Astrophyllite is heavy, soft and fragile. Astrophyllite forms a bladed, radiating stellate aggregate S Matrix mineral usually found in cavities and fissures in felsic igneous rocks. Big-flattened crystals shift color from brown to flashy bronze as the stone is moved. Bright gold flashy dendrites is a very rare brown to gold-yellow hydrous potassium iron titanium silicate mineral. Astrophillite was firsr found in 1850 in Norway.

Chemical composition K2Na (Fe++,Mn)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4
Color Brown, Brownish-red, Bronze, Yellow.
Lustre Adamantine - pearly- sub metallic
Hardness 3.3-3.34
Crystal system Triclinic - Pedial
Origin Russia (Kola Peninsula)
Healing properties*

Gently calms over-activity in any area of the body; clarifies personal goals. Astrophilite is an energetically charged cosmic gemstone. It fills our whole body with light and helps us recognize our purpose for being here as it illuminates our true nature.

From the Greek for “star and leaf."