A member of the orthorhombic pyroxene group. It falls evenly between Enstatite and Ferrosilite, where enstatite contains no iron & ferrosilite contains no magnesium, and Hypersthene contains equal amounts of both. Distinct crystals are rare as it’s usually found embedded in igneous rock. The color can range from black, to gray, blue and green and displays a copper to red schiller or labradorescence optical effect.

– Associated with all chakras, zodiac signs of Virgo, Libra, Pisces & Scorpio & vibrates to the number 8.

– Surrounds you and your aura like a cloak of protection and invisibility when one feels overburdened or worn out, and when rest and quiet are needed.
– Very useful for delicate stages after any illness when one needs rest, healing, and re-energizing.
– Induces deepened meditation states.
– Allows one to prioritize what is most valuable in their life, and let go of what is not serving them.
– Turns focus inward to draw attention to how the body feels and what the body needs. This allows the avoiding of vices, bad habit formations and unnecessary medications.
– Ameliorates insomnia.

Hardness: 5-6 Mohs
Specific Gravity: 3.40-3.50
Refractive Index: 1.673-1.731