Sparkling Apophyllite and Stilbite from India. 7.3cm x 4.1cm x 2.5cm.
From a metaphysical perspective, it releases mental blocks and negative thought patterns and clear apophyllite crystals are used to connect one to higher realms. Keep clusters around the home to bring purity and a spiritual atmosphere to the environment. Because it opens the heart chakra, it can stimulate feelings of joy and celebration of life.
Apophyllite is found in ancient lava and basalt flows and the crystals grow in cavities formed by air bubbles when the rock was molten. The crystals have a gem like luster.
Combined with stilbite which gently expands one sense of self, it brings a calming influence and has been used to assist in restful sleep and vivid dreaming. It brings inner peace during meditation. Stilbite with its pink pearly luster forms nice crystals and are often found with apophyllite in volcanic rocks.