1st and 3rd chakra (solar plexus) Chiastolite is a variety of Andalusite. This stone will allow one to get through difficult times and to gain a foothold on the 'new'. Great for those of us who do not like change! Chiastolite assists creativity and practicality. Physically this stone allows the balancing of blood and increases the secretion of milk for nursing mothers.
Metaphysical Properties- Chaiastolite is also called the cross stone for it displays and interesting cross when the crystal is cut in cross sections. It is actually a variety of Andulsite which is usually seen as small gem crystals. Chaiastolite is thought to be a stone of protection and it is very helpful in times of transition.
I have heard of counselors using this stone in re-birthing workshops for it eases the transition.
Numerology- Vibrates to the number 3, creativity, joy and abundance!
Gemological Properties- Chaiastolite is a variety of the mineral, Andalusite, the chemical composition is AL2O(SiO4) or Aluminum Sulfate. The crystals are Orthorhombic, the common formation being quite prismatic. The refractive index is 1.43 and the specific gravity is 3.1. It offer a hardness of 3.5-4.5 on the Moe’s scale of hardness. This mineral occurs in many locations. A few of them are Brazil, England, and California in the USA.