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Properties: Although not a crystal, abalone shell has been used for centuries in jewelry and carvings. Nicknamed the sea ears, the Abalone's flattened, oval shape with iridescent interior was used by the Native Northwest American Indians as a natural vessel for cleansing, offerings and prayers. Embracing the colors of the ocean, the shell displays iridescent colors in its blues, greens, purples and yellows. This unique shell embodies all the aspects of the water element including love, beauty, gentleness, caring, comfort, peacefulness, delight and solace It is soft to the touch from repeated tumbling in the sand and water. Abalone is useful for handling and calming emotional situations and is very soothing to the mind/body. When working through any emotional situation, have abalone nearby as it is believed to be beneficial and promotes cooperation. Feng Shui: Use in the Center area for grounding, balance, good health, spirituality and a sense of peace. Agate: Black/Banded Agate: Botswana:

Rock Types "Colour: Grey or pink but with dark streaks and layers. Texture: Medium- to coarse grained. Characterized by discontinuous, altering light and dark layers, the former usually having a coarsely granular texture while the latter, which often contains mica, may be foliated. Structure: In addition to the gneissose texture described above, gneisses tend to be banded on a large scale with layers and streaks of darker and lighter coloured gneiss. Mineralogy: Feldspar is abundant and, together with quartz, forms the granular, lighter coloured layers. Field relations: At the highest grades of metamorphism rocks may approach melting temperature when they are able to recrystallize freely and so produce the textures characteristic of gneisses.

That Crystal Sites Guide: Metaphysical Properties and Crystal Meanings Azeztulite is among the highest vibrations in the Mineral Kingdom. It has been said that it stimulates the three 'ascension points', at the base of the spine, the middle of the abdomen, and the center of the brain. These points are believed to be important for people choosing to consciously enter higher vibrational realms while in the physical body. Azeztulites are stones which have been engineered etherically to carry the energies and communications of a group soul called the' Azez'. According to their channelings, the Azez, who are here in non-physical form, station themselves underground in power spots such as Sedona's Cathedral Rock and California's Mt Shasta, bringing to Earth a positive energy that they call `the nameless light", which assists planets and people in transitioning to higher frequencies. The stone Azeztulite is said to be their special conduit for this energy.

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Rocks Lapis Lazuli Lapis Lazuli - a metamorphic rock and the most popular blue opaque gemstone in history. Tumbled Stones Tumbled Stones are rocks that have been rounded, smoothed and polished in a rock tumbler. Quartzite Quartzite a nonfoliated metamorphic rock composed almost entirely of quartz. Fluorescent Minerals Fluorescent Minerals and rocks glow with spectacular colors under ultraviolet light. Store Gifts that Rock! Geodes Geodes look like ordinary rocks on the outside but can be spectacular inside! Trap Rock Trap Rock is a name applied to any dark-colored igneous rock used to produce crushed stone. Don*t Go To Jail Rock Collectors must know the rules before removing rocks from public and private property. Difficult Rocks Difficult Rocks Elementary students find lots of rocks that you will not be able to identify. Sand Grains A Grain of Sand Gallery of sand grains through a microscope by Dr. Sand Sand is a diverse material. Shale Siltstone Rock Tumbling Soapstone Rock Art Unakite Crushed Stone

Lissa Rankin Minerals and Gems More than 4,000 naturally occurring minerals—inorganic solids that have a characteristic chemical composition and specific crystal structure—have been found on Earth. They are formed of simple molecules or individual elements arranged in repeating chains, sheets, or three-dimensional arrays. Minerals are typically formed when molten rock, or magma, cools, or by separating out of mineral-rich water, such as that in underground caverns. Rocks themselves are made of clusters or mixtures of minerals, and minerals and rocks affect landform development and form natural resources such as gold, tin, iron, marble, and granite. Silicates—including quartz, mica, olivine, and precious minerals such as emeralds—are the most common class of minerals, as well as the major components of most rocks. Gemstones Many minerals form beautiful crystals, but the most prized of all are gemstones. Historically gems have been divided into precious and semiprecious classes.

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Zabe Barnes - Home Homepage | Shakira Appreciation Tool and Exercises A powerful way to improve mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being is to invoke and sustain sincere appreciation. Appreciating yourself, a loved one, friend, pet, even a cherished place or memory also quickly establishes a connection to your heart. The greater your capacity for sincere appreciation, the deeper the connection to your heart, where intuition and unlimited inspiration and possibilities reside. Try HeartMath’s Appreciation Tool and exercises. Josh Brolin says joining ‘Sin City 2’ was never just black and white - Story HOLLYWOOD — Josh Brolin enters the dark, sexy world of Frank Miller's and Robert Rodriguez's "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," as a private investigator who comes face to face with the woman (Eva Green) who broke his heart, sending him on an alcohol-fueled spiral four years earlier. He instantly falls back under her spell, even though he instinctively knows she's bad news. The Dwight McCarthy character he plays is the same one played by Clive Owen in the original 2005 crime drama based on Miller's bullets and babes-filled graphic novels. Miller, who created the popular graphic novels and co-directs the sequel with Rodriguez as he did with the first, describes Dwight as a metaphorical figure. "He's the character that changes the most over time in ‘Sin City,'" he says. When Ava Lord (Green) begs Dwight to save her, he feels compelled to become her protector again, even though it means putting his own life at risk. Q: Did you go back and watch the original "Sin City"? Brolin: Yeah.