Tag Archives: virgo

About Stones: Peridot


Astrological Sign: Virgo, Leo, Scorpio, Sagittarius
Chakra: Heart, Solar Plexus
Lore:: Peridot, also known as olivine, helps to regulate physical and emotional life cycles. It allows detachment from outside influences and helps us live our own lives. Peridot also encourages us to admit mistakes and to forgive ourselves.
Geology: Peridot is formed in deep rock out of ultra-alkaline magma. Often brought to the surface during volcanic eruptions and found as an ‘olivine bomb’ embedded in volcanic rock.
Localities: Arizona, Hawaii

About Stones: Orthoceras


Astrological Sign: Virgo
Chakra: Root
Lore: Orthoceras helps to heighten accomplishments in the world of business.
Geology: Orthocerids are the most common of the straight Paleozioc cephalopods. Cone shaped, they consist of a central siphuncle filled with calcareous deposits and are ornamented with transverse ribs. Their age is Lower Ordovician through Upper Triassic. Their phylum is Mollusca and their subclass is Nautiloidea. Orthoceras is the name for European species; those found in North America are called Michelinoceris.
Locality: Morocco

About Stones: Gaspeite


Astrological Sign: Virgo
Chakra: Brow
Lore: Gaspeite brings spirituality to everyday living, attracting sanctity and enchantment. Used by Aboriginal tribes to gain visions, raise consciousness and communicate with spirits, gaspeite is thought to strengthen healing powers and provide protection from danger. Its energy can attract people in friendship or business “for the good of all.” 
Geology: Gaspeite forms rich limey green masses as a secondary mineral in nickel sulfide deposits. Named for the Gaspe Peninsula where it was first discovered in 1966, it is known as “Allura” in Australia where it also occurs.
Localites: Quebec, Canada and North of Perth, Australia

About Stones: Chrysocolla


Astrological Sign: Gemini, Virgo, Taurus
Chakra: Throat, Heart
Lore: Chrysocolla eases emotional heartache and increases our capacity to love. Native American tribes used it as a healing stone for calming upset feelings. It helps re-build relationships and is purifying to the home and the environment.
Geology: Chrysocolla is formed in the oxidation zone of copper ore minerals where surface water containing acid dissolves copper out of the rock. A type of chrysocolla mined in Israel, called Eilat stone, is intergrown with turquoise and malachite.
Localities: Peru, Chile, Arizona, Nevada, Israel