Please note that the color may very with photographing. This stone is approximately #1 50 x 50 x 40 and weighs 4.5 oz #3 40 x 30 x 25mm and weighs 1.6 oz
What an amazing crystal for wire wrapping.
Celestite is an excellent healing stone for the eyes, ears and mental disfunction. It eliminates toxins and is also good for digestive problems. In healing, it has the ability to replace pain with loving angelic light. It attracts luck, reveals truth, brings balance, and within this stone one can discover the energy of peace.
Except for blue shades, celestite comes in colorless and yellowish nuances, and sometimes also in red, green or brown. Celestite crystals are transparent or translucent, with glassy, waxy glow.
Notable occurrences include Ohio, Michigan, Madagascar, Sicily, Germany, Mexico, Spain, Turkey and Iran.
Celestite is also known under the name celestine, and both are derived from the Latin word for "of the sky" or "heavenly" due to its remarkable blue sky color.
Celestite is a favorite stone of many mineral collectors. Its heavenly blue color is unique in the mineral kingdom. It also creates beautiful specimens and useful combinations with others colored minerals. Blue celestite with light yellow sulfur is one of the most famous color combinations of minerals.
Its chemical composition is SrSO4, that is strontium sulfate. It has the same chemical structure as BaSO4 barium sulfate - barite. Both minerals look almost identical, but one can distinguish between them by the color of the flame produced when burning their crystal powder. If the flame is pale-green it is barite, and the red color of the flame is an indication of celestite. Exquisite glow and attractive blue color makes celestite one of the visually most prominent minerals.
Strontium is a chemical element that occurs quite often in nature, yet only two minerals contain enough strontium to be suitable for practical exploration. Besides celestite, the other one is strontianite, but actually only celestite is abundant enough for commercial use.
Celestite is an extraordinary crystal for mental activities. It balances yin and yang energies in the energy field of the individual. It is a stone of balance in general sense. Celestite promotes purification and improvement of the chakra. It contains inner wisdom and can help in establishing a connection to the angelic planes. It helps in astral travels and in dream recollection after waking. Placed on the third eye, it gives a sense of levitation. Celestine is a good teacher, always filled with Divine love. It leads us into deeper spiritual waters, toward the enlightenment.
As all light blue stones, celestine opens and purifies the throat chakra. It is a creative stone with calming, soothing functioning. It sharpens and focuses the mind, disperses worries and calms the mental chaos.
It should not be used alongside rock crystal, azurite, or malachite. Exposed to sun lights it loses its color. Before use, sometimes it is recommended to put celestite together with hematite for some time, so that its extensive power can be reduced.
Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.