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Understanding Synchronicity

Synchronicity has always intrigued me. To those who believe in it, there are no coincidences, and for those who don’t, synchronicities are merely very uncanny coincidences. Once upon a time, I used to think life was just full of coincidences. But it has become evident to me that synchronicity is the language of Universal Intelligence, or what we would know as God, and it is in constant expression every day in our lives. To understand synchronicity better, you would need to understand that the non-physical part of the universe all around you is so much more real and alive than
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Selenite crystals

Selenite is the crystallized form of the mineral gypsum. Gypsum is calcium sulfate dehydrate, and widely used the fertilizer industry and interior construction. However, gypsum in its crystalline form is found in four varieties, all of which are loosely called selenite. The four varieties are: selenite, desert rose, satin spar, and gypsum flower. All are colored transparent, translucent, or pale opaque white, occasionally with different grayish, yellowish, or brownish hues depending on the druse coating and/or other impurities. The massive form of selenite is frequently called alabaster.
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Metaphysical properties of rose quartz

Rose quartz is one of my favorite crystals for a few good reasons. The pink color is thought to be derived from the presence of small amounts of iron or manganese in the mineral, although some new research has speculated the pink color could be due to tiny fibers of another mineral, possibly dumortierite . Certain rose quartz may exhibit asterism or a star-like pattern if cut and polished in a cabochon, which is caused by tiny rutile needles within it. Such rose quartz is called star rose quartz and this phenomenon has added significance to its metaphysical properties. For
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Spinel and its properties

Spinel (MgAl2O4) is a gemstone that has often been mistaken for ruby. Due to its hardness of 8 on the Mohs scale, spinel is only a shade less hard than ruby, which is 9. Its specific gravity is also similar to ruby. Many famous “rubies” in history were actually spinels. It crystallizes as octahedrons which may appear as twin crystals embedded in rock or deposited as pebbles in gravel (in Myanmar). This mineral is in fact rarer than ruby now; at one time it was plentiful in India. Now, the main deposits are concentrated in Myanmar, Tajikistan, and Sri Lanka.
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The metaphysical properties of ametrine

Ametrine is a mix of both amethyst and citrine, and can be either natural, or artificially manufactured through heat treatment. Virtually all naturally occurring ametrine is found in Bolivia, hence it is sometimes known as bolivianite. It occurs in either typical quartz crystal form, or in massive form. The colors of both purple and yellow/orange are distinctly separated in their individual zones within ametrine; the difference is due to the iron ions within experiencing different zones of radiation exposure during the formative process. Possessing both the qualities of ametrine and citrine, ametrine is a useful and beautiful stone to have
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