Monday, April 25, 2011

About Stones: Chiastolite

Astrological Sign: Libra

Chakra: Throat, Heart

Lore: Chiastolite gives us persistence in realizing our identity and our life’s task. It enhances conscious awareness and is used as a sign of devotion. It calms fears, nervousness, and feelings of guilt.

Geology: Chiastolite is an andalusite occurring in long prisms formed in carbonaceous clay slates. Growth occurs in layers with carbon deposited along the crystal edges as diagonal cruciform shapes are formed. It is also known as cross-stone.

Localities: China, Massachusetts