Gypsum has many interesting properties and very unique crystal habits. The crystalline structure of this Fishtail Gypsum from Mexico exhibits simple twining where parallel, long, needle-like crystals will frequently form "fishtails".
Gypsum is believed to help bring growth and improvement in character. It can help release tension, promoting positive thinking, mental clarity and self awareness. Fishtail Gypsum is said to provide deep healing for nerves and may be used to access past lives as well as future ones.