Aragonite, Brown

Calm Strength

Concentrate on whatever is most important in your life.

See the root cause of a situation and how to resolve it.

Feel grounded during stressful times or while healing.

Be patient and forgiving towards yourself and others.

Let Brown Aragonite bring deep peace to your heart!

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Mineralogy of Brown Aragonite

Aragonite

Red Aragonite Crystals (Morocco)

Mineral Family: Carbonites

Chemical Composition: Ca[CO3]
Cleavage: Distinct
Color: Brown; can also be white, gray, yellow, red, green, and blue
Crystal System: Orthorhombic
Form/Habit: Prismatic, acicular
Fracture: Subchonchoidal, brittle
Gravity: 2.94
Hardness: 3.5-4
Luminescence: Yellowish-white (long wave) / Blueish-white (short wave)
Luster: Vitreous
Streak: White
Transparency: Transparent to opaque

Location: Deposits of fine Aragonite crystals are found in the Czech Republic and Mexico. Additional deposits are located in Austria, Bahamas, England, Greece, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Japan, Morocco, Namibia, Peru, Pakistan, Russia, Scotland, Spain, Turkey, and the United States (Colorado, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, and South Dakota).

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Mineral Family: Aragonite is a Carbonate mineral. Carbonates are an important part of the Earth’s crust and are found in sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks. Carbonates are minerals which contain the carbonate group CO3 as their basic structural unit. They form in a trigonal system with one carbon atom centrally located between 3 oxygen atoms. While there are over 70 types of Carbonate minerals, the most common are Dolomite, Siderite, and Calcite. Aragonite is a relatively rare stone which is chemically identical to Calcite. It can be colorless, white, gray, brown, yellow, red, green, or blue.

Formation: Aragonite is chemically identical to Calcite, but is formed under different geological conditions. It is found in the oxidized zone of ore deposits, in caves as stalactites, near hot springs, and in mineral veins. It is also produced in mollusks and Corals by biological processes that have yet to be fully understood.

Mining: Aragonite is the principal mineral mined in multiple locations. Among other uses, it is used to make cement and soil neutralizers, and to help maintain the pH balance in salt-water aquariums.

Enhancements: All Aragonite is fully natural, enhanced only by tumbling, cutting, and polishing.

Map courtesy of TravelBlog
Photos: Aragonite

History of Brown Aragonite

Brown Aragonite was “discovered” relatively recently by the metaphysical community and so it was not included in any early lapidaries, texts that describe gemstones and their powers.  Aragonite was named in 1790 after the Spanish province of Aragon, where it was first noted.

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Albarracín, Aragon, Spain

Photos: Aragon

Healing Properties of Brown Aragonite

Spiritual: Brown Aragonite clears and activates the auric field, chakras, and meridians. It is particularly good for grounding and centering prior to entering into meditation. It can help us to express our deepest feelings more authentically and to better access higher levels of spiritual knowledge. Brown Aragonite is attuned to the Root Chakra and linked to the astrological sign of Capricorn. It is connected to the elements of Earth and Storm and vibrates to the number 9.

Emotional: Brown Aragonite is a wonderful grounding stone that is very helpful for anyone who is actively undergoing self-healing work. It helps us to find the calm place in our heart and release attachment to the wounds of the past, especially wounds from verbal abuse. Brown Aragonite helps us stay centered, especially during stressful periods that require extreme patience and compassion. 

Mental: Brown Aragonite encourages clear communication, both in words and artistically. It can help us to be disciplined, reliable, and practical in order to move forward towards our goals. Brown Aragonite encourages tolerance and helps us to understand the root cause of situations.

Physical: Brown Aragonite increases stamina and vitality in the body. A hot elixir of Brown Aragonite is thought to be especially good for warming the extremities and combating chills. Brown Aragonite is good for treating general aches and pains, particularly ones that feel “deep” in the body. It has been used by metaphysical healers to help heal broken bones as well as regenerate bone tissues.

Always use wisdom when considering crystal therapies for healing.

Earth to Pocket

Earth to Pocket is the Moonrise Crystal business mission. It’s the promise that any stones purchased here will be consciously sourced and the journey of the stone, from the Earth and into your Pocket, will be as transparent as possible.

These Brown Aragonites were mined in Morocco and tumbled in the United States.

I originally found the US wholesale company while searching for a source for Black Tourmaline and Nephrite Jade. After making an initial purchase, I was immediately impressed by their quality. This company provides wonderful customer service and I often call them to ask questions about various minerals, or even to share with them things which I have learned! The combination of high quality stones, affordable prices, and knowledgeable staff makes me happy to do business with them.

It would be my pleasure to hand-select a beautiful Brown Aragonite for you.

Your Stone

This price Tumbled Brown Aragonite Stoneis for one stone. You can buy a single Aragonite or several, depending on your individual needs. Each Aragonite measures approximately 1 inch at its longest length and has a rounded shape with soft edges. Tumbled stones are natural products and variations are part of their beauty.

The stone I choose for you will be smooth and free of chips, and have a visually appealing pattern of dark and light tan bands. If you buy multiple stones, I will choose stones that look and feel particularly good together. Stones will be cleansed and smudged with sage before being shipped to you.

With their beautiful pattern and clean energies, these Aragonites are perfect for crystal healing. Add them to a medicine bag, place them on an altar, use them in a crystal elixir, fashion them into jewelry, or simply carry them in your pocket.

Safe Handling of Brown Aragonite

Good To Know:

Brown Aragonite Stones are physically durable stones. As long as they are rounded and without thin edges, they can be carried in a pocket or medicine bag, or worn as jewelry on an everyday basis, without significant danger of the stone chipping or breaking.

Brown Aragonite can be physically cleansed with water or a dusting cloth.

Brown Aragonite can be energetically cleansed using any method. They will appreciate being soaked in fresh water, set outside to absorb the moonlight, and/or being smudged with smoke or incense. Use your own intuition to determine the best method.

Tumbled and fully smooth Brown Aragonite Stone can be safely used to make direct-infusion “Brown Aragonite Stone Water” for drinking or bathing. Before making any direct-infusion elixir ALWAYS check the mineralogical properties of the stone to ensure it is not toxic. Only use fully tumbled stones or natural Quartz points in direct-infusion elixirs, never rough stones. When in doubt, make an indirect-infusion elixir instead.

Brown Aragonite Stones can be left in sunshine for extended periods of time without losing their color. However, it is always considered a “best practice” to keep your stones and crystals out of direct sunlight as much as possible.

Reviews

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