect emotions. Promotes psychic insight. Helps other stones be more effective.
Healing lore: depression, PMS, mental issues, mental block, creative block, general illness.
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