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Chiastolite is a variety of Andalusite that contains a black cross pattern when seen in a cross-section.  It is also known as the Cross Stone.  In ancient China where it originated, Chiastolite was a symbol of the four cardinal points (north, south, east, west), and when placed in the center of the home, will fuse chi energy and radiate it outwards, thus welcoming health and harmony. 

Chiastolite is a protective stone, often worn to guard against negative energies, curses and the like.  It encourages creative thinking and problem-solving by getting rid of old thought patterns that have been keeping us from moving ahead.

Physically, use Chiastolite to help with nerve damage, muscle weaknesses, rheumatism and gout. It can aide those who are debilitated by stroke or other paralysis.


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Physical and Metaphysical Properties for
Properties for Stone:Chiastolite
Primary Chakra:Sacral-Chakra
Secondary Chakra:Root-Chakra
Crystal System:Orthorhombic-Crystal-System
Chemical Composition:Andalusite (Al2 SiO5, Aluminum Silicate) containing cross-shaped inclusions of carbon
Astrological Sign:Capricorn-(December-22-to-January-19), Libra-(September-23-to-October-22)
Numerical Vibration:Number-3, Number-4
Color:Black, Brown
Location:Australia, Russia
Mineral Class:Silicates
Issues and Ailments (Physical):Body-Balance, Gout, Muscle-Pain-or-Issues, Nerve-Damage, Paralysis, Rheumatism, Stroke
Issues and Ailments (Emotional):Creativity-and-Creative-Expression, Dispel-or-Release-Negativity, Harmony
Issues and Ailments (Spiritual):Spiritual-Protection
Extra Grade:Beautiful light pinkish brown color with black graphite cross inclusion, transluscent, <10% matrix
A Grade:Nice pinkish brown color with black graphite cross inclusion, partially transluscent, 10% - 25% matrix
B Grade:Poor brown color with black graphite inclusion, partially transluscent to opaque, >25% matrix
Affirmation:My home and all who enter it are filled with health and harmony.
Question:Do you participate in any practices popular in Eastern Medicine?
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Posted on March 13, 2013
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