Power & Benefits of Basalt:
Basalt is a dark, volcanic rock that is caused by the rapid cooling of basaltic lava. It is a stone that brings stability, raises energy levels and promotes courage. It opens you up to creativity and gives you the courage to follow your bliss.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
It helps to anchor you to the earth and is an excellent healing aid when faced with major life changes. If you feel drawn to Basalt, chances are, the crystal has chosen you to help elevate your vibrational fields by lighting the fire of spiritual enlightenment. Basalt helps with difficult transitions, providing confidence, stability and support. Connect with the energy of Basalt to help shift your mentality. This crystal offers calm and goal-oriented focus which will help to encourage and motivate you to keep pursuing positive progress. It is used to enhance warmth and stimulation.
The Physical Connection:
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The Chakras Connected to Basalt:
Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius.
Locations Found & History:
Worldwide, Basalt gets its name from late Latin basalts, which is a misspelling of Latin basanites meaning hard stone.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Basalt is a stone that underlies more of the Earth's surface than any other rock type. Basalt also underlines the Earths ocean basins. Basalt is lava rock formed when the fires deep in the earth's core meet the surface. It is lava rock made of dark-colored minerals such as olivine and pyroxene. It also contains some light-colored minerals such as feldspar and quartz, but the amounts are small. Found in a range of colors from grey to black.
How to Use Basalt:
Use Basalt for meditation to ground yourself in the energy of transformation.