Sodalite

Properties: Encouraging rational thought, truth, and intuition this is a powerful throat chakra stone. Brings emotional clarity and can help you express your heart. It is said to boost the immune system and help with calcium deficiencies.

  • Chakra: Throat
  • Affirmation: I speak
  • Element:
  • Zodiac: Sagittarius Nov 22nd to Dec 21st
  • Hardness: 5.5 to 6
  • Material: Chloric sodium aluminum silicate feldspathoid family

History: First discovered in 1811 in Greenland. Then in 1891 vast deposits were found in Ontario Canada. Similar to Lapis it might have been referring to the same stone in ancient times, and mined in the same areas. Sodalite is often a darker blue than lapis, and lacks the white veins commonly found in Lapis. Sodalite, however, was reported to be used by Egyptian priest to dispel guilt and fears.

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