Aragonite Properties & Meaning
Intro to Aragonite
Aragonite is a soft calcium carbonate crystal that was first named for the 1788 discovery of a deposit in Rio Aragon, Spain. Aragonite forms as a sediment of a chemical deposits of water that is limestone enriched. Deposits of Aragonite have since been found throughout the world, mostly in Mexico, Pakistan, and China.
Aragonite crystals come in a variety of colors, with each variation of Aragonite often taking on its own healing properties and meaning. Some common variations of Aragonite are White Aragonite, Blue Aragonite, and Brown Aragonite.
Aragonite is a stone that will often crystallize into orthorhombic crystals given the right environment.
What is the Meaning of Aragonite?
Aragonite is a stone that is known to bring the benefits of stability, peace, and protection to those that wear it. Aragonite is a crystal associated with both the Crown Chakra and the Root Chakra and is known to help form a connection between the two Chakras.
Aragonite is a great crystal to help you kickstart a lifestyle change. Aragonite crystals are well known for their ability to increase patience and dispel restlessness. Aragonite stones will encourage you to take responsibility for things that may be affecting your wellbeing and face them head on, even if you would much rather avoid them.
Aragonite crystals will re-energize you and have you blowing through any kind of energetic roadblocks you may have in no time.
Mineralogy of Aragonite
Crystal System: Rhombic
Manner of Formation: Secondary
Mineral Class: Carbonate
Color: White, Yellow, Reddish Brown, Brown, Green, Blue, Pink
Mohs Hardness Scale: 3.5 - 4
Did You Know? Some deposits of Aragonite have been known to transform into Calcite over time!
White Aragonite crystals help you to remain calm during times of overwhelm and anxiety. This stone can help someone struggling with patience, in particular if they are experiencing overstimulation or oversensitivity.
White Aragonite is one of the few stones that connect the Crown Chakra to the Root Chakra, giving it the unique property of being able to keep you grounded spiritually. It is important to remain grounded when you are engaging in any type of spiritual work, but it is especially while working on communicating with the Spirit Realm.
White Aragonite Healing Crystal Properties:
Physical Healing Properties of Aragonite Crystals
Aragonite can help strength your immune system, resolve digestive complaints, regulate the metabolism of Calcium, as well as encourage the elasticity of the intervertebral discs.
Blue Aragonite crystals help to soothe the spirit and soul of those that are experiencing emotional distress. Blue Aragonite works to calm the nerves and bring emotions back into balance.
Working with the energy of Blue Aragonite crystals will support your Throat Chakra and allow you to speak from the heart in a calm and reassuring manner. Use Blue Aragonite crystals when you are prioritizing your emotional wellbeing and are ready to release the voice of self-doubt from your being.
Blue Aragonite is known as a crystal that can benefit someone experiencing grief, or while they are mourning the loss of a loved one. Either wear Blue Aragonite or keep it nearby as you sleep to allow the power of Blue Aragonite to soothe feelings of loss and failure.
Healing Properties of Blue Aragonite:
Aragonite Sputnik Crystals
Aragonite can take on a crystalline form as what we call Aragonite Sputnik or "golf ball" Aragonite. Aragonite Sputnik appear as small prismatic crystals, often found in a spherical formation. Aragonite Sputnik is almost always reddish brown or white (clear) in color.
Which Chakra is Aragonite Aligned With?
Aragonite is a crystal aligned with both the Root Chakra, and less commonly with the Crown Chakra.
Aragonite crystals help to balance and activate the Root Chakra, promoting a sense of security, stability, and grounding. It is also believed to help release negative energy and promote emotional healing.
By working with Aragonite and the Root Chakra, you may be able to feel more grounded, centered, and secure in your life. This can help to reduce feelings of anxiety, fear, and insecurity and promote a greater sense of overall well-being.
As a Crown Chakra crystal, Aragonite helps you to find grounding in your communication with Spirit. Aragonite acts as an anchor to the physical realm, while you explore the spiritual realm.
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