Have you ever wondered about the rocks laying around in your backyard? Ever think that they could be magickal?? Well...THEY ARE!
There are just a few basic families of common rock. Igenous, Sedimentary, and metamorphic.
Types of igneous rocks: all types of granite, basalt, obsidian, pumice, feldspars, and gabbros.
Suggested Magical Uses: Longevity, endurance, stability, improved memory recall and secrecy.
Primary elemental associations: earth and fire.
Types of sedimentary rocks: shale, sandstone, limestone, halite, breccia, siltstone, and coal.
Suggested Magical Uses: unification of diverse groups into a cohesive whole, concentration, gain, building up of resources over time, community, and synchronicity.
Primary elemental associations: air (wind) and water
These are the changed rocks. Metamorphic rocks are formed when heat and pressure change the original or parent rock into a completely new rock. The parent rock can be either a sedimentary rock, an igneous or even another metamorphic rock. And many times, like a caterpillar into a butterfly, the new changed rock may bear little to no resemblance to its former state.
Types of metamorphic rocks: marble (from limestone or dolomite), slate and schist (from various shales depending on the amount of change that takes place), gneiss (pronounced nice from various granites), and quartzite (from sandstone).
Suggested Magical Uses: anything dealing with change: personal transformation (mental, spiritual, physical) changing jobs or circumstances, survival of trials by fire.
Primary elemental associations: earth and fire