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Staurolite (Fairy Cross)

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Elements: Earth, Air, Fire & Water. Brown/grey, crosslike extrusions. Represents 4 elements and joining of spirit with earth/matter. Spirituality, compassion, allowingness, dis-attachment. Focus centered on the here and now.

Suggested Pdf Resources

Fairy Stone State Park Field Trips
And let's not overlook our namesake fairy stone cross. Hunt for your very own Staurolite crystal and learn about the geologic activity that created them...
NO. 3 GEMSTONES AND DECORATIVE-ORNAMENTAL STONES
Tumbled & Small Stones Store Handout
Staurolite (Fairy Cross). Helps to quit smoking or other addictive behaviors, brings good luck, protects. Sugilite.
The Rockhound Record
several times for staurolite twins (sometimes called fairy crosses).
Reference List of Crystal Names 0310
The Earth Mystery Stone. Spirit Quartz. The Soul Community Stone.

Suggested News Resources

Virginia official impressed with first visit to Fairy Stone
The park is named after specimens of staurolite — a combination of silica, iron and aluminum — found there.

Suggested Web Resources

Cross Rocks
These "Fairy" or "Lucky" stones are twinned staurolite crystals simulating the Roman, Maltese and St. Andrew's crosses.
Fairy stone Staurolite crosses Virginia
Fairy stone cross jewelry from Fairy Stone State Park, Virginia.
Staurolite gemstone meaning
Staurolite Crystals - Greek Cross and St. Andrews Cross Staurolite
Natural Staurolite Crystal Crosses including Greek Cross and St. Andrews Cross from Madagascar, Georgia and Russian locales.
STAUROLITE (Iron Aluminum Silicate Hydroxide)
Staurolite is a common metamorphic mineral that is useful to geologists to determine the degree of It has been given the names "Fairy Stone" or Fairy Cross".