Petalite Crystal Properties

Calm, Truth, Inner Knowing

Gems By LYC
3 min readMay 14, 2023

Aka: Castorite, The Angel Stone

Spiritual Properties

  • Activates the higher mind
  • Opens cosmic consciousness
  • Protects against black magic
  • Calmly connects you to the spirit
  • Helps you find the answers you seek
  • Useful for ancestral and family healing
  • Assist with an easy transition from ego to the conscious mind
  • Enhances your ability to see other vibration energies and auras
  • Promotes communication and interactions between the physical and spiritual world

Mental Properties

  • Creates calm peace and serenity
  • Helps you manifest your inner desires
  • Aids those who are mentally scattered or flighty
  • Helps you maintain a balanced state of consciousness
  • Calms hyperactivity when held with focused intention
  • Helps you remain focused despite environmental distractions
  • Helps you cut ties with people from the past and encourages independence
  • Helps you perceive the world from the calm, centered, and high-energy self

Emotional Properties

  • Centers the body
  • Aids abuse traumas
  • Keeps mood swings at bay
  • Soothes and heals the emotional body
  • Great to help children stand up to bullies
  • Brings calm self-acceptance and self-love
  • Excellent for healing all types of emotional trauma
  • Clears negative emotions and lessens emotional sensitivity

Kundalini Properties

  • Protects against negative energy
  • Balances the solar plexus and heart chakras
  • Activates all of the energy centers in the body


  • I allow my consciousness to easily and gently ascend to the higher realms of awareness
  • I am now choosing to resolve my conflicts with others through peace and understanding


  • Chakras: Throat, Third Eye, Crown
  • Energy: Projective and Receptive
  • Planets: Sun
  • Element: Air
  • Zodiacs: Leo
  • Number: 8

Health Benefits

  • Aids manic episodes
  • Brings calmness to the systems
  • Balances your brain physiology
  • Dissipates electromagnetic energy
  • Aids in healing the endocrine system
  • Useful for the treatment of AIDS and cancer
  • Regulates blood pressure and counters anxiety attacks
  • Benefits cells, eyes, lungs, muscular spasms, and the intestines
  • Supports you when the chemicals in your brain are out of whack
  • can be used for ADD, ADHD, excessive worry or stress, and other instances of an overactive mind

Physical Properties

Color: Colorless, Grey, Yellow, Pink, white

Habit: Large, cleavable masses, Tabular Prismatix

Rarity: Rare

Luster: Vitreous, Pearly

Species: Silicate

Zoning: Absent

Parting: Absent

Streak: Colorless

Gravity: 2.4

Tenacity: Brittle

Fracture: Subconchoidal

Cleavage: Perfect on {001}, poor on {201} with 38.5° angle between the two

Hardness: 6 to 6.5

Locations: Sweden, Afghanistan, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia; Aracuai, Minas Gerais, Brazil; Karibib, Namibia; Manitoba, Canada; and Bikita, Zimbabwe.

Twinning: Common on {001}

Inclusions: Absent

Dispersion: r > v weak

Chatoyancy: Absent

Pleochroism: Absent

Fluorescence: Absent

Birefringence: 0.012

Diaphaneity: Transparent, Translucent

Melting point: 1350 °C

Luminescence: Yellowish white, Pinkish white

Chemical Name: lithium aluminum silicate

Refractive Index: nα=1.504, nβ=1.510, nγ=1.516

System/Structure: Monoclinic

Optical properties: Biaxial (+)

Chemical Formula: LiAlSi4O10

Chemical Classification: Phyllosilicate



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