Arfvedsonite has a bluish-black to black color and is a very rare stone that is found in Greenland, Russia, Denmark, and the US.
It was first discovered by a Swedish chemist by the name of Johan August Arfwedson back in 1823. It has a vitreous lustre and looks very glass like when you first lay eyes on it.
It has a monoclinic crystal system with a Mohs hardness of 5 – 6. With its specific gravity ranging from 3.3 to 3.5, it belongs to the Amphibole Supergroup.
Arfvedsonite has a very translucent exterior with a deep bluish grey to grey green streak which is quite evident all throughout the structure of the stone.
It has a very brittle structure with perfect cleavage.
Since it is very dark in color, Arfvedsonite is often mistaken for Nuummite or Astrophyllite but it is definitely not the same as these.
Arfvedsonite helps to see things from both sides and to reconcile difficulties. Opening the Crown chakra, it stimulates journeying and assists with energetic downloads. helpful for transitions of all kinds, this is a stone of birth, death, and rebirth. At a mental level, it de-energizes and reconstructs habitual patterns. Arfvedsonite assists well-being by removing energy blockages in the physical or subtle bodies. (Source: Crystal Bible 3)
Chakras: Throat, Third Eye, Crown
Please remember, although the powers of crystals and stones are well documented and have been proven to help bring positivity into people’s lives they are never a substitute for medical advice.
If you have concerns about your physical or mental health then you should immediately contact a qualified medical professional.