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Sodalite ...The Princess Stone

The dark blue matrix of sodalite , with the creamy pale orange inclusions , resemble the evening sky covered in clouds. 

The stone is a tectosilicate, found in igneous rocks crystallized from sodium rich magmas. It is a relatively recenly discoverd gemstone, the first findings were located in southern Greenland in 1811. It became more polular after the Canadian mines were opened and visited by Princess Particia of England in the 1900`s. She subsequently ordered several tons to be delivered to decorate the interior of Malborough House in London, hence the term The Princess Stone was coined. 

The stone is thought to bring emotional balance, relieve panic attacks, enhance self esteem and bring wisdom . A birthstone for Sagittarius.