Crystal of the Day for April 20th – Bavenite

Crystal of the Day
Bavenite

(White, green, pink, brown)

Bavenite is named after the type locality of Baveno, Piedmont, Italy.

Hardness: 5.5
Specific Gravity: 2.7
Chemistry: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Class: Silicates
Crystallography: Orthorhombic
Cleavage: perfect
Fracture: uneven
Streak: white
Luster: vitreous – pearly

Healing: Bavenite is used to treat disorders of speech, hearing, sight, smell and touch.

Workings: Bavenite is used to provide incentive to grow spiritually, emotionally, and intellectually. It is used to enhance one’s self image.

Bavenite is associated with the astrological sign of Libra and vibrates to the Master numbr 33.

Chakra Applications: Bavenite is associated with the Throat chakra.

Foot Notes: Bavenite is a rare silicate that forms radial crystals in shades of white. It is found in beryllium-rich granite pegmatites.

Source:
Author: Crick
Website: The Whispering Woods