Angelite is a variety of Anhydrite. It is a soft mineral which will convert into Gypsum if immersed in water, so DO NOT wear while bathing or swimming. Anhydrite is formed in places where gypsum stones that had previously been in contact with water, which then evaporates, leaving anhydrite crystals behind.
While this can occur all over the world, as gypsum is a very common mineral, notable deposits are in the Persian Gulf, and on the coast of Chile.
Since angelite is a very specific colour and formation of anhydrite crystals, although anhydrite is found all over the world, angelite is still quite a rare stone.
Typical colours – Colourless, white, bluish white, violet, dark grey
Angelite (also called Celestite) supports the throat, alleviating inflammation and balancing the thyroid and the parathyroids. It repairs tissue and corrects blood deficiencies and helps to renew blood vessels.
Angelite balances the fluids within the physical body, and can act as a diuretic. It is useful in weight control, and relates particularly to the lungs and arms. Angelite can be used for headaches, heart function, the circulatory system and infectious diseases.
It has an action to support healing of health problems related to the bones, and is said to help to dissolve calcification within the joints. It is said to give you a greater range of motion in the joints, and is also known to be helpful when applied to the feet. It may also help the healing of broken bones, as well as aiding osteoporosis and arthritis.