Astrophyllite is a heavy, soft and fragile, yet very rare hydrous potassium iron titanium silicate mineral, belonging to it's own group. It is classified as or in between inosilicate and phyllosilicate. The name Astrophyllite comes from the greek words "astron" and "phyllon" for star and leaf, as per the appears of rays of light. Due to the limited availability, it is usually cut into slabs and polished, or the odd cabochon, but rarely as a decorative piece.
These marvelous pieces of Astrophyllite embody the copper starburst pattern the mineral is known for. The metallic strips reflect light, giving them an almost magical feeling. The high vibration of the mineral is definitely felt when held. As this is a very soft mineral, too much handling will wear it down. Any one of these would be a great addition to any collection, altar, or even to be held lightly in meditation.
Astrophyllite is a powerful stone that is known to help bring light to your true self and find life purpose. It encourages taking the time to slow down, pay attention and listen to the inner self, and notice synchronicities. This extremely high vibrational stone infuses your being with light, encouraging love of self and others, it is powerful for relationships be helping to uncover our shadow self, inner truths and coming to terms with difficult pasts. Astrophyllite brings awareness to the negativity that is holding you back, bringing light to hidden cycles to release them and heal. It empowers authenticity and honesty, making room for meaningful transformation.
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