Color: brown with a cross or x running through it
Chakra(s): root and navel
About the stone: Andulasite is aluminum silicate with strong pleocroism of yellow, green and red. It crystallizes in the orthorhombic system with squarish crystals, but well-formed crystals are rare. An opaque variety of andalusite with carbonaceous inclusions that form a black cross is known as chiastolite.
Astrological sign(s): Capricorn
Mohs scale: 7.5
Spiritual uses: Andalusite helps you align with earth-centered spirituality, which includes the beliefs and practices of the indigenous people around the world as well as Paganism.
Mental uses: Gaze at the cross running through the stone to find focus.
Emotional uses: Andalusite enhances the healing power of the negative ions of the great outdoors to balance your emotions.
Physical uses: Andalusite is beneficial for the bones, spinal column, teeth, hair, and nails. Use it when you might have a tendency to stumble, trip, or fall, or when you are generally feeling clumsy.