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.
The noteworthy localities where Serandite is found are Japan, Australia, Canada, USA, New Mexico, Namibia, South Africa, Guinea, Russia and Italy.
The beneficial properties of Serandite:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some facts about Serandite
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.
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.