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    Astrophyllite VS Arfvedsonite

    Probably one of the most common incorrectly labeled crystals is Arfvedsonite. More times than not, when you look to purchase Astrophyllite you are most likely buying Arfvedsonite. I too have fallen victim to this, so believe me when I say that you are not alone! Seeing these crystals side by side and knowing what coloring to look for will make a huge difference in knowing if you’re looking at Arfvedsonite or Astrophyllite. MOH’s Hardness Astrophyllite: 3-3.5 Arfvedsonite: 5.5-6 Streak: Astrophyllite: Golden yellowish-brown. Arfvedsonite: Dark bluish-gray. Color and Mineral Content: Astrophyllite: Astrophyllite is always a bronze, reddish brown color. You will never find it as blue, silver, or yellow like you…

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    Sponsor the expansion and upgrade of this page.   ★ Metaphysical Properties and Mystic Lore: Arfvedsonite helps you to see things from both sides and to reconcile difficulties. Opening the Crown chakra, it stimulates journeying and assists with energetic downloads. helpful for transitions of all kinds, this is a stone of birth, death, and rebirth. At a mental level, it de-energizes and reconstructs habitual patterns. Arfvedsonite assists well-being by removing energy blockages in the physical or subtle bodies. (Source: Crystal Bible 3) Most of the Astrophyllite sold on the market is actually Arfvedsonite. Chakras: Throat, Third Eye, Crown Hardness: 5.5-6 Pronunciation: ARRF-ved-suh-nyt The photos below are examples. These exact crystals…

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