Selenite is a crystal that’s most commonly translucent white, but can also be found in opaque golden and orange colors. These crystals are known for their cleansing abilities which shift negative and stagnant energy. They’re also used for providing protection, mental clarity, peace and calm resulting in improving the overall well-being.
We carry a large variety of Selenite crystals that may come in forms such as chunks, points, towers, spheres, bowls and more. We even have special gift sets that include this crystal! Read more about selenite at the bottom of the page!
Selenite is a crystalized form of the mineral Gypsum which is a translucent, multifaceted stone. This crystal is formed from evaporation of sulfate and calcium rich saltwater. If reintroduced to water and sand in some cases, different forms arise such as the Satin Spar with silky looking surfaces, the Gypsum Flower which looks like frozen water and the unique Desert Rose that resembles roses in bloom.
Selenite is closely associated to the moon as the name of the stone comes from the Greek word which means “moonstone”. The name of this pale crystal is also a fitting tribute for the Greek goddess of the moon called “Selene”.
Selenite is a calcium sulfate dihydrate and a monoclinic crystal. It’s hardness on the Mohs scale is 2 which makes it a really soft mineral that can be scratched with a fingernail. Selenite is also known to be easily fusible with the loss of water and can be diluted in hydrochloric acid.
Selenite is found all over the world from places like the United States and Argentina to Greece, Japan, Australia and many more. The most common places though are the 1000 feet deep caves in Mexico, Madagascar and Morocco.
Selenite carries energies that are gentle yet very healing. They are capable of bringing you abundance of light and calm. So, if you feel any type of heaviness in your life right now you should consider trying this crystal! It’s also known as the stone of the higher chakras such as the crown and the third eye chakra. It can work greatly in releasing any blockages in these chakras as it is a shifter of stagnant energy. This will lead you to increased mental clarity and divine inspiration.
Selenite can be used in several ways. This magnificent crystal is very useful for cleansing and charging other crystals because it operates with such high frequencies. Another way to try it out is by meditating while holding it. This is especially useful if you struggle with anxious thoughts and need some uplifting encouragement! You can also place it on the crown or third eye chakra as a way to cleanse and restore them. It’s also recommended to put it under a pillow or near your bed if you are struggling to get a good night’s rest. Placing it in your home is another great idea as it can bring harmony and clear away frustration and fatigue from your everyday life. They’re the ideal gift for the zodiac sign of Taurus as well, as they balance them out perfectly!
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