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Crystal Description

Magnesite is a magnesium carbonate mineral, belonging to the Calcite group. Magnesite has the appearance of unglazed porcelain, and is porous. Magnesite is naturally white, but often dyed blue (Blue Howlite or Turquenite) to pass off as Turquoise.

Magnesite has the appearance of miniature brains. A rare clear crystalline variety exists, which resembles Iceland Spar Calcite.

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Metaphysical Properties

Magnesite is deeply calming, assisting the state of no mind during meditation. Magnesite helps break the bonds of co-dependency, allowing detachment without judgement and promotes unconditional love.

Magnesite helps uncover unconscious thoughts and feelings that are no longer self serving.

Magnesite stimulates psychic visioning, allowing the free flow of creative ideas and practical application.

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Crystal Healing Uses

Magnesite can be used to treat skeletal and teeth disorders.

Magnesite has been used to sooth cramps, PMS and can aid as a muscle relaxant.

Magnesite can help regulate body temperature, balancing fevers and chills. Magnesite has also been used to regulate body odour.

Magnesite assists reduce the severity of migraine and headaches.

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Magnesite © Spirit Of ISIS


Colour:white, grey
Formations:rhombohedral crystals, cleavage fragments, prismatic, massive, compact, porous masses
Localities:Austria, Brazil, USA
Chemical Composition:MgCO3
Hardness:3.5 to 4.5
Lustre:vitreous, translucent to transparent
Cleavage:perfect in three directions
Varieties:Breunnerite, Sideroplesite, Lemon Chrysoprase


All crystal healing uses, magical uses and metaphysical definitions are provided as a means of education, and do not imply a guarantee of effect. Those suffering from illness should consult with their General Practitioner in the first instance. Crystal healing is a holistic complementary healthcare practice and should be carried out by a suitably qualified crystal healing practitioner.

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