Aragonite was found recently in the late 18th century by the metaphysical community. Thus, its mention does not exist in any early texts or lapidaries related to gemstones and their powers. The German geologist, Abraham Gottlob Wernerin, named it after the stone was found for the first time in the small Spanish town of Molina de Aragón. Thus, its name comes from the town where it was found.
Blue Aragonite is a naturally occurring and beautiful material that is found in different locations throughout the world.
It is known as the Stone of Hope. It can help in being more compassionate while dealing with people and relieving stress.
Blue aragonite is commonly used as a third eye, throat, and heart chakra stone. Blue aragonite carries with it soothing, optimistic, and blissful vibrations. It aids you to empathize more easily and amplifies the capacity to communicate with others.
According to Gemstonist.com Blue aragonite is known as a dispeller crystal, a stone with an orthorhombic crystal system and an ability to help in tackling spiritual and mental problems.
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As blue aragonite is a carbonate, it has the Earth energy of builders. Thus, it is believed to help in coming up with something new from anything old. Thus, all those involved in creative arts such as painters, artists, and woodworkers benefit from this dispeller crystal.
Blue Aragonite vs. Caribbean Calcite
Blue Aragonite looks very similar to Caribbean calcite. The key difference between calcite and aragonite is that the crystal system of calcite is trigonal, whereas the crystal system of aragonite is orthorhombic.
Both calcite and aragonite are two different forms of the same compound, i.e., calcium carbonate (CaCO3). Since they are different structures of the same chemical compound, we call them polymorphs. However, they have distinct physical properties.
For more information on the differences between Blue aragonite and Caribbean calcite check out this article by The Difference Between.com
Blue aragonite relieves the fear which leads us to numb ourselves to the joys and sorrows of life, and brings a renewed zest and courage for experiencing all of one's feelings.
Blue Aragonite acts as an intensifier for one's natural empathic abilities. This is especially important to those who are healers, medical intuitives, body workers, or energy workers. It's vibrations are harmonious with reiki energies.
Blue Aragonite provides a stabilizing influence as well. This means one is not so overwhelmed by intensified emotional receptivity and empathy for others. One will be able to handle strong energies of all types without stress.
It can also help bring the heart and mind into a synchronous harmony which can enlarge one's capacity for thought, communication, creativity, and emotion.
Blue aragonite stimulates inner vision and one's connection to guidance, and it soothes and opens the throat area so that one can effectively communicate spiritual information.
Aragonite clusters assist in emotional growth and self-healing work. Aids in letting go of emotional drama or ego. It's also very useful in supporting the practice of breath work for emotional healing. It can help to balance the respiratory system.
Intensifies empathic abilities while
also providing stability for empaths
Releasing past emotional wounds
Help for self-healing