Aragonite

Aragonite

Aragonite is a calcium carbonate mineral with a chemical formula

CaCO
3

Aragnoite has a orthorhombic crystal structure

 

 

Physical Properties of Aragonite

Lustre: Vitreous, Resinous
Diaphaneity: Transparent, Translucent
Colour: Colorless to white or grey, often stained various hues by impurities, such as blue, green, red or violet; colourless in transmitted light.
Streak: Uncolored/white.
Hardness (Mohs): 3½ - 4
Hardness Data: Measured
Tenacity: Brittle
Cleavage: Distinct/Good
On {010} distinct; On {110} and {011} very indistinct.
Fracture: Sub-Conchoidal
Density (measured): 2.947 g/cm3
Density (calculated): 2.944 g/cm3

* Physical properties of Aragonite was provided by mindat.org *

 

Energetic Properties of Aragonite

Key Words: Balances energies, helsp with emotional healing, strenght, and confidence
Chakras: All Chakras
Physical: Helps to heal and regenerate bones. Also increases vitality and stamina
Emotional: Heals emotional wounds, and alignes oneself with love
Spiritual: Good for diagnostics in energy work; clears the auric field

*Energetic Properties of Aragonite was provided by Book of Stones *