Galena Meaning and Spiritual Properties

Galena Meaning and Spiritual Properties

Galena comes in the form of silver cubic shaped minerals. It’s also called lead glance, and it’s the natural mineral form of lead sulphide. It is the primary ore of lead as well as an essential source of silver.

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Galena comes in the form of silver cubic shaped minerals. It’s also called lead glance, and it’s the natural mineral form of lead sulphide. It is the primary ore of lead as well as an essential source of silver.

Physical Energy Properties: Good for the hair, skin and nails. Also good for the blood and circulation as well as the nervous system. Beneficial for reducing inflammation and for absorbing key nutrients like zinc and selenium.

Emotional Energy Properties: Another wonderful grounding stone, Galena helps to calm and centre you. It’s also known as the stone of harmony. Good for expanding your mind and opening it to new ideas and possibilities. Dissolves self-limiting beliefs and makes you feel like anything is possible. Also great for those in a balancing profession.

Chakras: Connected with the Root chakra and the Crown chakra.

Astrological signs: Related to Capricorn.

History: Since it’s the most common mineral that contains lead, Galena has been very well-known throughout history. Lead was one of the first minerals to be discovered by humans and has been used since 3000 BC. It was used for making water pipes and as a way to make stained glass windows among a variety of other uses.

Where it's found: Mainly found in the United States, United Kingdom and in Russia.

Variations, Rarity and Value: Galena is one of the most abundant sulphide minerals. It crystallizes as cubic crystals which have octahedral forms. It’s also often associated with popular minerals calcite and fluorite. Galena is very soft with a hardness of 2.5 or more on the Mohs scale of hardness. It will also create a black or grey streak when a streak test is performed.

How to use it: For grounding, hold a piece of Galena in your hand as you sit and breathe deeply. Do not use this mineral for elixirs though as it will be toxic when consumed.



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