Description: Angelite is a lovely baby blue gemstone crystal. Some specimens are fluorescent under a UV light. Ordinarily the colors are white, gray, colorless, blue, or even violet.
History: This stone is formed from Celestite which was compressed over millions of years. It was originally named Anhydrite but was renamed Angelite after a recent rediscovery.
Location: Angelite occurs in a variety of areas in the world. Mexico and Peru are commonplace for this crystal gemstone. It has also been found in Germany and in the U.S. in New Mexico.
Folklore/Metaphysical: Angelite is said to facilitate strength and stamina development. It is also noted to be a communication stone which can bring serenity, inner peace, and a sense of calm.
Care: The use of tepid water with a mild soap may be used to clean this stone. Do not soak in water or use chemicals or strong cleaners as it may damage this lovely gemstone. Angelite has a hardness of 3.5 which makes it a rather soft stone which could scratch or be damaged by other stones. Please store in a soft cloth or jewelry bag.