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Astrology, Crystal work and Homeopathy

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Healing the past

Balance the present

Embrace your future

 

Astro-homeopathy

Finding your vocation

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Cubic - structured Crystals

Cubic is repressive

In Astrology - repression is the active mechanism at work within a Square aspect and transit.

 

In Homeopathy - the 'hidden' Leutic miasm. Imagine deep stuck emotions, remedies like Nat mur, Mag mur, Aqua marina and Muriatic acid.

 

In Psychology - consider a bonding issue with mother, an unsupported or abandoned mother.

Cubic crystal personality type

The defining aspect of the "cubic" personality type is repression - often seen as emotional distance.  This can depress the spirit and inhibit intuition. The resulting lack of direction, can reduce the person into a follower, as opposed to inspired leader.

 

Repression is Isolation.  It is like putting a prize possession into storage for safe keeping, then completely forgetting it's there!  Totally unaware of it. The maxim - 'Out of sight, out of mind'.  Completely alone with your grief, unable to share.

The coping mechanism to all this 'locked away grief' is to become overly dutiful, logical and rational. And, overly safe in decision making.  There is an aptitude towards logic and acedemic work - mathematics, physics, accountancy, money - gadgets and fixed routines.

 

Theory and facts first, relationships come second.  The character Sherlock Holmes embodies the Cubic personality - brilliant mind, cold as the artic wind.

The result of all this is . . . ?

Moh's hardness scale for rocks and crystals

The hardness or softness of a rock/mineral is rated on the Moh scale from 1 to 10.  1 being very soft and 10 very hard.  Ten specific minerals and gemstones define this scale, and feature in the puemonic: 'The Geologist Can Find An Ordinary Quartz (that) Tourists Call Diamond'.

 

Thus: 1 Talc,  2 Gypsum, 3 Calcite,  4 Fluorite,  5 Apatite,  6 Orthoclase Feldspar, 7 Quartz,  8 Topaz,  9 Corundum (ruby, sapphire) 10 Diamond

Astro-homeopathy analagy to the Moh scale.

Simplifying the Moh hardness/softness scale to -

1 - slight but often,  4 - moderate and alternating

7 - strong and forceful, 10 - intense, profound, consumed

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Halite. salt stone

salt crystal

Mohs 2

Table salt, rock salt, Himalayan Mountain Crystal and brine (muriaticum) are all forms of salt.

Finding your "creative, resourceful and spiritual" crystals.

Knowing you need a cubic crystal structure use the Mohs hardness scale to direct you to a specific crystal. If more one crystal is of that hardness, refer to the chakra colour of your "block" ie. base chakra - red.

Galena is a heavy crystal, a lead and suphur compound. Always wash hands thoroughly after handling.

Galena, lead glance Mohs 2.5

Fluorite comes in many colours - green, purple, white, rainbow and as a purple/green layered mix.

Fluorite - Mohs 4

 Cubic crystals - Mohs hardness scale

2          Halite, blue

2 - 2.5 Halite, salt crystal

2.5       Galena

2.7       Gold

3          Bornite on silver

3          Bornite, peacock ore

3          Copper

4          Fluorite, blue, green, rainbow, white

4          Fluorite, opal jasper (Amorph+trigonal)

 

?          Dolomite with pyrite layers

?          Sphalerite, yellow

?          Schalenblende

?             Silver

5             Boji stones, pop-rocks, pyrite balls

5 - 6       Lapis lazuli

    "        Lapis with calcite, spotted lapis

5.5 - 6    Afghanite

5.5 - 6    Sodalite

5.5 - 6.5 Magnetite

 

6 - 6.5   Pyrite

6 - 7      Pyrite agate, chalcedony+pyrite

 

6.5        Conglomerate with pyrite

6.5        Iron-Nickel meteorite

 Cubic crystals - Mohs hardness scale

 Cubic crystals - Mohs hardness scale

?       Magnetite Jade Nephrite

?       Pallasite, iron meteorite + olivine

 

6 - 7.5   Garnets, all - Almandine, Andradite, Grossular, chrome Grossular, Hessonite, Melanite, Pyrope, Rhodonite, Spessartime, Tsavorite

 

6 - 7.5  Uvarovite, Glaucophane garnet

 

7.5 - 8  Spinel, yellow, red

 

10        Diamond

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Originally from Afganistan Lapis has been used for adornment and for pigmentation

A deep blue and grey crystal popular in jewelry

Lapis luzuli  Mohs 5 - 6

Sodalite  Mohs 5.5 - 6

Garnet  Mohs 6 - 7.5

Clockwise from top: pyrope, grossular, earrings. Tsavorite. Green crystal. Almandine.

Pyrite  

Mohs 6 - 6.5

Iron pyrite is a common cyrstal formation, hard yet brittle.

Magnetite

Mohs 5.5 - 6.5

A form of rock historically known as 'loadstone'

Spinel   Mohs 7.5 - 8

Has red, yellow, orange, violet, brown and black forms

Diamond Mohs 10

60 million years in the making - diamond is our hardest gemstone

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