Sources: Afghanistan, Brazil, Pakistan, India, Mexico, Russia, United States, Zimbabwe

Composition: Be3Al2Si6O18

Mohs Hardness: 7.5 - 8

Chakra(s): Throat

Astrological Compatibility: Aries, Gemini, Pisces

Treats/Benefits: Allergies, Respiratory

  • Helps to promote tolerance of others.
  • Assists in overcoming a judgmental spirit, gives support to anyone who is overwhelmed by responsibility, and encourages taking responsibility for oneself. 
  • Helps with breaking old, self-defeating programs.
  • Calms the mind, removing extraneous thought.
  • Provides assistance with filtering information reaching the brain and clarifies perception, sharpens intellect, and clears up confusion.
  • Clears blocked communication and promotes self-expression.