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Serpentine Stone

Peruvian Green Serpentine Crystal Obelisks with Pyrite

If you are looking to learn more about the serpentine crystal and its properties or meaning then read on! I'll also cover what serpentine typically looks like and a bit more on its history. 

Green serpentine, also known as New Jade, is a powerful healing stone that has been used for centuries for its soothing and calming properties. It is known for its ability to help balance emotions and release negative energy. Serpentine is a magnesium silicate mineral that is typically found in metamorphic rock formations. Its name comes from the Latin word "serpens," which means serpent, due to its resemblance to the skin of a snake.

What does the Green Serpentine crystal look like?

This rock will have a wax-like or slippery feel with a shiny, granular, and fibrous appearance. Serpentine is a soft stone, rating 3-5 on the Mohs hardness scale. It can have a wide range of green hues from a pale lime green to a dark emerald coloring.  Certain formations, like the Serpentine from Peru often grows with pyrite crystals in it!

What is Serpentine Stone?

“Serpentine” is a group of minerals, not a rock. Therefore, a rock that contains mainly serpentine minerals will be referenced as “Serpentine.” The green serpentine stone contains the minerals chromium and cobalt; these minerals produce green colors. The theory of the formation of this stone is that it is created with high pressure and low-temperature metamorphism of the ocean’s crust or rock from the earth’s mantle.  It can also frequently grow with pyrite crystals in it as well which is pretty awesome in color contrast!

Serpentine Crystal Meaning

Green Serpentine Crystal Turtle Carvings

Green serpentine is used as a source of magnesium as well as decorative ornaments. This rock was named after the serpentine snake because of its green color and slippery feel. 

Serpentine is believed to have many healing properties. It helps heal life wounds from your past, releases blocked energy within your heart chakra and realigns your energy field with the earth. In addition, using green serpentine in meditation is known to strengthen your spiritual connection and help with self-discovery.

Green serpentine is associated with the heart chakra and is believed to promote feelings of love, compassion, and forgiveness. It can help to bring harmony to relationships and aid in communication. Green serpentine is also known for its ability to attract abundance and prosperity, making it a popular choice for those seeking financial success.

More about Green Serpentine

Raw Green Serpentine Stone Gold Pyrite

In feng shui, the serpentine rock has Earth energy. Meaning that you should place the stones in the Southeast and East areas of your home as these areas are related to wealth, family, and abundance if you would like to attract prosperity. Serpentine can be great in an office area for this reason!

Green serpentine is a unique and powerful crystal that can bring balance and healing to all aspects of life. Whether you are seeking emotional support or energetic healing, green serpentine may be just the crystal you need to enhance your well-being.

Chakra: Heart (Earth Element)

Localities: Russia, Switzerland, USA, Peru Pakistan and Canada.



Serpentine Crystal Meaning and Information

Serpentine Crystal

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