VIBRATION: Number 3
CHARACTERISTICS: Grounding, Centering and Support
SCIENTIFIC: Dolomite is a calcium magnesium carbonate with crystals that are commonly rhombohedral or tabular often with carved faces. Dolomite properties are very similar to Calcite. Dolomite may also be coarse to fine granular, massive or fibrous crystalline habits. Dolomite is important as a rock-forming mineral in carbonate rocks and may be found in hydro-thermal veins, marbles, talc schist, and other magnesium-rich metaphoric rocks. Dolomite’s hardness is rated at 3.5 to 4 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness. Dolomite color ranges from colorless, white, cream, grey and pink with a vitreous luster. Dolomite transparency ranges from transparent to translucent. Dolomite is named after French naturalist and mineralogist D. de Dolomieu. Dolomite is found in Algeria, Brazil, Switzerland, Namibia, Spain, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Italy, Australia, and in the United States.
ATTRIBUTES: Dolomite encourages charitable actions and encourages energetic, original thinking and helps manifest thought into form. Dolomite aligns one with the flow of Divine timing and the understanding that “everything happens for a reason." Dolomite helps one to release expectations and experience the miracle of each moment. Dolomite helps one to achieve calm and centered sense of balance. Dolomite aligns the human energy field with its balancing vibrations. Dolomite is a stone of moderation. Dolomite softens negative emotions and “reels” one back if in the pursuit of excess. Working with Dolomite is like pushing the “reset” button. Dolomite provides balance and an objective point of view while directing one away from unrealistic dreams to the right path and one’s true purpose. Dolomite opens the heart and reminds one to appreciate the small things and mundane experiences. Dolomite is a stone of patience, constancy and loyalty to one’s path. Dolomite is an excellent healing stone for detoxification and the elimination of heavy minerals from the physical body. Emotionally, Dolomite helps one overcome harmful behaviors and habits and supports one in acting in a loving way toward one’s body.
HEALING: Dolomite may help counteract moodiness and other “PMS” type symptoms. Dolomite may be used to build the body, including muscular structure, blood cells, bones, teeth, nails and skin. Dolomite may provide oxygenation to the lungs and cellular structures. Dolomite may also be helpful in relieving chills and treating disorders associated with the adrenal glands and urogenital system. Dolomite is a great support for weight loss and regulating the metabolism.
SUGGESTIONS FOR USE
Dolomite provides centering and grounding making this crystal an excellent tool for meditation.
Dolomite is supportive when working with hyper-active individuals by balancing and directing the energies and actions of all individuals in the group collective fostering cooperation and positive outcome.
In crystal body layouts or healing grids, Dolomite may be helpful with energy alignment, balancing, and blockage removal. Dolomite may also be used to stop energy leakages from the chakras.
For Gaia Healing, Dolomite may be placed in an area of disturbed Earth energy to bring strength and renewal to the environment. Dolomite may be used to enhance the energies of the physical surroundings. Dolomite supports a peaceful environment with calmness and security.