CELESTIT

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

  • GROUP: Sulphates
  • COMPOSITION: SrSO 4
  • COLOUR: Colourless, white, red, green, blue or brown
  • RHOMBIC CRYSTAL SYSTEM
  • TRANSPARENCY: From transparent to translucent
  • TRDOTA 3 - 3,5

FEATURES

Celestite is strontium sulphate, although Strontium can sometimes be substituted for Barium. Its name derives from the Latin "coelestis", meaning "celestial", referring to its light blue colour. The most familiar colour is blue, but there are also white, yellow, red, green and light brown. Its crystals are flat and have a glassy lustre. It is found in hydrothermal veins and in sedimentary rocks. The most important deposits of Celestite are in Madagascar
Locations: Madagascar, Mexico, USA, Canada, England, Peru, Austria and Germany.

METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Celestite is considered to be a stone of high vibration, connecting to the spiritual world. It has a soft and calming energy, similar to aquamarine. It provides clarity and fluid communication. It infuses peace and is often suitable for meditation and creative processes. It is a stone that drives towards evolution and progress.