Aka: Castorite, The Angel Stone

Calm, Truth, Inner Knowing

Spiritual Properties

  • Activates the higher mind
  • Opens cosmic consciousness
  • Protects against black magic
  • Calmly connects you to spirit 
  • Helps you find the answers you seek
  • Useful for ancestral and family healing
  • Assist with an easy transition from ego to the conscious mind
  • Enhances your ability to see other vibration energies and auras
  • Promotes communication and interactions between the physical and spiritual world

Mental Properties

  • Creates calm peace and serenity
  • Helps you manifest your inner desires
  • Aids those who are mentally scattered or flighty 
  • Helps you maintain a balanced state of consciousness 
  • Calms hyperactivity when held with focused intention
  • Helps you remain focused despite environmental distractions
  • Helps you perceive the world from the calm, centered, and high-energy self

Emotional Properties

  • Centers the body
  • Aids abuses traumas 
  • Keeps mood swings at bay
  • Soothes and heals  the emotional body
  • Great to help children stand up to bullies
  • Brings calm self-acceptance and self-love
  •  Excellent for healing all types of emotional trauma

Kundalini Properties 

  • Protects against negative energy 
  • Balances the solar plexus and heart chakras

Health Benefits 

  • Aids manic episodes
  • Brings calmness to the systems 
  • Balances your brain physiology
  • Dissipates electro-magnetic energy
  • Aids in healing the endocrine system
  • Useful for the treatment of AIDS and cancer
  • Regulates blood pressure and counters anxiety attacks
  • Benefits cells, eyes, lungs, muscular spasms, and the intestines
  •  Supports you when the chemicals in your brain are out of whack
  • can be used for ADD, ADHD, excessive worry or stress, and other instances of overactive mind


  • I allow my consciousness to easily and gently ascend to the higher realms of awareness
  •  I am now choosing to resolve my conflicts with others through peace and understanding 


  • Chakras: Throat, Third Eye, Crown
  • Energy: Projective and Receptive
  • Planets: Sun 
  • Element: Air
  • Zodiacs: Leo
  • Number: 8

Physical Properties

  • Color: Colorless, Grey, Yellow, Pink, White
  • Habit: Large, cleavable masses, Tabular Prismatic
  • Rarity: Rare
  • Luster: Vitreous, Pearly
  • Species: Silicate
  • Zoning: None
  • Gravity: 2.4
  • Fracture: Subconchoidal
  • Cleavage: Perfect on {001}, poor on {201} with 38.5° angle between the two
  • Hardness: 6 – 6.5
  • Twinning: Common on {001}
  • Locations:  Sweden, Afghanistan, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia; Aracuai, Minas Gerais, Brazil; Karibib, Namibia; Manitoba, Canada; and Bikita, Zimbabwe.
  • Fluorescence: None
  • Pleochroism: None
  • Birefringence: 0.012
  • Transparency: Transparent, Translucent
  • Named After: Derived from the Greek word petalon, which means leaf, alluding to its perfect cleavage
  • Melting point: 1350 °C
  • Discovered In: Uto Island, Brazil in 1800
  • Luminescence: Yellowish white, Pinkish white
  • Discovered By: Brazilian naturalist and statesman Jose Bonifacio de Andrada e Silva
  • Chemical Name: lithium aluminum silicate
  • Refractive Index: nα=1.504, nβ=1.510, nγ=1.516
  • System/Structure: Monoclinic
  • Chemical Formula: LiAlSi4O10
  • Inclusions (streak): Colorless
  • Chemical Classification: Phyllosilicate
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