Sodalite Meaning & Properties

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Properties of Sodalite

Sodalite is supposed to increase rational cognition, objectivity, and perception; hence, practitioners have utilized it to help them organize their thoughts.

Mineral Group

Feldspathoids

Cleavage

Poor cleavage in six directions

Chemical Composition 

Na4(Si3Al3)O12Cl

Fracture 

Conchoidal

Luster

Vitreous to greasy

Diaphaneity

Translucent to transparent

Color

Bright blue, violet-blue with white veining. Also gray, white, green, colorless, yellow, red.

Streak

White, bluish

Mohs Hardness

5.5 - 6

Specific Gravity

2.2 - 2.4

Diagnostic Properties

Color - darker blue color, absence of pyrite, weak orange fluorescence under shortwave or longwave UV light

Crystal System

Cubic

Uses

Gemstones, produces cabochons, beads, and tumbled stones, sculptures. 

Chakras

Throat and Third Eye Chakras

Zodiac

Sagittarius

Numerical Vibration

4

Metaphysical Uses 

All crystals contain energy that can be used to amplify your own intentions and manifestations through meditation and daily wear.

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