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A useful stone to keep in your pocket if you live alone, stichtite provides companionship and has a calming influence on the environment. This stone supports manifesting your true self, living in accordance with your soul-contract for the present life. Stilbite is a common and perhaps the most popular zeolite mineral for collectors.

Stilbite crystals can aggregate together to form a structure resembling wheat sheafs. This hourglass structure looks like several crystals stacked parallel to each other with the tops and bottoms of this structure fanning out while the middle remains thin. Stilbite's hallmark crystal habit is unique to stilbite and a rarer but related zeolite called stellerite. Whether in the wheat sheafs or not, stilbite can be a hansome specimen with its pearly luster and often colorful pink tints. Stilbite commonly forms nice crystals inside the petrified bubbles (called vesicles) of volcanic rocks that have undergone a small amount of metamorphism.

Stilbite's structure has a typical zeolite openness about it that allows large ions and molecules to reside and actually move around inside the overall framework. The structure contains open channels that allow water and large ions to travel into and out of the crystal structure. The size of these channels controls the size of the molecules or ions and therefore a zeolite like stilbite can act as a chemical sieve. Stilbite's structure contains rings of alumino-silicate tetrahedrons oriented in one direction and this produces the prominant pinacoid faces, the perfect cleavage and the unique luster on those faces.

Stilbite is often used for psychic guidance and creativity. Carrying a fine, loving vibration, Stilbite is said to help with all kinds of metaphysical endeavors, and especially with spiritual travel. It is known that people often lose all or some of their memories of spiritual or other metaphysical experiences due to the fact that, to facilitate such experiences, usually a deeper meditative state, such as beta or theta, is necessary. 

Physical Properties:


Stilbite Birthstone

Crystal System
Ca (A12Si7O18 y H2O NaCa4) (Al9Si27) O72 3O-H2O, Zeolite
India, Iceland, Russia, USA, Brazil
India, Iceland, Russia, USA, Brazil

Sign of Stilbite: Aries


Detoxification, brain disorders, ligaments, laryngitis, loss of taste, pigmentation in the skin.


Stilbite helps one shine forth and provide inspiration for others to achieve higher states of consciousness for themselves.


Notable Occurrences include Poona, India; Scotland; Iceland; New Jersey and Nova Scotia, Canada.