Serandite - Color, Facts, Power, Mythology, History and Myths

Serandite Last updated : March 30, 2020 7:04 AM

A simple and beautiful crystal believed to support harmony, Serandite is a rare pink colored gemstone. The vibrations and energy of this stone encourage acceptance and tolerance, and the loving energy of Serandite promotes connectivity with the divine.

Serandite is a very famous mineral, which was first discovered in Quebec, Canada at Mt. Saint-Hilaire. The stone has been named after a mineral collector, J.M. Serand, who assisted in the discovery of Serandite in 1931.

Serandite is considered a prized collector's stone, used more or less exclusively as a mineral variety or because of its metaphysical properties.  

Where is Serandite found?

The noteworthy localities where Serandite is found are Japan, Australia, Canada, USA, New Mexico, Namibia, South Africa, Guinea, Russia and Italy.

Healing Properties

The beneficial properties of Serandite:

  • Physical Healer

Serandite is mainly considered great for helping in the assimilation of calcium and manganese in the body. It also balances the level of sodium in the body.

  • Emotional Healer

Serandite is an exceptional crystal for lightening the effects of dissatisfaction and aggravation. It assists in overcoming jealousy, resentment, and vengefulness. It dispels the feeling of being jealous of other’s success and happiness.  It understands the reasons behind one’s emotions and understands the feelings thereby alleviating worries.  It reduces the anguish of people who are hypersensitive and also solves misunderstandings between loved ones.

  • Spiritual Healer

Serandite gives way to the thoughts and emotions of the wearer to be expressed clearly. It defines one’s goals and balances the intellectual and emotional bodies in assisting each other. It manifests the more spiritual and higher paths one’s life. Serandite helps in guiding others by allowing them to understand what is wrong and what is right.

  • Heals and Balances Chakra

Serandite is associated with healing of the sacral and the base chakra. It focuses on the universal life force and brings balance to the life by solving the complexities of the modern lifestyle.

The sacral chakra is positioned below the navel and is considered to be the gravitational centre of the body that controls the flow of energy from the mind to the body and vice-versa. An unbalanced sacral chakra enhances depression, frustration, sexual desires, and one’s dependency on others. 

The root or the base chakra is situated at the bottom of the spinal cord. It is the place where kundalini energy of the person rests. The imbalance of root chakra makes the person feel lethargic, disconnected from the truth, and aloof from others. It leads to low level of activity and less enthusiasm towards life. The balanced base chakra regains the strength of the body making it spontaneous and full of stamina.  

Serandite Facts

Some facts about Serandite

  • A few minutes of meditation with Serandite in hands gives a relaxing massage to the mind.
  • Serandite is believed to honour the Greek Goddess of Home and Hearth called Hestia. She is also the goddess of peace, security, and tranquillity.
  • As a Feng Shui amulet, Serandite utilises fire energy, which is believed to bring warmth, passion, and zeal in the house or the area wherever it is kept.

Metaphysical Properties

Serandite is a complex silicate mineral, which commonly occurs in prismatic crystals in square shapes. The elongated formation of Serandite is formed generally with various rare minerals or Pectolite. The diaphaneity of Serandite is from transparent to translucent, displaying a silky lustre patterned with white streaks.  All these qualities make this gemstone look distinct from the others.

The hardness of Serandite is 5 to 5.5 on the Moh’s scale, and it has a perfect cleavage that makes it worthwhile of being transformed into jewellery and gem pieces.

Serandite at a Glance

Cleavage Perfect on {001} and {100}
Other Names Sérandit
Crystal Habit None
Streak White
Refractive Index "nα = 1.668 nβ = 1.671 nγ = 1.703"
Diaphaneity Transparent, Translucent
Moh's scale (hardness) 5 to 5.5
Sources Mont Saint-Hilaire in Quebec, Canada
Chemical formula Na(Mn,Ca)2Si3O8(OH)
Lustre Vitreous to greasy; fibrous aggregates are dull to silky
Color Salmon-pink, light pink, rose-red, orange, brown, black, or colorless
Chakra Healing Root or base chakra, Sacral chakra

Serandite Color

The color of Serandite ranges from pale peach to peach-pink to orange to reddish-pink. The pink color of Serandite is very unusual and is found in very few minerals around the world. The color of Serandite is more salmon than being exactly pink, which is because of the significant amount of manganese ions in it.  Sometimes Serandite has also been found in colors, like brown and red, and often colorless too.

Serandite Colors


Amazing gemstone… perfect hue, powers and properties… I like it
Reply on 5/11/14
Yeah Eli, Serandite is the best gemstone that is well composed of various powers and properties. Before going for it you should consult with your astrologer as he reads the horoscope of the wearer and suggest him a suitable gemstone to wear.
Reply on 15/11/14
Serandite does not specifically suit any zodiac and is not a birthstone. So, how can a person opt for this charm? Please suggest as I really want to try its healing properties and powers.
Reply on 21/11/14
you may match your needs with the features of this talisman...if these get matched hen you may tune get off the confusion....ask firstly your astrologer... he will guide you a perfect way...
Reply on 15/4/15
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Reply on 27/5/15
I had go through the Serandite healing properties and it seems to be beneficial for me.
Reply on 28/7/19
I like the way you cover every point about all the healing stones. It becomes easy for all to getting knowledge.
Reply on 12/11/19
I am always mad about your jewelry from starting. It always gives a smile on my face. thanks a lot gemexi.
Reply on 6/1/20

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