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This is by no means a complete list of stones and gems.  But it is a small start.  If you have a further interest in this area, I highly recommend "Love is in
the Earth", by Melody.
Alexandrite                            {Astrological sign of Scorpio}
Alexandrite is a variety of Chrysoberyl.  The mineral exhibits the color
green by sunlight and red-violet by artificial light.  This stone has been
used to provide for synthesis between the 3rd eye, heart, and base chakras,
and have produced excellent results in astral travel via the spectrum of
Colo.  Use of these crystals can help one to return to the origin of time
and to connect with the beginning of ones development; this facilitates the
understanding of, and the sensitivity to, that which remains to be learned
and provides for insight into the effortless way to attain higher
realization.  Alexandrite is a rare gemstone regarded as having regenerative
power.  It enhances the rebirth of both the inner and the outer self,
providing impetus to expedite the changing of ones world while producing the
qualities of expansiveness, creativity, and awareness in the realm on
manifestation.  This stone can assist one in centering the self, reinforcing
self-esteem, and augmenting ones ability to experience joy and to both
acknowledge and appreciate the interconnected-ness of all nature.  It can
also be used to facilitate the alignment of the mental, emotional, and
etheric bodies, creating a more balanced emotional state.  In the orient, it
is regarded as a magical gemstone bringing good fortune to its owner.  It
has been used in the treatment of disorders of the spleen, testicles, and
pancreas, and in the regeneration of neurological tissue on the cellular
level.  It has helped to improve dis-eases of the nervous system, to treat
disorders which are associated with leukemia, and to enhance the
assimilation of protein.  Vibrates to the number 5.
Ranges from  almost clear to dark purple.
Ametrine is made from Amethyst and Citrine together.
Spirituality, Enhances energy, Healing, Protection, Intellect, Cleanses the
Aura, Stability, Strength, Invigoration, peace,  Meditation, Psychic
Awareness, Protect against Psychic attack,  Serenity Common sense,
Flexability, Business, Prosperity, new ideas, new beginnings, love, Habits,
Healing Properties:
All healing but these in particular:
Hearing, Skeletal system, Nervous system, Endocrine glands, Digestive
problems, Heart, Stomach, teeth, Cellular disorders, Stress, Anxiety,
Vibrational number 3
Chakras it helps:Crown
Cowrie         {astrological sign of pisces}
Cowrie is a shell from the sea and is recognized as an ancient symbol for
creation, birth, and re-birth.  It is said to inspire the creativity of
excellence, to provide for both intuitive and intellectual control, and to
promote achievement in aesthetic and artistic endeavours.  It has been
reported to be useful in stimulating ones learning and retention
capabilities, to provide initiative to the user to advance in scholarship and
to assist in the recognition of the self as a vehicle for understanding.
The cowrie shell has been used in the are of manifestation and has been said
to bring both good fortune and affluence to the user.  It was used, in
ancient times, by the Native American Coastal Indians to indicate wealth.  It
can be used to enhance fertility, to treat disorders of the reproductive
system, and to aid in the assimilation of iodine, vitamins A and D, calcium,
and magnesium.  Vibrates to the number 1
Howlite           { astrological sign of Gemini}
Howlite is usually in the form of a white stone, that has gray "cracks"
running through it.  There are some versions of Howlite that are a similar
color to Turquoise, those have been dyed.
This mineral can be used to calm communication, to facilitate awareness, and
to encourage  emotional expression.  It tends to combine the power of
reasoning with observation and patience, providing for discernment,
retentive memory and a laudable desire for knowledge, bringing progress
marked with triumph.  It spurs one toward the ambition to reach ones goals
and assists in eliminating hesitation with respect to action.  It dispels
criticalness, cold selfishness, and facetious-ness, bringing both strength
and innocence to immediate confrontations.  It builds an innate decency
within ones character, encouraging those attributes which are the building
blocks to spirituality.  Howlite can be used to eliminate pain, stress, and
rage; hence, it is quite nice to have around.  It can help to lessen
rudeness and boisterousness, and can provide for a reflection of the
offender to the offender.  It discourages impertinent behavior and encourages
subtlety and tact.  This mineral can be useful in balancing calcium levels
in the body, both stimulating increase or decrease dependent upon the area.
It can also be used in the treatment of disorders of the teeth, bone
structure, and soft tissues.  Vibrates to the number 2.
Zodiac:  Cancer, Libra & Scorpio
Chemical Composition: Potassium Aluminum Silicate
Energy: Receptive
Deity: Diana, Selene, Isis, All Lunar Goddesses
Chakra:  Heart
Number:  4
Color:  Pink and Green
Day:  Friday
Direction:  West
Element:  Water
Moonstone comes from India and Australia
Use moonstone for Moon, Earth, Air and Venus Magick
Moonstone is one of the birthstones for June.  Its
color ranges from white to nearly clear, with
refracted colors.  It can be used for all lunar
workings, for intuition, balancing the emotions,
harmonizing with the natural cycles of life and of the
body, psychic perception and wishes.
Moonstone, also called the "Mother Earth Stone", is a
stone of feminine and lunar energy.  It supports the
intuitive (female) side of the user's nature, rather
than the logical, reasoned (male) side.  It is good
for relieving PMS and anxiety, while helping keep the
emotions in balance (wow, wonder stone, right girls).
It aids in attuning with feminine wisdom and with
goddess energy, divination, friendship, romantic love,
beauty, fertility, artistic ability and helps in
remembering good dreams.
Moonstone can ease stings, bites or burns and help in
circulatory disorders.  Sometimes called the travelers
stone, it is used for protection on journeys and is a
talisman for good fortune.  Moonstone can also open
your heart to love.
Moonstone amulets are extremely potent when used by
Cancers.  According to an ancient grimoire of the
magickal arts, placing a moonstone amulet in your
mouth on the night of a full moon will allow you to
see into the future.  Use a moonstone amulet to
attract a soul mate, inspire tender passions or
protect a love.  Carry a moonstone in a charm bag to
attract good luck or prevent nervousness.
(Astrological sign of Saggitarius - Elemental)
Obsidian is a lustrous volcanic glass.  The color range and related names
are varied.
The intrinsic properties of the numerous forms of Obsidian include the
reflection of ones flaws and the promotion of a clear picture of the changes
which are necessary to eliminate the flaws.  The energies of Obsidian
produce very blunt answers, focusing ones inner vision, and, actually,
stimulating a picture or vision of the required course of action.
Obsidian is an excellent grounding stone and provides for a connection from
the base of the spine to the heart of the Earth.  It is an excellent
protective stone, stabilizing internal and external energies and gently
protecting one from that which could bring physical and/or emotional harm.
It provides a shield against negativity, transforming negative vibrations
within an environment.  Carrying/wearing obsidian further disperses those
unloving thoughts which arise from within the self or are directed toward
ones physical form.
It is quite useful in healing, providing both the healer and subject with
clarity with respect to both the cause and the amelioration of the dis-ease.
Vibrates to the number 1
The following types of Obsidian are listed to reflect the inclusion of
additional properties.
Apache Tear
(Astrological sign of Aries)
The Apache Tear, a variety of Obsidian, is volcanic glass and is usually
found in a vitreous form of black, black/clear, black/smokey/clear,
black/mahogony, and, occasionally black.violet or black/green.  The shape is
somewhat spherical with conchoidal markings.  The following properties are in
addition to those of OBSIDIAN.
Apache tear has been traditionally considered to be one of the tears of
Native American women, mourning for the warriors driven from a cliff by the
It has been used to comfort in times of grief; it, metaphorically, "sheds"
the tears for one in times of sorrow, allowing for true understanding of the
distress in order to provide insight and acceptance.  It allows ones comfort
zone to "remain at large".
It provides an energy to stimulate analytical capabilities and precision.
It also promotes a forgiving attitude and a release of grievances which have
been held against another.  The Apache tear stimulates spontaneity and
facilitates the removal of barriers which are self-limiting.
It is said to expel the venom of snakebite.  It can be used to enhance the
assimilation of vitamins C and D, to aid in the elimination of toxins from
the body, and to alleviate muscle spasms.
Vibrates to the number 6.
Black, Gray Brown Obsidian
This Obsidian is, additionally used for "gazing" and to produce sincerity
in action, and insight into future scenes and symptoms.  This Obsidian is
also used in Shamanic ceremonies to aid in the removal of the disorder from
the body; one travels with the Obsidian to the affected area of the body and
visually brings the affectation to the surface, surrounding and transmuting
it into white light.  Black Obsidian, inducing creativity in all endeavors
vibrates to the number 3; Gray Obsidian, inducing tact and cooperation in
all situations, vibrates to the number 2; and, Brown Obsidian, stimulating
initiative and independent thought and action, vibrates to the number 1.
Blue Obsidian
Blue Obsidian is also used for stimulation of the throat chakra, to enhance
ones communication skills, and to assists one in oration, in articulation,
and in the comprehension and pronunciation of new languages.
It has been used in telepathic endeavors to maintain connection with an
object.  It has also been used to increase knowledge and understanding
during the utilization of Tarot Cards, "gazing", and other fortune-telling
attendants.  It is an excellent mineral for astral travel, affording purpose
and direction during same.  It has also been used for protection and for
directional knowledge during physical travel.  It can be used in the
treatment of disorders of the eyes, to assist in speech therapy, to
ameliorate and alleviate pain, and to bring mental clarity during disorders
associated with Alzheimer's dis-ease, schizophrenia, and
multiple-personality confusion.  Vibrates to the number 5.
Blue/Green Obsidian
Blue/Green Obsidian combines the qualities of the Blue Obsidian and the
Green Obsidian and further promotes stimulation of the heart and throat
chakras concurrently to enable one to speak from the heart and to understand
communication with the heart.  It has also been used to assist in energy
transfer during Reiki healing, to increase spiritual awareness via the
creation of balance between the mind, body, and spirit, and to assist one in
gentle communication with others.  In addition, it has been used to assist
in the assimilation of Vitamins A and E, to ameliorate skin disorders, and
to enhance night-vision.  Vibrates to the number 9.
Electric-Blue Sheen Obsidian
Electric Blue Sheen Obsidian a black Obsidian which contains a radiance of
electric-blue, ranging from a powder blue [sometimes with a powder pink] to
a deep indigo blue.  It is an excellent stone for "gazing" and for
"journeying".  It has also been applied extensively in many of the lay-outs
which have been reported within the text of this guidebook.  Used alone, it
further assists one in accessing the bases of any difficulties which one is
experiencing.  It emits an energy conductive to balance the energy fields
[personal and those with which one experiences contact] and to assist in the
suspension of actions which are ineffectual and/or unavailing.  In "gazing"
activities it has been applied to the shamanic and healing arts, providing
for the recognition of the areas within the emotional, physical, and/or
intellectual bodies which are creating dysfunctional events/conditions.  It
further acts to cleanse the mind of contrary and discussing thoughts of the
self and of others, assisting in the promotion of patience and tolerance.
"Electric-Blue", configured into spherical formations has served to enhance
the activities of "gazing" and "journeying"; the energy transfer, being
simultaneously in all directions, has facilitated the trance state, and has
enhanced all activities associated with psychic communication, astral
travel, future-telling, and past-life ascension.  It has also promoted a
direst access to communication with those of other planetary realms,
providing for a direct link to those which whom one *needs* contact.  It is
an excellent 3rd eye stone, stimulating visionary experiences and providing
for the activation and energizing of the 3rd eye chakra.  It assists one in
traveling deeply within the inner being and in maintaining the depth while
integrating the myriad of visual images which are made available.  It
assists the energy from the 3rd eye to be transported throughout the body,
producing an intuitive understanding of the complete cellular structure.
"Electric-blue" stimulates intuition and enhances awareness.  It provides
for freedom in accessing pre-determined sites during astral travel and
assists one in both lucid dreaming and dream recall.  It is an excellent
grounding stone [when consciously applied to that purpose].  It has also
been applied to the amplification of the auric field, and, via testing with
Kirlian photography, has been shown to increase the range and to both
intensify and brighten the energies.  It can be used in the application of
radionic techniques, enhancing the attunement of the radionics operator and
the subject, and enabling the user to more easily recognize the response.
Used as a pendulum, during diagnostic research, the energy of the mineral
acts to interfere with the energy of the user and indicates the areas which
are involved, as well as, the problems which are implicated [the recognition
of the problems is usually expedient].  At this time, spherical
configurations have been used primarily in all applications, the smaller
pieces of the mineral, when fashioned for the 3rd eye and additional chakra
locations, also work quite well.  Jewelry has also been created which
includes the "Electric-Blue" - wearing the mineral assists one in
maintaining a protective field which not only shields one from negativity,
but also transforms any negativity to either a positive "thing" or to that
which is both meaningless and harmless.  The mineral is of immense benefit
in furthering the receptivity of the subject during healing exercises.  It
has been used in the treatment of disorders of spinal alignment and to
ameliorate the arrangement of impaired vertebrae.  It has been used in the
treatment of circulatory disorders, to disseminate and disperse growths, to
ameliorate toxicity, to enhance and strengthen the structure of the veins,
and to allay spasmodic conditions.  It can also be used to improve the
eyesight; an elixir, taken internally, is recommended for this application.
"Electric-Blue" is currently being applied to deficient immune systems and
dysfunctional cellular structures.  Vibrates to the number 7.
Gold Sheen Obsidian
(Astrological sign of Sagittarius)
Gold Sheen Obsidian is also used for "gazing" and acts to provide
information concerning the "root" of the problem or situation.  The energy
seems to pierce the outer layers of a problem, allowing for the heart of the
problem to become evident.  This mineral also assists in producing a
definition of the bases for ones path of action.  It is an excellent vehicle
for "gazing", usually used by those advanced in the Shamanic and healing
arts.  Gold Sheen Obsidian allows one to attain communion with the source of
all being.  It emits energy to prompt one to allow beauty to come forth from
the inner being as one travels in and through the world of experiences
accessed via the sheen.  The energy can further be used to balance the
energy fields and to assist one in the elimination of ego conflicts and
feelings of futility.  Gold Sheen Obsidian also reflects that which is
needed in ones life; it does not *give* that which is needed but, instead,
provides insight to the avenues available which could bring fruition to
those needs.  Vibrates to the number 9.
Green Obsidian
(Astrological sign of Gemini)
Green Obsidian stimulates the heart chakra and provides for cleansing of the
area, removing not only extraneous matter and "muddiness", but also gently
removing the "hook-up" cords of others.  The relief from the removal of
these cords can provide for an openness and state of well-being that is
likened to euphoria.  It also protects the holder from future "hook-ups" and
re-directs the cords to an endless vessel filled with white light.  It can
be used in the treatment of disorders associated with the heart and gall
bladder.  Vibrates to the number 5.
Mahogany Obsidian
(Astrological sign of Libra)
It can be used to stimulate growth of the physical, emotional, intellectual,
and spiritual centers, and to provide strength in times of need.  It further
provides vitality to ones lifework and/or to the fulfillment of ones
aspirations.  It can also be used in the elimination of energy blockages and
to assist in the relief of tension.         Vibrates to the number 4.
Purple Obsidian
(Astrological sign of Virgo)
Deep purple Obsidian, additionally, enhances the growth of the spiritual
self and provides for spiritual awareness during participation in the
activities which occur on the earth plane.  It is sometimes found as a sheen
occurring with the black Obsidian.  It stimulates clairvoyance and encourages
introspection.  It provides for a connectedness between the intellect and
the intuition, allowing for adequacy in communication of that which is
experienced.  It opens and activates the crown chakra while providing for
grounding via the innate connection to the center of the earth, thus
providing a euphoric energy during the meditative state.     Vibrates to the
number 8.
Purple Sheen Obsidian
(Astrological sign of Sagittarius)
Purple Sheen Obsidian is also good for "gazing" and acts to provide
information concerning the "root" of the problem or situation.  The energy
seems to pierce the outer layers of a problem, allowing for the heart of the
problem to become evident.
This mineral also assists in producing a definition of the bases for ones
path of action.  It is an excellent vehicle for "gazing", usually used by
those advanced in the Shamanic and healing arts.  Purple Sheen Obsidian
assists in bringing one toward the enlightened state and to assist one in
seeing beyond the immediate reality.  It tends to fill ones mind with
clarity and brings the mechanisms of psychic ability to initiation and
This mineral had been used to stimulate clarity for mental accomplishments
and to assist in removal of apprehension and confusion.  It has been used in
the treatment of Alzheimer dis-ease and to reduce the stress related to
daily living.    Vibrates to the number 5.
Rainbow Obsidian
(Astrological sign of Libra)
Rainbow Obsidian bring light and love to ones life, allowing for the
recognition of the spiritual side of ones nature.  It is also used for
"gazing", especially in the areas of love matters, relationships, and total
development of ones etheric and physical forms.  It is a "stone of
pleasure", bringing gratification and enjoyment to ones life.
Vibrates to the number 2.
Red Obsidian
(Astrological sign of Leo)
Red Obsidian also stimulates physical energy and provides for a balancing of
the male/female energies.  It further enhances the stability in ones
physical attributes and brings validity to ones being.  It provides for an
endowment of the richness of change, seeking to attract gentleness and to
awaken dormant qualities.  It can be used in the treatment of disorders of
the blood and spleen.  Vibrates to the master number 55.
Red and Black Obsidian
(Astrological sign of Sagittarius)
The combination of the colors red and black in this form of Obsidian stirs
the flame of the spirit to initiate the raise of the Kundalini.  It also
provides for vitality and virility and brings a connected-ness to the
"brotherhood" of humanity, eliminating the need to perceive oneself as an
individual and/or as a unique unit of consciousness.  This further allows
for both the expansion of ones identity and the creation of the "Life you
would love to live".  It can be used in the treatment of fever and chills.
Vibrates to the number 3.
Red, Black and Snowflake Obsidian
(Astrological sign of Sagittarius)
This Obsidian combines the qualities of the Red, Black and the Snowflake
Obsidian, and further acts to bring automatic grounding during meditation,
to open the crown chakra, to stabilize the movement of the Kundalini, and to
enhance ones energy fields.  It produces a softness to ones activities and
to ones communication to the self and to others.  It has also been used in
the treatment of disorders of the skin, blood and the ears.  It further has
been used to ameliorate inflexibility of bones.  Vibrates to the number 1.
Silver Sheen Obsidian
(Astrological sign of Sagittarius)
Silver Sheen Obsidian is also used for "gazing" and acts to provide
information concerning the "root" of the problem or situation.  The energy
seems to pierce the outer layers of a problem, allowing for the heart of the
problem to become evident.  This mineral also assists in producing a
definition of the bases for ones path of action.  It is an excellent vehicle
for "gazing", usually used by those advanced in the Shamanic and healing
arts.  Silver Sheen Obsidian assists in bringing one "the advantage"
throughout life.  It can also be used as a mirror to the soul, one to
stimulate seeing the self as the others see you.  That which is seen is not
always complementary, but can always be utilized, by the aware individual,
to guide one to further refinement and progression of ones personal
actualization.  It enhances patience and perseverance in the tasks chosen
and allows one to understand the underlying reasons for the tasks.  Silver
Sheen Obsidian also produces a very strong connection between the physical
and astral bodies, assuring that one may always "come home".  Vibrates to
the number 2.
Snowflake Obsidian
(Astrological sign of Virgo)
It allows one to recognize the unnecessary patterns which remain in ones
life and to re-design ones thought patterns to provide relief from undesired
conditions.  It assists one in actualizing the serenity of the isolated
state, when isolation is manifested, stimulating the surrender to the
totality of the meditative state and further promoting a sensitivity to the
most vital powers in the universe - love and beauty.  It is a "stone of
purity", bringing both purity and balance to the body, mind and spirit.  It
can be used in the treatment of disorders of the veins and the skeletal
structure.  It can also be used to smooth the skin [an elixir is recommended
and to clear the eyes.  Vibrates to the number 8.
Onyx                   {Astrological sign of Leo}
Onyx is an excellent stone for initiating the modes of centering and
alignment of the total person with the higher powers.  It can also be used
to banish grief, to enhance self-control, to stimulate the powers of wise
decision-making, and to encourage happiness and good fortune.  It helps one
to absorb, from the universe, those energies which are needed.
It can be used to cleanse the intuitive receivers such as that one may feel
the connection to the whole while continuing to be aware of the many
opportunities available for use of intuitive guidance.
It also furthers the quality of sentience of the instincts, helping one to
both see and feel the guidance.
Onyx can also help one to see the duality of ones nature and to synthesize
the yin and yang into the whole.  It can be used to provide glimpses of that
which lies "beyond", while providing for activation of the memory with
respect to ones "roots" and reality.  It further helps one to follow the
path alone, promoting the recognition of personal strengths and assisting
one in the understanding of the reality of the moment.  It helps one to
become the master of ones own future.
It is used in the treatment of disorders of the bone marrow, soft tissue
structure and the feet.
Vibrates to the number 6
Petrified Wood
    Petrified wood is an ancient wood which has been replaced and
hardened by another mineral. The two minerals usually involved in the
displacement activities are agate and quartz. Petrified bog is an
ancient wood which has first become a bog prior to petrification.
    The 'agatized wood' exhibits properties of agate and chalcedony in
addition to providing access to past lives via meditation with the
stone. 'Silicified wood' is the one replaced by a form of quartz.
    It should also be noted that some forms of agatized and silicified
wood are also opalized.
    Silicified wood can assist in the removal of trifling annoyances
bringing one to the actions required to eliminate the situation. It can
also aid in the elimination of worries concerning those things of
importance, bringing with it the motto to 'change what you can, and
worry not about the rest'.
     It provides strength in all areas of ones life and is also a
for grounding.
     It provides access to, and explicit information concerning
past-lives; this action is furthered via meditation with the stone.
     Silicified wood can be used in the treatment of athrophied
portions of the body, paralysis, and disfunctional ambulatory
     It can be used to strengthen the back and to provide alignment to
the skeletal structure of the body. It can aid in the treatment of
hearing loss and incontinence, and to eliminate odors uncommon to ones
     It also provides support to one who is coming through the crisis
period of a disease; it provides insight into why the suffering has
occurred and into the lessons which can be learned and, hence never
Stone for all astrological signs.
Healing, amplify energy, store energy, Clarity of thought, Harmony,
reflection, placed on heart helps restore self love and self acceptance,
purification, protects against radiation, wisdom, emotional release,
Meditation, helps balance both hemispheres of the brain, helps one to
recognize the cause of a dis-ease, Protection,
Thyroid and Parathyroid glands, respiratory system, sore throat, Thymus,
Immune system, Galandular swellings, Fever, Pain relief, kidneys, digestive
problems, bladder infections.
Vibration number = 4
Sunstone is a form of Oligoclase [a type of Feldspar] and cystallises in the
form of masses and tabular crystals.  The color range includes gray green,
yellow, brown, orange, pink, peach, and red.  Sunstone, usually, shows
brilliant reflection due to inclusions [usually goethite or hematite].
This mineral can be used to both clear and energize the chakras.  It can
also provide for a brightening of the chakras, allowing one to exhibit a
floral freshness and a feeling of being "squeaky clean".  It assists in
gently removing the "hook-ups" which have infiltrated the energy centers,
returning them to the source after surrounding them with both love and
positive energy. It can be used to dissipate fearfulness to alleviate
stress, and to increase vitality.  It has been used to encourage
independence and originality and to provide "luck" in games.  In ancient
Greece, it was thought to represent the Sun God, bringing life and abundance
to those fortunate enough to carry/wear it.  It was often used as an
ornamental on goblets and plates and was believed to counteract poison and
to produce strength.  In ancient India, it was believed to provide
protection from the destructive forces of the other realms.  Sunstone is
quite helpful with chronic sore throats.  It has been used to reduce stomach
tension and to relieve ulcers.  It can also be used in the treatment of
cartilage problems so often suffered by athletes.  It was used by ancients
for rheumatism [one sits in the sun surrounded by a circle of Sunstone];
aching feet and spinal problems were also relieved by physical contact with
a large specimen.
Vibrates to the number 1
Colour range: colourless to blue or purple
Chakra: 3rd eye, crown
Star sign: Sagittarius, Gemini, Libra.
Vibrational number:2
Communication, psychic power, visions, decisions,  protection, magickal
Star signs: Aries, Aquarius
Vibrational number: 9
Chakras: all
Helps to "sort things out" in mind, calming, mental attunement, memory,
originality, dispels heat from body, balancing Yin Yang energies, magnetic
qualities, focusing, negativity, peace, happiness, love, meditation,
grounding, clarity.
Tiger eye:
comes in Red, Brown, Gold, Cream, Black and Blue
Star sign of Capricorn
Grounding, Earth energies, Meditation, Clarity, Intelligence, Brings order
to cluttered thought patterns, Psychic abilities, emotional discipline,