pronunciation – charoite “chaR-oh-ight”
A crystal of personal transformation, Charoite inspires us to examine our spirituality through the lens of our past, present, and future in service of recognizing our full potential. This gemstone, which has only been found in Russian Siberia, possesses a mesmerizing mix of deep purple, black, and white whether raw or polished. Curious about this rare and mysterious stone? Read on to learn more about Charoite!
- SPIRITUAL HEALING PROPERTIES OF CHAROITE
- PHYSICAL HEALING PROPERTIES OF CHAROITE
- PHOTO GALLERY
- CHAROITE CRYSTAL CORRESPONDENCES
- LORE & HISTORY
- HOW TO USE CHAROITE
- CLEANING AND CLEANSING CHAROITE
- CHAROITE TOXICITY AND POTENTIAL ALLERGENS
- CHAROITE GEM ELIXIRS
- OTHER NAMES FOR CHAROITE
- GEOLOGICAL PROPERTIES
- RELATED PRODUCTS
SPIRITUAL HEALING PROPERTIES OF CHAROITE
Charoite facilitates personal transformation by kickstarting the journey to overcoming fear, obsessions, and compulsions. By stimulating inner vision, this powerful stone helps the user to chart their unique course towards drastic spiritual change. It also reminds us that, through creating space for radical acceptance, we can become fully present and see the perfection in exactly where we are.
Charoite enhances our vision regarding not only the future and present but also the past. It does so by granting insight into past lives and helping to integrate spiritual and karmic lessons into our current material reality.
This gemstone also serves to transmute negative energy into energy that can be applied to healing. One example of this is Charoite’s ability to inspire strength in those easily swayed by others’ thoughts and opinions. It helps people who suffer from lethargy or a lack of motivation to reclaim their spontaneity, vigor, and drive. Charoite even benefits dream work by bestowing peaceful, deep sleep and clarifying one’s dreams.
PHYSICAL HEALING PROPERTIES OF CHAROITE
Charoite is said to assist those with problems related to the eyes, heart, liver, and pancreas. This includes aiding the treatment of alcohol-induced liver damage in particular.
Charoite brings ease to symptoms of autism and bipolar disorder and even helps with common aches and pains.
CHAROITE CRYSTAL CORRESPONDENCES
|HEALING PROPERTIES||Transmutation, Insight, Self-Discipline, Spiritual Awakening, Patience|
|CHAKRAS||Crown, Third Eye, Heart, Solar Plexus|
|ZODIAC SIGNS||Virgo, Scorpio, Sagittarius|
|PLANETARY RULERS||Neptune, Jupiter|
|NUMBERS||3, 4, 7|
|TAROT||The Empress, The Emperor, The Chariot|
|COLORS||Purple, Lilac, White, Green, Black, Gold|
|PAIRINGS||Datolite, Natrolite, Tanzanite, Grape Agate, Spirit Quartz|
LORE & HISTORY
Named for the Chara River in Siberia, Charoite was first described in 1978. To this day it has only been found in the Sakha Republic of Russian Siberia. Due to its rarity and very recent discovery, Charoite has no widely known associations or lore to speak of.
HOW TO USE CHAROITE
On the Body: Wear Charoite as jewelry or carry in a pocket or purse as a reminder to stay anchored and positive in the present moment.
Inside: Set Charoite next to the space where you sleep to support deeper sleep and powerful dreams.
CLEANING AND CLEANSING CHAROITE
Physical Cleaning: Clean Charoite with canned air to remove dust and debris. Charoite can also be cleaned with a mild soap or detergent and rinsed, or it can be wiped down with a damp cloth.
Energetic Cleansing: There are numerous ways to energetically cleanse Charoite.
- Set on or next to Selenite or Satin Spar, or set in lavender.
- Use smoke from herb bundles or incense.
- Cleanse using the water method by running it under cool water with your fingers pointed toward the drain of the sink. Do this for about 30 seconds. Dry gently with a towel, and set out to dry completely.
- Charge under the full moonlight.
CHAROITE TOXICITY AND POTENTIAL ALLERGENS
Charoite may contain thorium, barium, manganese, and steacyite which are toxic and radioactive.
CHAROITE GEM ELIXIRS
Charoite may contain thorium, barium, manganese, and steacyite which renders it unsafe for use in gem elixirs.
OTHER NAMES FOR CHAROITE
Common Names: Charoite Jade, Lilac Stone
Trade Names: N/A
Trademarked Names: N/A
Charoite is a complex and very rare potassium, barium, calcium, strontium, sodium, and hydrogen-rich silicate mineral. It grows exclusively in massive form and displays a swirling, fibrous, and occasionally chatoyant appearance. This gemstone’s colors range from translucent lavender to purple with black and white inclusions, which are the result of Quartz and Manganese inclusions.
Charoite can be found growing together with the minerals Tinaksite and Canasite.
|HABIT||Massive – Fibrous – Distinctly fibrous fine-grained forms.|
|COLOR||Violet, Lilac, White to Brown|
|SPECIFIC GRAVITY||2.54-2.78 kg/cm3|
|OPTICAL PROPERTIES||Biaxial (+), a=1.55, b=1.553|
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