CHAKRAS: Root, Base, Solar Plexus, and Third Eye
VIBRATION: Number 9
CHARACTERISTICS: Facilitates order, motivation, accomplishment of goals
ELEMENT: Earth and Fire
SCIENTIFIC: Vanadinite is a lead vanadate chlorite mineral so please handle with care. Vanadinite forms in oxidized ore deposits along with lead, galena, barite, wulfenite, and limonite, as a secondary mineral and in crystalline formations of long hair-like prisms or as smooth-faced prismatic crystals. Vanadinite is a member of the Apatite crystal family. Vanadinite is transparent to translucent with an adamantine luster. Vanadinite ranges from orange-red, red-brown to yellowish in color. Vanadinite hardness is rated at 3 on the Moh’s scale of mineral hardness. Vanadinite is found in Brazil, Mexico, Morocco, Scotland, Namibia, and the USA.
ATTRIBUTES: Vanadinite promotes order and motivation in one's life. Vanadinite’s task master fiery energy helps one to define goals and pursue them in an orderly, productive manner. Vanadinite guards against squandering energy and teaches one to conserve energy at the physical level. Vanadinite is a supportive stone providing levels of increased endurance, persistence, and will power to see the completion of big projects. Vanadinite is a wonderful grounding crystal for use in meditation, psychic vision, and shamanic journeying. Vanadinite shuts off mind chatter and facilitates a state of “no mind.” Vanadinite opens a channel within the body to receive a "download" of universal energy and information. Vanadinite connects one to sexual and creative energies removing any energetic blocks whether physical or inspirational.
HEALING: Vanadinite may be useful for breathing difficulties such as asthma and congested lungs. Vanadinite may be helpful in the treatment of chronic exhaustion and bladder problems. If using Vanadinite as an elixir, only one made by the indirect method may be taken internally.
SUGGESTIONS FOR USE
Vandanite may be helpful to curb overspending. Place a piece of Vanadinite in the wealth corner of the house or put a small piece in your purse to retain your money.
Vanadinite is a great crystal support for athletes who have to “dig deep” and go the distance.
Vanadinite would be a helpful crystal for creative types and those looking for an avenue of creative expression.
In crystal body layouts or healing grids, Vanadinite aligns the chakras and brings the higher self into the physical body, facilitating deep inner peace. Elixirs of Vanadinite should be prepared by the indirect method.
For Gaia Healing, Vanadinite may be placed in an area of disturbed Earth energy to help you connect with the elemental forces and devic realms. Vanadinite is also a wonderful crystal tool for geomancy and divination as it may increase your awareness and create a stronger dowsing experience.
The energy of Vanadinite combines well with Zincite, Carnelian, Orange Calcite to increase vitality and with Tiger Iron for additional endurance. For assistance with meditation, Iolite, Lapis Lazui, and Blue Sapphire works well with Vanadinite’s grounding energies.