Selenite is a crystalline variety of the mineral, a beautiful white non-transparent Gypsum. It is a very soft mineral which can be easily scratched. Selenite are common in location such as Mexico, Russia, Morocco, Australia and the USA.
The name Selenite is related to the Greek word meaning “moon”, and also being ‘package’ to relate with the Greek Goddess Selene, who was the Goddess of the Moon.
Selenite is often associated with Crown Chakra. Therefore, Selenite provides for clarity of the mind, it helps one increases awareness of self and surroundings. As it aids in openining the crown chakras, it influences the angelic consciousness and higher spiritual guidance.
Selenite is a calming stone that instils peace and is often use in meditation or spiritual work. It assists judgement and insight.
In Flying Star Feng Shui or Xuan Kong Flying Stars (玄空飞星), Selenite is effective as remedy or for clearing and cleansing one’s energy, as well as the energy of your environment or sectors (i.e. 2 Black, 5 Yellow, 7 Scarlet). Therefore, besides the conventional 3-legged toad, mystical creatures (i.e. Qilin, PiXiu), wind chimes, copper coins and salt water cures; users could consider this graceful alternative so that it doesn’t affect the overall theme of the house or make the house look like a Temple or Chinese Restaurant.
Do take note that Selenite dislike contact with water. These delicate white stones may dissolve when in contact with water or become discoloured.