Auralite 23 is a essentially a variety of Amethyst which is a Tectosilicate mineral. While Amethyst is the main mineral in Auralite 23, as the name indicates there can be up to 23 distinct minerals found as inclusions within this stone. The average Auralite 23 crystal contains anywhere from 4-17 of the following minerals: Ajoite, Bornite, Cacoxenite, Chalcopyrite, Copper, Covellite, Epidote, Geothite, Gilalite, Gold, Hematite, Iron, Lepidocrosite, Limonite, Magnetite, Nickel, Platinum, Pyrite, Pyrolusite, Rutile, Sphalerite, Silver, and Titanite.
Some people may scoff at metaphysical names. They may instead prefer to call this stone Amethyst (with inclusions), Amethyst with Hematite, etc. From an ethical sourcing perspective, however, the name can be useful because it identifies a particular type of Amethyst at a specific location. It is also sometimes referred to as Thunderbay Amethyst.
Auralite 23’s energy works well with its family – other Tectosilicate minerals. Try it in combination with Citrine, Prasiolite, Quartz, Rose Quartz, Smoky Quartz, and Super Seven.