Alternate Names & Spellings: “Pectolite Jade”
Hardness (Mohs): 4.5-5
Color(s): white, colorless, gray, light yellow, light green, light blue (Larimar), light pink.
Transparency: transparent, translucent, opaque
Habit: Crystals tabular, acicular. Radiating fibrous, spheroidal, columnar, fine-grained, massive.
Common / Notable Locations: California and New Jersey, USA, Dominican Republic, Italy, England, The Bahamas
Rock Lore & Tidbits: Needles of pectolite are sharp, can easily get embedded in the skin, and are very difficult to remove. Wash hands in running water before handling food or other materials.
Crystal Meanings, Metaphysical & Healing Properties Lore of Pectolite
Pectolite is said to bring wisdom to one’s inner being, creating an inner environment of truthfulness. This can bring about a dramatic lessening of guilt as one fully senses the truth about a situation and how no one person or event is alone in causing any state of being. In this sense, Pectolite bring a deep sense of peace.
Spiritually, pectolite is a wonderful stone for ridding one’s environment of unwelcome entities.
Pectolite is said to be a gentle but powerful healer on emotional, spiritual and physical levels. Please note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.
All types of pectolite have the basic properties noted, plus any related to that specific variety.
Pectolite is associated with the Crown and Third Eye Chakras. Various colors such a blue pectolite (Larimar) are related to the throat chakra as well, or others.
Special hat tips and thanks to Dragons Crystal Reverie and Astha Astrology for information on this stone.
Also see: Larimar (Blue Pectolite)