Petalite (also known as Castorite) is a lithium aluminium phyllosilicate mineral belonging to the feldspar group of minerals. It's composed of lithium, aluminum, silicon, and oxygen. Petalite is commonly found in granite pegmatites and forms in the final stages of magma crystallization. Its often forms around other lithium-bearing minerals such as spodumene, tourmaline and lepidolite. Petalite can be found in various locations across the globe including Brazil, Sweden, Namibia, Australia, Zimbabwe, and the USA. Petalite is named after Greek word "petalon" meaning “leaf” in reference to its perfect basal cleavage. Petalite is an important source of lithium, an element used in the production of batteries for electronic devices, electric vehicles, and energy storage systems. High quality, colorless Petalite is often crafted into gemstone jewelry because of its incredible clarity and sparkle.
Petalite has a beautiful, ethereal energy that uplifts you, allowing you to connect with spirit guides, angels and higher levels of consciousness. Invite in angels and spirit guides for healing and protection when working with Petalite. A great stone for empaths, Petalite is an extremely protective crystal that prevents psychic attack and negative energy or intentions. Petalite is an incredible stone to work with for awakening and enhancing your intuitive gifts, channeling and automatic writing. Harmonize and balance your body's energy fields with the soothing and healing energy of Petalite. Petalite balances yin/yang energy, relieves stress and cuts energetic cords to release all energy not supporting your wellbeing and health.