A rock made out of any of the minerals in the serpentine group, named after its similar texture and patterning to a snake. These rocks, which are Magnesium and water rich, are formed by Serpentinization, a hydration & metamorphic transformation of ultramafic rock from the Earth’s mantle. Commonly known Serpentine rocks include Atlantisite, Infinite, Greenstone and Lizardite. Serpentine has a greasy or waxy luster, opaque transparency, and poor to perfect cleavage. It is usually dark to light green, but may also be yellow, black or white.

Associated with the solar plexus & heart chakras, zodiac sign of Sagittarius & vibrates to the number 8.

– Associated with activating our Kundalini energy, which sits at the base of the spine, coiled like a snake. Meditation, yoga and crystal energy can help awaken the Kundalini Energy.
– Realigns the chakras and one’s life path.
– Allows ascent to higher consciousness, spiritual awakening and freedom from ego.
– Promotes universal love and compassion.
– Helps one let go of difficult, sticky, comfortable emotional baggage.
– Powerful manifestation of desires.
– Enhances meditation states and retrieval of ancient wisdom.

Hardness: 2.5 – 5.5 Mohs
Specific Gravity: 2.44-2.62
Refractive Index: 1.560-1.571