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Indigo Gabbro Sphere 5.5cm
Indigo Gabbro crystals for sale from Madagascar.
This beautiful Indigo Gabbro Sphere measures 5.5cm in diameter and displays a magical array of colour.
In its unique crystal matrix, clouds of jet-black weave between dreamy swirls of indigo, lilac, and violet.
A careful, smooth polish enhances the gorgeous purple hues which burst from the stone in their vibrancy.
What Is Indigo Gabbro Made Of?
Indigo Gabbro is a part of the Gabbro family of minerals which are forms of dark, grained igneous rock.
Gabbro is a combination of many minerals, but mainly Quartz (due to its chemical composition involving silicon dioxide) and Feldspar.
Indigo Gabbro in particular is a silicate which is often rich in other trace minerals, including iron and magnesium.
Confusingly, this stone is not actually a form of Merlinite, even though it is often referred to by its trade name Mystic Merlinite.
How Is Indigo Gabbro Made?
A large amount of the Earth's oceanic crust consists of Gabbro formed at mid-ocean ridges.
When hot, molten magma from volcanoes was trapped beneath the Earth's crust, it quickly cooled into solid formations.
These solid creations became Gabbro crystals.
What Does Gabbro Look Like?
Due to the prevalence of crystalline formations under the Earth's crust, Gabbro has a diverse range of appearances.
Indigo Gabbro displays a gorgeous mix of speckled black, grey, and purple colours ranging in intensity of hue.
Another popular form of Gabbro is Blizzard Stone, which is often mistaken for Indigo Gabbro due to its similarly mottled appearance.
Where Does Indigo Gabbro Come From?
Indigo Gabbro is mainly mined in Madagascar, although it can also be found in some regions of Alaska.
Indigo Gabbro Crystal Healing Properties
This crystal is purported to have potent spiritual properties and is said to encourage wisdom and courage in the user.
For this reason, it has been nicknamed as the 'wise soul'.
Indigo Gabbro is also believed to heighten creativity and to help enhance lucid dreaming and dream recall.
Indigo Gabbro Chakras
As a deeply spiritual stone, Indigo Gabbro is heavily associated with the Third Eye Chakra.
When used to meditate with this chakra, Mystic Merlinite is said to gift its user with intense insight and intuition.
A Stone of Balance, Indigo Gabbro is believed to help you understand yourself and to balance the various aspects of your personality.
How To Use Indigo Gabbro
Mystic Merlinite is very popular with those interested in the reported metaphysical properties of crystals because it is believed to be so powerful in developing psychic powers.
Here are some of the ways in which crystal healers recommend you use Indigo Gabbro:
- Place on the Third Eye Chakra (centre of forehead) and meditate to work on acquiring insight and wisdom
- Display in your home or workplace to surround yourself with its energy
- Hold a piece in your hand to feel its calming influence
- Place a piece under your pillow at night while you sleep to aid dream recall and lucid dreaming
How Hard Is Indigo Gabbro?
Measuring 6 to 6.5 on the Mohs scale, this mineral is relatively hard and durable and resistant to scratching, but care should still be taken not to damage the crystal surface.
To clean the crystal, simply use water and dry it afterwards with a soft cloth.
Indigo Gabbro Collections
This stone has been carefully carved by artisans into a sleek sphere shape, and hand-polished to a very high standard.
Displaying a gorgeous contrast of colours, the shimmer and shine of this piece is stunning.
It would make a striking addition to the collector looking for something new, or a great gift for the crystal healer looking for a different energy to work with.
Buy Indigo Gabbro online now at Madagascan Direct.