Aragonite occurs in the oxidized zones or ore deposits formed at hydro-thermal locations near the surface of the Earth, such as in hot springs, mineral veins, and forming as stalactites in caves. It is chemically identical to Calcite.
Aragonite orthorhombic shaped crystals may come in a variety of structures; prismatic, twinned, columnar, stalactitic, radiating, fibrous, and/or hexagonal “Sputnik” shaped. Aragonite also forms the skeleton of many marine organisms. Aragonite’s color range includes gray, yellowish, green, blue, red, brown to white and colorless. Aragonite was named after the northeastern region of Spain. It’s hardness is rated at 3.5-4 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness. Aragonite is transparent to translucent with a vitreous to resinous luster. Aragonite is found in throughout Europe, Morocco, Japan, and in the USA – New Mexico and Arizona.
Aragonite's soothing and energetic vibration helps to create confidence and provide encouragement to pursue the enjoyment of life on all levels. It teaches patience and acceptance, encourages discipline and boundaries, reliability and a pragmatic approach to life.
Aragonite stimulates communication with the higher planes and heightens intuition connecting thoughts with a sense of knowingness. Aragonite has the ability to center and ground physical energies.
Aragonite is useful in times of stress, as it helps to combat anger and relieve emotional stress. Aragonite may be helpful to identify the source of anxiety, angst, or disease linked with events from the past or that occurred during childhood. Aragonite’s soothing energetic vibrations helps to release and heal from emotional blockages. Aragonite heals, calms, and fosters love and peace in the heart space.
Aragonite is a wonderful crystal tool to help clear the thinking processes and balances brain function assisting those with dyslexic patterns.
Aragonite are powerful diagnostic crystal tools for energy workers.
Aragonite restores balance for meditation by raising vibrations to a high spiritual level and bringing energy into the physical body and clears the auric field. It stabilizes the base and earth chakras and provides a grounding, protective energy.
Aragonite may be placed in an area of disturbed Earth energy or on ley lines to help heal stress in the earth. Aragonite grounds and connects one with the energy of the Earth. Aragonite may be used as a reminder to walk softly upon the Earth leaving little imprint. Aragonite encourages conservation and recycling.