Alternative Names: Bronzite
Mineral Species: Enstatite
Mineral Group: Silicates
Chemical Formula: Mg2Si2O6
Crystal System: Orthorhombic
Colour: Typically greenish-brown to brown
Typical Appearance: Usually as crystalline masses, more rarely as prismatic crystals.
Chakra Alignment: Primarily Base, plus Solar Plexus and Crown (also varies according to colour); Third Eye, Throat
Origin of Name & Mythology: From the Greek "enstates", meaning "opponent" - for its refractory nature under a blowpipe flame.
Enstatite is lively, friendly, and can have a mood-lifting effect. It helps us to re-charge the body's flow of energy while keeping our feet firmly on the ground. It aligns the major chakras, and opens the Base, Solar Plexus, Throat, Third Eye and Crown. It can be used in regression work, including past life regression.