Staurolite Crystals

Staurolite-crystals in Naples FL at Altered Elements Store

Staurolite Crystals

Staurolite Crystals (The Fairy Stone)

Chemical Composition: (Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)4Al17O13 [(Si,Al)O4]8 (OH)3
Locality: Madagascar
Astrological Sign of Pisces


The mineral, although known for centuries, was first reported in 1792 by J.C. Delamethrie and was named

from the Greek word “stauros”, meaning “cross” referring to the cruciform twin crystallization analyzed.



This mineral is a talisman of good luck. It is also called the “Fairy Stone” or “Fairy Cross” and was said, historically, to be the crystallized tears of fairies, formed when the fairies were brought the news of the death of Christ.


It is used in ceremonies of white magic and can facilitate the action of the rituals, further bringing the instinctive knowledge of methods and procedures relevant to same.


It can also be used to provide a connection to information from the ancients of the Middle East; it is said that the cruciform configuration of this stone was used to heal Richard the Lionhearted of a malarial-type disorder during The Crusades



Staurolite crystals were worn by Pocahontas. the daughter of Chief Powhaten – it is said that Pocahontas presented Captain John Smith with one of these crystals to protect him from harm. This Mineral can also provide a connection between the physical, astral, and extra-terrestrial planes, assisting in alignment, balancing, and promoting the further receipt and transmission of communication between the three.



Staurolite has assisted in the amelioration of the conditions which are “detrimental” due to smoking and to provide incentive, initiative, and support to those who would dispense with the habit. This crystal provides the grounding energy similar to that which the tobacco provides to those who would otherwise “fly away” (and prefer not to).



Staurolite can provide for an overpowering relief in situations of stress and can further eliminate depression, addictive personality traits, and tendencies toward over-extension of ones time. This crystal has also been used in the treatment of disorders of the cellular structure, to provide increased assimilation and conversion of carbohydrates, and to alleviate the symptoms and causes of growths. It has been used in the treatment of fevers, malaria, and depression.


Staurolite-crystals in Naples FL at Altered Elements Store

Staurolite Crystals in Naples FL at Altered Elements Store

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