Petalite

Petalite is a lithium sodium aluminum silicate. The color range is colorless, white, pale pink to deeper pink or yellow. Other crystals containing lithium include Lepidolite and Lithium Quartz.

Petalite: Meanings, Benefits and Properties

The frequency of Petalite connects to the third eye, crown, and upper transpersonal chakras. It allows one to connect to the higher dimensions and thus expands one’s consciousness to “All That Is”. Thus it helps to bring forth the energies of love, joy, peace, healing, and serenity to one’s being.

The energy of Petalite helps one to raise one’s consciousness to discover one’s highest path for this lifetime and to bring higher dimensional vibrations into third-dimensional manifestation.

By opening and activating the third eye and crown chakras, Petalite aids one in receiving and understanding information from the higher dimensions thus increasing one’s intuition and enhancing psychic abilities.

The lithium content of this beautiful crystal has a calming effect that helps to balance, soothe and heal one’s emotional body of emotional traumas and can thus aid with stress, anxiety, and worry.

Associated Chakras

  • Third Eye
  • Crown
  • Casual Vortex
  • Soul Star
  • Stellar Gateway

Emotional Issue

  • Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Emotional Trauma
  • Stress
  • Worry

Spiritual Connection

  • Connection to Higher Dimensions
  • Emotional Healing
  • Intuition
  • Meditation – Spiritual
  • Psychic Ability

Petalite Geological Properties

Petalite, also known as castorite, is a lithium aluminium phyllosilicate mineral. Petalite occurs as colorless, pink, grey, yellow, yellow grey, to white tabular crystals and columnar masses. Occurs in lithium-bearing pegmatites with spodumene, lepidolite, and tourmaline. Petalite is an important ore of lithium, and is converted to spodumene and quartz by heating to ~500 °C and under 3 kbar of pressure in the presence of a dense hydrous alkali borosilicate fluid with a minor carbonate component.

Petalite History

Discovered in 1800, by Brazilian naturalist and statesman Jose Bonifacio de Andrada e Silva. Type locality: Utö Island, Haninge, Stockholm, Sweden. The name is derived from the Greek word petalon, which means leaf (perfect cleavage).

Petalite sources

Economic deposits of petalite are found near Kalgoorlie, Western Australia; Aracuai, Minas Gerais, Brazil; Karibib, Namibia; Manitoba, Canada; and Bikita, Zimbabwe.

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