Aragonite - Color, Facts, Power, Mythology, History And Myths

Aragonite – a centering stone is also known as tufa or tchazar crystal, which symbolizes legitimacy and understanding. This splendid stone was named after the Spanish River Aragon, where it was first identified in 1788. In ancient times of Roman and Greek, it was already well-known as a healing and decorative stone. They all love this stone including Indians, as it is very easy to work with Aragonite and to polish it. Therefore, it is said that Aragonite is an ideal stone for work of arts and carvings.

Aragonite is an appealing and exceptional gemstone that is been unnoticed as compared to other ostentatious stones. However, due to its calm and affable colors, this stone can be used to make simple and pleasant designs. It is believed that Aragonite is familiar to the Earth Goddess, which promotes conservation and recycling traits. Hence, it is considered as a reliable earth healer and grounding stone.

Where is Aragonite found?

Aragonite mainly found in sedimentary environments, where it forms a porous rock. Turkey and Czechoslovakia have that similar environment. Other places include Spain, France, Colorado in USA and Cumbria in England. The substantial material of aragonite crystals is found in horizontal layers.

Healing Properties

Aragonite – the conservationist stone encourages a sense of balance through their Star Clusters and its positive vibes encourage its wearer to be conservative and caring for the earth.

Physical Healing : Aragonite is believed to be the stone of nurturing, which promotes the feelings from the stressful situation to the peaceful environment. Due to the high content of calcium in the composite of aragonite, it helps in the good formation of bones and promotes healthy joints. Touchstone is one of the available forms of aragonite, which can be carried on its wearer.

It is believed that aragonite is excellent while strengthening the immune system of the wearer and converts their living in a healthy one. Hypersensitivity can be reduced with this stone and it also prevents calcium deficiency.

Aragonite is also known as the earth centering stone that helps in transforming stressful energies into the positive earth energy, such as geopathic stress. This stone has a wonderful quality of converting negative energies into positive ones.

This grounding stone has a soothing effect on the wearer’s mood and also persuades a serene way of living. It is believed that aragonite safeguards against nightmares and sleepwalking when it is placed under the pillow. It led the wearer to be confident while dealing with other people.

Emotional Healing : Aragonite is considered as a marble stone, which stands for power and strength. Furthermore, these strengths and powers help the wearer to open their mind to new visions. This stone has the ability to enhance tolerance, trust and insight in one’s life so that he or she can face each and every situation in a good manner.

Emotional wounds, which would be related to the past of the wearer, can be healed with this amazing stone. Increasing positive energies, boosting self-confidence and feelings of self-esteem are some of the major traits of aragonite stone. It let the wearer believe in himself and handle each and every bad situation positively.

This stone is astounding for parents and people who are in tensed relationships, as it relieves stress, emotional fatigue, and annoyance. Aragonite also promotes patience into the wearer’s life, whenever he or she needs it the most.

Certainly, time keeping abilities can be enhanced by this stone for family members as well as at the workplace. Aragonite is used to develop reliability and discipline in people that works excellent at the workplace. Moreover, it also provides mental energy, which is required to meet the professional challenges.

Spiritual Healing : Aragonite crystals are spiritual stones, which are related to the mother earth. Mother Earth helps the wearer to open up and receive those energies that motivate him or her to move forward with their life. Aragonite absorbs all positive energies that exist in the world and provides the flow of healing energy to the wearer.

This wonderful stone works well during the meditation session, as it is considered to elevate vibrations to high spiritual level. Aragonite will provide insight to the wearer for their problems, which helps them to accept bad situations very easily. This stone provides comfort and patience to the wearer when they get inundated with responsibilities.

Heals and Balances Chakra : Aragonite stone is a well known Earth healer and promotes the wearer to conserve precious resources of Earth. This stone works for all the chakras, but particularly it activates Root Chakra. The combination of Earth healer and Root Chakra creates a strong connection between the wearer and the spirituality of Earth.

Aragonite Facts

Some facts about Aragonite

  • Yellow, green, pink and brown colored aragonite stones, also known as Mexican Onyx, and it is largely used in making work of arts and decorative objects.
  • Aragonite gemstone is related to the element of water.
  • Sometimes this stone is used as a gemstone or stalactite forms, which can be cut and polished to create ornamental slabs and beads.
  • The soluble calcium, which is present in the composite of Aragonite, is able to preserve many shell, snail and coral fossils.
  • Aragonite is the primary mineral, which makes up the organic compound such as mother of pearl.
  • One of the major properties of aragonite is that it provides warm to the body of the wearer.
  • Aragonite is also used to fight against the deficiencies in Vitamin A and D. It also combats night shudders and muscle contractions.

Metaphysical Properties

Aragonite is a polymorph of calcite mineral, which has the same chemical composition as calcite and vaterite (CaCO3), but it comprises the different physical structure. At 400°C, aragonite will convert to calcite mineral.

This spectacular stone occurs in compressed, rough and colossal fibrous appearance, which is often twinned and makes a pseudo-hexagonal transparent stone. Aragonite is found in much different practice including small, elongate, translucent stones that are formed in radiating groups. Concretion and stalactites are also common in the composite of aragonite. On the hardness of Moh’s scale, aragonite measures in between 3.5 to 4, although this stone has an imperfect and distinctive cleavage.

Aragonite In News

Aragonite Color

Aragonite crystals fluctuate in color and can be found in many colors such as white, yellowish, red-brown, brown, pale blue, violet and grey. These crystals also comprise transparent appearance.

Aragonite Colors

  • CleavageGood, in one direction, Poor, in two directions
  • Other Names
  • Crystal HabitPseudohexagonal, prismatic crystals, acicular, columnar, globular, reniform, pisolitic, coralloidal, stalactitic, internally banded
  • StreakWhite
  • Refractive Index1.53-1.685
  • DiaphaneityTransparent - Opaque
  • Mohs scale (hardness)3
  • SourcesTurkey, Czechoslovakia, Spain, France, Colorado in USA and Cumbria in England.
  • Chemical formulaCaCO3
  • LustreVitreous
  • ColorColorless, Green, White, Gray, Red, Yellow, Brown, Blue, Violet
  • Chakra HealingRoot or base chakra
  • BirthstoneMarch
  • Zodiacpisces
Write Comments
  • Bane
    Nov 26, 2014, 3:24:17 AM

    This gemstone strengthens the immune system of the wearer. Apart from this it helps in boosting the self-confidence and self-esteem. I want to try other healing powers of this gemstone as I find it suitable for me. Should I try it? Please suggest.

  • Matee
    Dec 29, 2014, 8:48:10 AM

    I feel safistied after reading that one.

  • Gemexi
    Jan 13, 2015, 1:55:32 AM

    In this matter, the gemstone should match with the Zodiac sign of the wearer. So, you should see that first then only act accordingly.

  • John Jacobs
    Apr 11, 2015, 3:40:24 AM

    aragonite reduces stress, emotional fatigue..whenever the wearer needs patience..this gemstone promotes it...i do have this kind of problem...i usually loose my patience..i need to wear this gemstone..should i try it? please suggest...

  • Carla
    Jun 8, 2015, 12:06:40 AM

    there are various shades of Aragonite gemstone. Can anyone suggest me the right one which may suit me. Actually my astrologer has suggested me to wear Aragonite gemstone. Here i got to know there are various hues of it. I am little confused please help me out.

  • bery
    Jan 5, 2016, 1:29:00 AM

    hello! people! i have a deficiency of vitamin D in my body and due to this my bones are really really weak. I'm taking medicine for this but its going up properly.\ni want to ask that do gemstone really heals something. My aunt wear many beautiful stone and she also know many significance of it\n

  • sharon
    Apr 2, 2018, 9:55:36 PM

    I'm a nature lover kind of being and after reading this post, I got to know about a stone which will help me in becoming more concerned towards nature. In love with this...

  • bella jackson
    May 20, 2019, 10:34:11 PM

    Aragonite is really so helpful me in my deficiencies in Vitamin A and D now i surely recommend those who have deficiencies in Vitamin A and D.

  • luzy
    Jun 22, 2019, 12:33:12 AM

    It is so much helpful for my younger child in strengthening his immune system.

  • gionardo
    Aug 11, 2019, 9:44:34 PM

    The healing properties of this stone are so awesome and really so much helpful.

  • Lara
    Sep 25, 2019, 10:58:30 PM

    Lovely healing stone!!

  • Blance
    Dec 2, 2019, 10:17:16 PM

    I like this aragonite stone, I read many time about its healing powers and now I am thinking of trying this stone for me. Let's see how well it works!!

  • Bella
    Jan 2, 2021, 7:30:26 AM

    It is really a stone which works for its wearer it helps in improving the immune system, self confidence and self esteem, it helps in relaxing the stress and emotional fatigue if someone have less patience they should try this stone, I think it will work for them.

    Jan 4, 2021, 8:27:57 AM

    Bella, We appreciate you taking the time to send us this helpful response.

  • Marin
    May 31, 2021, 10:24:29 AM

    I purchased Aragonite garnet earrings, and I loved them! Really fast shipping and just stunned by the stone quality. Thank you for the chakra healing :)

    Jun 1, 2021, 11:26:51 AM

    Hello Marin, Thank you so much for your kind words. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us. We count ourselves lucky for customers like you.

  • Emma
    Jan 28, 2022, 6:55:38 AM

    One of my friends is wearing this stone's jewelry and she found it very beneficial and I am also going to try it.

    Jan 29, 2022, 11:14:51 AM

    Emma, Thankyou for showing interest in our jewelry collection. If you have any query do let us know. We would be happy to assist you again.

  • zahara
    Apr 15, 2022, 10:20:22 AM

    Such a beautiful stone it is, and the jewelry of this stone is so beautiful! I really loved it.


    Thankyou for sharing review. We are glad to know you loved our jewelry collection. We are happy to assist you again..:)

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