Also known as Cordierite. Iolite crystallizes in the form of masses, grains, and short prismatic crystals. Colors can include blue, brown, grey, yellow, dark violet, and green. Exhibits pleochroic properties: the color can change when viewed at different angles.
Metaphysical Properties: called the "violet stone." Stone of spiritual growth. Stimulates visions and has been used in Shamanic healing. Balances male/female aspects, brings harmony to relationships. Precision, acceptance of responsibility, prudent management of money.
Astrological Signs: Libra, Sagittarius, Taurus
Chakras: Third Eye and Crown