Petalite is a lithium aluminium silicate mineral found in lithium bearing pegmatite. Petalite crystals are relatively rare and flawless colourless crystals are occasionally cut into gemstones. Petalite is more often found as coarse aggregates and is an ore of lithium.
Petalite is often supplied as simple cleaved chips.
Petalite is esteemed for having highly spiritual and protective properties. Petalite can accelerate psychic skills, particularly clairaudient, clairvoyant and clairsentient senses. When used in meditation Petalite empties the mind of thought and promotes a state of deep inner peace.
Petalite can be used to activate the throat chakra, and when used at the crown, can stimulate the Kundalini, and should be used with caution.
Petalite helps cellular regeneration, and the treatment of cellular disorders.
Petalite assists in loosening inflexible muscular and skeletal systems.
Petalite has been used to treat the disorders of the lungs and small intestines.
colourless, white, grey, yellow, pink
prismatic, tabular, elongated crystals, columnar masses
USA, Europe, Africa, Afghanistan, Australia
vitreous, translucent to transparent
perfect in one direction
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.