Blue Sodalite with white and / or orange calcite veins
Sodalite is a beautiful blue mineral with white and / or orange calcite veins. The name Sodalite is derived from 'Soda' or Sodium, where the mineral is rich. Sodalite is quite similar to Lapis Lazuli, although the color is slightly less deep blue and there is no pyrite in it. Sodalite is a lot more affordable than Lapis, however!
When sodalite is lit with a UV lamp, the stone lights up somewhat orange. Sodalite is found in various places around the world. The best-known deposits are in Bolivia, Brazil and Namibia where these pieces also come from. The stone is almost always found as a solid. Crystals are rare.
Effect of Sodalite
Sodalite provides a deeper spiritual insight into truth and idealism. It helps develop your own ideals and understand deeper philosophical meanings. The stone provides peace of mind and logical reasoning, it ensures that you are able to break through your own thinking and behavioral patterns