Power & Benefits of Barite:
Barite is good for harmony, love, friendship, and insight into relationships. It promotes the communication of ideas and thoughts. It motivates you to take action.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
It gives insight into relationships. It is good for catharsis and finding the true meaning in your life. It is good for those who are shy.
Barite is good for spiritual connection and finding your spiritual path in life.
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The Physical Connection:
It is thought that Barite aid in detox. It is also thought to help recovery from addiction. It is said to be beneficial to the throat and eyes.
The Chakras Connected to Barite:
Locations Found & History:
Worldwide. Barite’s name comes from the Greek word Barys which means heavy. This is due to its high specific gravity of 4.5 which is very rare for a nonmetallic mineral. The high specific gravity has made this stone very useful in industrial, medical, and manufacturing settings.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Barite is fairly easy to identify because of its weight. It can be found with sporadic crystal shard formations as well as rose-shaped formations. A lot of Barite in the United States is used as a weighting agent in drilling muds. It has a low Mohs hardness rating of 2.5 to 3.5 Along with being used as a weighting component in the oil and gas industry, it’s also used as a pigment in paints and filler for paper, rubber, and cloth. It’s also the primary ore of barium which is also used to make a lot of different things including x-ray shields. It’s even used in diagnostic tests in medical labs. Patients drink a liquid that has barium powder in it to coat the esophagus to get an image of the esophagus.
How to Use Barite:
Have Barite with you as you’re meditating to connect you with your inner guidance. You can also place this stone on your bedside table to stimulate dream activity and to remember your dreams as well.