Sodalite in the Gemstone LibrarySodalite

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Name Origin: The name Sodalite reflects this mineral's Sodium content and was named by a Glasgow chemist.

Historical significance/folklore: Although first discovered and recorded in 1806 in Greenland, it took until 1891 for this attractive deep blue stone to become important in the world of ornamental stones. Frank D. Adams found it in vast deposits in Ontario, Canada during the Geological Survey of Canada. It was chosen as an interior decoration for the Marlborough House in England by Princess Patricia who had been visiting Ontario at the time and who had fallen in love with the stone, many began to refer to it as "Princess Blue". Sodalite has also been called "Canadian Blue Stone" or simply "Bluestone".

Gemstone properties: Sodalite brings logic to intuition. It brings a drive for truth and a need for idealism. It encourages one to be true to them selves, standing up for your beliefs and increasing self-esteem. . It is believed to be able to promote inspiration and creativity. It can stimulate trust and companion ship. Sodalite clears electrometric pollution, making ideal near your computer. It brings harmony between people. Sodalite is the stone of athletics, as it stimulates endurance. It is said Sodalite will harmonize the inner being or the conscious and subconscious mind.

Healing properties: Electrometric stress, aids in mental confusion and cellular memory healing. Balancing male/female polarities, central nervous system, lowers blood pressure, throat and vocal chords.