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Agates: Balancing physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual energies;
perceptiveness, strength, inspiration, awakening talents.

Amazonite: Success, joy, self-expression, awakening heart, soothing,
harmony, balancing.

Amber: Soothing, calming, cleansing.

Amethyst: Contentment, spirituality, dreams, healing, peace, happiness, love,

Ametrine: Intellectual stimulation, attunement, releasing, dispelling tension,

Apatite: Intellect, achieving results, healing, insight, humanitarianism,
meditation, balance, creativity.

Aquamarine: Courage, purification, peace, intuition, self-expression, balance,

Aventurine: Healing, money, mental agility, visual acuity, peace, opening heart,
motivation, leadership.

Azurite: Intuitive energy, dreams, healing, insight, stilling the mind,
concentration, self transformation.

Bloodstone: Courage, intense healing, renewal, strength, victory, intuitive
decision making.

Calcite: Purification, peace, calming, memory, awareness, appreciation of

Carnelian: Precision, analytical capabilities, physical energy, verbal skill,
peace, spirituality.

Celestite: Verbal skill, healing, compassion, calming, growth, intuition, hope.

Chrysocolla: Easing heartache, stamina, wisdom, peace, love, communication,
vitality, inner strength.

Chrysoprase: Balancing male-female energy, love, grace, compassion,
clemency, personal growth.

Citrine: Intuition, comfort, protection, creativity, physical energy, wealth,
mental awakening.

Coral: Diplomacy, quieting emotions, visualization.

Crystal Quartz: Intensifying energy, spiritual development, healing, raising

Diamond: Courage, strength, healing, protection, spirituality, mental abilities.

Dumortierite: Self-reliance, stamina, patience, recognition of potential,
understanding, communication of ideas.

Emerald: Love, domestic bliss, sensitivity, loyalty, memory, mental capacity,
harmony, focus, eliminating negativity.

Fluorite: Stability, impartial reasoning, responsibility, concentration, health.

Fossil Stone: Accomplishments, improvement of one’s environment,
communication, innovation.

Garnet: Health, removing negativity, awareness, commitment, regeneration,
order, insight.

Hematite: Mental attunement, memory, calming, balance, focusing energy and
emotions, peace, inner happiness, transforming negativity.

Howlite: Awareness, calm, emotional expression, observation, patience,
eliminating negativity.

Iolite: Intuition, spiritual growth, healing, balance, releasing discord,
awakening to inner knowledge.

Jade: Fidelity, dreams, realization of potential, peace, accord, resourcefulness,

Jaspers: Protection, nurturing, joy, awareness; balancing of physical,
emotional, intellectual and spiritual energies.

Labradorite: Alignment, spiritual connection, transformation, clarity, peace,
progression, discernment.

Lapis Lazuli: Wisdom, intuition, awareness, objectivity, clarity, creativity,
expanded consciousness, dreams, purity, courage, serenity.

Lepidolite: Hope, stress reduction, birth, peace, spirituality, physical strength,
luck, protection, emotional balance.

Malachite: Transformation, insight, clarifying emotions, fidelity, loyalty,

Marble: Charitable actions, original thinking, alleviation of sorrow.

Moonstone: Introspection, reflection, beginnings, insight, tenderness,
harmony, peace, travel.

Mother of Pearl: Mental clarity, intuition, sensitivity, imagination, adaptability,

Obsidians: Clarity, deflecting negativity, protection, healing.

Onyx: Self-control, decision making, intuition, recognition of personal

Opal: Creativity, spontaneity, relationships, memory, happy dreams and

Pearl: Purity, faith, charity, innocence, integrity, focus, wisdom, spirituality,
sincerity, fertility.

Peridot: Warmth, friendliness, understanding, openness in love and
relationships, regulation of cycles.

Pyrite: Defense, prevention, protection from negativity, physical wholeness,

Rhodocrosite: Love, emotional balance, cleansing, renewal, relaxation,
expansion of consciousness.

Rhodonite: Peace, generosity, attention to details.

Rhyolite: Change, variety, progress, creativity, transcending barriers.

Rose Quartz: Love, peace, happiness, gentleness, healing emotional wounds.

Ruby: Nurturing, spiritual wisdom, attainment of values, economic stability,
protection from distress.

Sapphire: Joy, peace, beauty, intuition, prosperity, fulfillment of dreams.

Serpentine: (see Jade)

Smoky Quartz: Dissolving emotional blockage, clearing the mind, cooperation,
personal pride, joy in living, attentiveness to the moment, protection.

Sodalite: Wisdom, logic, calmness, healing, stress reduction, companionship,

Sunstone: Alleviating fears, energizing, cleansing.

Tanzanite: Communication, intuition, protection, symmetry, decision-making,

Tiger Eye: Practicality, peacefulness, clarity, intelligence, intuition, new
experiences, financial stability, calmness, releasing inhibitions.

Tiger Iron: Artistic endeavors, beauty, vitality.

Topaz: True love, success in endeavors, understanding of interrelationships,
expression of ideas, trust, health, personal expansion and growth.

Tourmaline: Energizing, soul-searching, releasing.

Turquoise: Spiritual attunement, cleansing, healing, protection, valor,
soothing, peace of mind, guidance through the unknown, romantic

Unakite: Balance, re-birth, foresight, emotional balance.Zoisite: Dispelling
laziness, facilitating advancement.

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