Compassionate Communication

Contact angels and the angelic realms.

Heighten your awareness and intuition.

Speak your truth without fear or anger.

Release pain and find spiritual strength.

Let Angelite bring you sweet serenity.

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Healing Properities of Angelite

Spiritual: Angelite has an exceptionally high vibration and is one of the best stones for compassion.  It sings of peace and helps us to see every person as a dear friend who deserves the very best.  Angelite encourages us to be involved in community-building, both accepting newcomers and strengthening existing bonds of affection.  It asks us to believe that community and world peace is possible and that each individual has a role to play.  Angelite heightens our communication skills and perception levels, both spiritually and in normal conversations.  In the spiritual realm, Angelite helps us to sense our guardian angels and to consciously communicate with the angelic realm.  It improves all forms of channeling and telepathic communication.  It also helps us to better understand astrology, numerology, tarot, and other spiritual tools.  Angelite is highly recommended for reiki practitioners and other spiritual healers who seek to be an instrument of peace.  Angelite is attuned to the Throat, Third Eye and Crown Chakras and linked to the astrological sign of Aquarius. It is connected to the element of Wind and vibrates to the number 1.

Emotional: Angelite has a gentle yet strong vibration that brings immense tranquility.  It reduces anger and fear and increases our emotional intelligence.  It alleviates pain and confusion, especially when caused by acts of cruelty.  Angelite helps us to understand why cruel behavior happens and to have compassion for the person acting cruelly.  However, Angelite also helps us to understand the affect cruelty has on ourselves and others, and to protect the innocent and hold the right people accountable for their actions.  It encourages us to forgive, but not to be blind.  Angelite teaches us to cultivate true peace, rather than “keeping the peace” while allowing bad behavior to continue.  It is extremely helpful when dealing with narcissists or their enablers.  Angelite helps us to accept what can’t be changed, while also making sure that we are setting ourselves up for peace and success.  If we have been badly hurt, Angelite helps us to recognize those good people and healing activities that will restore our heart to peace.  

Mental: Angelite helps us to communicate in a clear and concise manner.  It is particularly good for diplomacy or when working in diverse groups.  It helps us to discuss issues calmly and rationally, while also taking into account the emotional needs of each person.  It is an exceptionally excellent stone to bring to peace talks and for problem-solving issues in our community.  Angelite is also a sweet stone for dream work.  It can help us remember and understand the hidden messages in our dreams, as well as to encourage lucid dreaming.  Angelite is a wonderful talisman for mathematicians and math students.  It helps us to understand symbols and abstract thoughts in a logical and consistent manner. 

Physical: Angelite is a very soothing stone when we feel anxious or depressed because of a serious injury or illness.  Angelite helps us to communicate about our feelings and to seek comfort in healthy ways.  It is especially good for people who tend to emotionally-eat and then struggle with weight-gain as a result.  Angelite validates our feelings and validates our need for appropriate comfort.  Angelite is recommended after chemotherapy or other major healthcare events, to help us trust in the healing processes meant to restore us to health.  It is also recommended when we have lost, temporarily or permanently, sensory perceptions such as sight or hearing and feel understandably scared or demoralized.  Angelite is a lovely talisman when we have broken bones or our joints are rigid from arthritis.  It encourages us to gently move and to slowly regain a greater range of motion.  Angelite asks us to trust in miracles and in modern medicine.  Most of all, Angelite asks us to trust in our own ability to adapt and find peace no matter what happens.

Always use wisdom when considering crystal therapies for healing.

Mineralogy of Angelite

Mineral Family: Sulfates

Raw Angelite
Raw Angelite, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico

Chemical Composition: Ca[SO4]
Cleavage: Perfect
Color: Blue
Crystal System: Monoclinic
Form/Habit: Prismatic to tabular
Fracture: Very brittle
Gravity: 2.9-2.98
Hardness: 3.5
Luminescence: Yellowish-white (long wave) / Blueish-white (short wave)
Luster: Waxy
Streak: White
Transparency: Opaque

Location: The best Angelite deposits are found in Mexico and Peru. Additional deposits are located in Britain, Egypt, Germany, Libya, and Poland.

Mineral Family: Angelite is soft blue Anhydrite, which is a Sulfate mineral. Sulfates are a group of minerals whose crystal structure has four Oxygen atoms forming a square with a Sulfur atom in the center. There are approximately 200 types of Sulfates, with Gypsum and Baryte being very common and the rest being quite rare. One of these rare varieties is Anhydrite, which is essentially, Gypsum which has had all of the water leeched out of it. Anhydrite may be colorless, white, pink, blue, violet, brown, red, or grey. The pale blue variety is called Angelite.

Associated Minerals: Howlite

Formation: Angelite is blue Anhydrite, a type of mineral which is created when Gypsum loses water. Anhydrite is commonly found in evaporate deposits, especially salt deposits, where it forms in coarse crystalline blocks. Individual crystals are rare, and when found are typically tabular. While colorless and brown Anhydrite is fairly common, blue Anhydrite (Angelite) is much more rare.

Mining: Typically commercially mined in primary deposits at evaporation deposits, Anhydrite is used for fertilizers and as a drying agent in paints.

Enhancements: All Angelites on the market are natural, enhanced only through tumbling, cutting, and polishing.

Synonym: Blue Anhydrite

Map courtesy of TravelBlog
Photos: Rough Angelite

History of Angelite

Angelite is a relatively “new” healing stone whose healing properties have only recently been explored. It was discovered in Peru in 1987 and its metaphysical properties were first explored later that year during the Harmonic Convergence, the world’s first globally synchronized meditation event.

1987 Harmonic Convergence, Medicine Wheel. Stoney Indian Reserve, Canada


Photos: Harmonic Convergence


Ethically Sourced Angelite



The Miners tumble and polish their own stock.

The Miners sells directly to Moonrise Crystals. 

Moonrise Crystals sells directly to you.






The Supply Chain

The Supply Chain is exceptionally short and clean.

The Mine and Lapidary are located in the same country.

The Mine and Lapidary are owned by the same family.



The Mine

This Angelite comes from a small family-owned mine in southern Peru.  

It causes only minor environmental damage and has safe conditions for workers. 

Learn More: Ethical Mining


The Lapidary

This Angelite was polished in Lima, Peru.    

The business is owned by a pair of brothers, one manages the mine, while the other manages the lapidary.

Factory workers have safe conditions and are paid fairly.

The business is also the direct-importer & sells exclusively at large gem shows.

Learn More: Ethical Lapidary


Sourcing Relationship

I first met the owner of the mine and lapidary in 2014 at the Gem and Mineral Show in Tucson, Arizona.  At that time, he was set up with a single table and the only major Gem Show he attended was in Tucson.  While most lapidaries sell their tumbled stone in pre-packaged bags by the pound or kilo, this seller allowed me to cherry pick through his stock and buy only the best.  Since then, his spot in Tucson has expanded to four tables under a tent and he now sells at two of the major European shows.  It has been fun to watch our businesses grow.     

In 2018, I asked the owner if he would be willing to help connect me with a rural school in Peru near his mine.  I told him that I wanted to “give back” to the communities that provided these beautiful crystals.  He was pleased by my request and later that year introduced me to the principle of a suitable Peruvian school.  We hope to begin supporting this school in the 2021-2022 school year.

Safe Handling of Angelite


What You’ll Receive: A 100% natural Angelite

Selection Process: The stone I select for you will be carefully chosen for its beauty and appeal.  If combined with other stones, I always take time to choose stones that look and feel good together.

Origin: Peru

Polishing Method: Polished by hand, one stone at a time. Each stone is unique and minor variations are what makes them beautiful.


  • Color: Light blue
  • Polish: Shiny and completely smooth
  • Quality: A
  • Shape: Rounded
  • Size: Average size varies.
    • Large is 1 in / 25 mm
    • Small is .75 in / 19 mm
  • Transparency: Opaque
  • Weight: Average weight varies.
    • Large is 0.7 oz / 20 g / 99 carats
    • Small is 0.4 oz / 11 g / 56 carats
  • Shipping: Next business day – Domestic First Class averages 3-7 days.  International First Class averages 2-3 weeks.


  1. Shaneese D. (Virginia)

    Wonderful! Super fast shipping and beautiful crystals!

  2. Prime S. (Hong Kong)

    High vibe, high energy and perfect for connecting to the spirits and the angelic realms.

  3. Rebekah M. (Colorado)

    So beautiful, I love it!

  4. Elizabeth B. (Oregon)

    I received my crystals, and they’re lovely. I always love ordering from you and am so delighted by what you send.

  5. Michelle V. (Georgia)


  6. Andrea P. (New Jersey)

    Lovely stone- arrived carefully packed

  7. Kayla M. (Kansas)

    I have received the package and appreciate the included tea and information! Love my new stones!

  8. Eryn S. (Washington)

    thank you for all the beautiful crystals, they all connected with me in some way and they all truly do look so nice together as well. It makes me really relieved knowing the ethical practices you hold as well because I feel that makes the crystals so much more positive and the energy seems so pure.

  9. Michelle V. (Georgia)

    Angelite, thank you!

  10. Lindsay W. (Indiana)

    Lovely stones. A return customer. Im sure I will be back.

  11. Audrey R. (New Jersey)

    I’m in love with the Angelite! It truly helps me with sleep, I can’t believe it!

  12. Katelyn L. (Michigan)

    It’s so perfectly round and egg-like! Angelite is my favorite crystal, and this captures all the beauties that captured my heart. It has the prettiest twinkle in the sunlight definitely ordering from this shop again, I’m extremely impressed.

  13. Gina M. (New York)

    Very pretty stone. Such a beautiful stone. So happy!

  14. Mecca F. (California)

    Great seller!!! Very nice!!!!!

  15. Michelle V. (Georgia)

    Beautiful, thank you!

  16. Austin S. (Pennsylvania)

    good vibes!!

  17. Kathy E. (South Australia)

    Beautiful. Fast postage.

  18. Linda S. (New York)

    PERFECTION! *10*stars great information-fastest mail ever! INTEGRITY! SPIRITUAL!

  19. Jeff W. (Kentucky)

    Great Transaction! Fast Shipping! Wonderful product! Repeat Customer!

  20. Jennifer G. (California)

    All of these stones are so beautiful and they all have such a unique and vibrant energy! I am completely obsessed with them and they will be treasured and loved for a long time! Thank you for all that you do to provide the BEST quality crystals ever!

  21. Tanya N. (California)

    It was such a delight when I received my precious gemstones. Always fast shipping and wonderful service. 🙂

  22. Katanya P. (New York)

    My package arrived in mint condition!! The stones are BEAUTIFUL & SMOOTH, Thanks

  23. Esther K. (Illinois)

    Came nicely packaged. The stone is in beautiful baby blue, and I love how soft and smooth it is.

  24. Kimberly B. (New Mexico)

    Just received our Angelite!! With a sweet note from Julie, and a little surprise, some local tea ???? I HIGHLY recommend shopping here! Aloha Julie ????

  25. Patty H. (Illinois)

    beautiful stone! love it!

  26. Taylor R. (Texas)

    Absolutely beautiful angelite. And absolutely wonderful customer service, as always, from Julie. She is so kind and so quick!

  27. Janet M. (Michigan)

    Arrived quickly very nice

  28. Matthew W. (U.S. Virgin Islands)

    Wonderful service and always enjoy shopping here.. 🙂

  29. Renee C. (California)

    WOW!!! I just got your crystals in the mail today when I got home from work. They are truly outstanding!!! I am so glad I took your advice. Their energy is just so incredible. Thank you SO much for your quality and choosing just the right ones for me. I will definitely be buying from you again.

  30. Tammy W. (Iowa)

    Lovely stomes! Will order again!

  31. Aviva N. (Maryland)

    Beautiful and Julie is awesome!!

  32. Lynn K. (Michigan)

    Thank you for the high quality crystals

  33. Ilona S. (Connecticut)

    Very pleased! Thanks!

  34. Lisa W. (Maryland)

    This is breathtaking and beautiful

  35. Susie C. (Michigan)

    Such a beautiful stone. So happy!

  36. Joseph C. (Australian Capital Territory)

    Highly recommended thank you.

  37. Yaser A. (New York)

    Wonderful seller, will definitely purchase again. Thank you

  38. Vince M. (Colorado)

    Very nice stone – thanks for letting me know it is soft!

  39. Jeanne M. (New Jersey)

    great transaction! SUPER-FAST shipping! High Quality……Seller is A+++

  40. Lara T. (Texas)

    Very pretty angelite. I received my order in record time…great service from this shop!!

  41. Christine F. (Illinois)

    Beautiful crystals, wonderful communication, a true pleasure! Thanks so much!

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