Selenite Crystal Hearts
What is Selenite?
Selenite is a variety of the gypsum mineral. It also comes in varieties known as desert rose, satin spar and gypsum flower. Selenite is formed from calcium sulfate dihydrate and is a monoclinic crystal. It comes in pale shades of pearly white with a clay like texture. Selenite has a meaning of clarity and consciousness.
Selenite’s meaning is married to the Ancient Greek goddess of the moon – Selene. Selene had the power to light up the night and had an ever-changing personality that seemed to ebb and flow. She was the daughter of Hyperion and Thea and depicted riding a horse or winged chariot with a lunar crescent as a crown upon her head.
The classic form of Selenite is the opaquest and named after the moon. This is the style of Selenite said to awaken the crown chakra. As far as high-level healing crystals go, the traditional form of Selenite is ever ready to clear out negative energy so you can reach for the angelic realm.