Written By Liz Oakes
The crystal meanings on this page are a brief outline of the meaning of crystals from M to N in the alphabet.
Are you are looking for the metaphysical attributes of a particular stone beginning with either M or N? Then take a look at the picture grid below which will help you to find what you are looking for.
There are a good number of healing crystals for you to read about in this alphabetic section, and there is a grid that includes pictures of many stones for you to learn about.
Quite a few of these stones have already has an in-depth page written about them. As well you can read about other stones that have not yet had their own particular page written.
To see which crystal meanings this article will help you to find, look at the stones and crystals pictured below and allow yourself to be drawn to what you need for your healing.
You may notice that the name of some of the crystals and stones in the images below are marked with a highlighted link.
If you follow these links they will take you to another page on that specific crystal, where you will find more detailed information in an in-depth article about that stone.
For stones that do not have a link, their is a brief amount of information below to assist you to decide if you think this stone will benefit you.
Where possible I am adding pictures and a short write-up of new stones as I find specimens to show you. The meanings of these crystals may later be found in their own in-depth pages on this site, when they will be removed from this page.
To discover which chakras relate to specific stones, take a look at the table further down, below the crystal meanings of the stones on this page.
Machu Picchu Stone has a lovely energy and is said to be a mix of various minerals that occur in stones such as Rhodochrosite, Merlinite and Cuprite, along with Calcite and/or Quartz.
Its color varies according to its exact mineral make-up, but all are said to have a sweet gentle energy that will help you spiritually.
While it is a healing stone, this is not physical but is on a soul level, and the crystal meanings are related to the Machu Picchu region of Peru.
It is helpful for past life healing that is related to events that may have taken place in this area of the world.
This piece can be used as a pendant and I love the unusual and artistic design that it had been carved into. This is not a common stone, and may even be said to be rare, but like most stones if you really feel it will benefit you, it will turn up.
Mahogany Obsidian is a deep brown and black type of Obsidian that is known to be helpful to use to shield you from psychic attack.
It has a stronger sacral chakra energy that aids you to release negative within this area that may be blocking the flow of your creative energies.
It also has a strong energy at the base chakra and earth chakra to open and cleanse your grounding channel.
Marcasite is a strong grounding stone and is closely related to Ascension Stones. It has a high iron content, and is closely related to iron pyrite yet this stones vibration is quite different.
The crystal meanings of this stone relate to its excellent energy to stimulate the birth of psychic gifts, in particular psychic visions.
It resonates within the solar plexus chakra, and will stimulate your will-power and may aid your spiritual growth.
Using these crystals for memory enhancement may be helpful if your memory has been failing.
Marcasite helps to bring clarity and focus to your thinking, especially if you find it hard to keep your thoughts on the subject at hand.
Marialite is the white or pale yellow member of the Scapolite family.It is a fairly uncommon crystal, and is said to have been named for the Virgin Mary, as these crystals have a quite loving energy.
They are said to bring purity to your thoughts and actions, and will help you to understand the concept of purity in your life.
The crystal meanings of Marialite crystals also relate to the way they aid you to deal with stress.
They are strong stones to help you to make changes in your life, both in your environment, your physical body and in your way of thinking. These crystals may help you to achieve goals you have set.
They may also allow you to let go of endeavors that you have been working towards that may be fruitless, or even pointless, as well as helping you to recognize when this is occurring.
Matorolite is also called Mtorolite, and these names are used to describe a type of dark green chalcedony from Zimbabwe.
This crystal resonates within the heart chakra, and is helpful to give you strength in a time of crisis.
Its crystal meanings also apply in regard to its calming and soothing action during times of stress, and its action to stimulate strength when weathering a crisis.
It is known as a helpful stone to support homeopathic treatment and may be beneficial if you are cultivating plants.
Medusa Quartz is also known as both Gilalite in Quartz and as Paraiba Quartz. It is known to assist your speech to be both influential and readily believed.
The name Medusa quartz relates to the inclusions in some pieces, that resemble long jelly-fish like tentacles, resembling parts in the ancient legends of Medusa.
The crystal meanings of this variety of quartz are associated with its ability to help your imagination and attract adventures into your life.
You may choose to undergo these fantasy based experiences, and it is the decisions you make and choices you elect that will decide what happens.
Milarite crystals are helpful to boost the feminine aspects of your personality.
This is known as stone to calm you, if you are feeling apprehension before doing astral travel.
The crystal meanings relate to its action to help you to be more compassionate towards others, and it may assist the growth of intuitive gifts.
It is said to be particularly helpful if used as a gazing stone, and messages have been known to come through in the minds eye, often as words seen in the mind.
Mimetite is a variety of Apatite, and although it is commonly yellow it may also red, brown and red-brown, but when yellow also embodies many of the attributes of Golden Apatite.
It may also help you if you have a large amount of responsibility, so that you feel comfortable with managing this part of your life.
It has crystal meanings that may encourage you to feel a sense of adventure, and it is a protective stone that may particularly aid you if you are doing channeling.
It will help to enhance your communication from spirit and aid you to relate what was channeled with precision and clarity.
It is an interesting stone that is said to specifically have an effect on the area where it is located at the time, and it is known to make where it resides into an energy vortex, creating renewal and rejuvenation!
Miriam Stone aka Elephant Skin Jasper may also be known as Mariyam Jasper, Snake Agate or Elephant Skin Jasper but its most common name is Calligraphy Stone.
It has what looks like some type of writing naturally occurring in the stone. The crystal meanings of this stone relate to its valuable action to aid meditation and it is also an excellent protection stone.
It is a useful stone to use in meditation to aid you to contact your guides and the angelic realm.
It will help you to look inwardly at yourself and at your behavior, and can be beneficial to aid you to gain insights when you are doing past life work.
Moldau Quartz is found in the same region of the Czech Republic where Moldavite comes from. Use it in combination with a Moldavite crystal to get the most out of its unique vibration.
Their crystal meanings pertain to their connection with the energy of Sophia, which brings a deep heart based energy to your meditation, and strong feelings of love, joy and happiness to you.
They are beneficial crystals to use in meditation as they also stimulate a profound connection between the heart and mind.
This linking of the two is powerful to help to calm distressing emotional situations. It comes in a number of colors, and each color has different properties.
The vibration of the orangey red Moldau Quartz crystals helps to ground the higher vibration messages received through the mind-heart bond into the physical body, through its action at the base chakra.
Molybdenum is an excellent stone to use to balance the chakras, and it is well known for its action to stimulate your thinking.
It carries an electrical charge which is said to repair and recharge the body, and decrease any chaotic energy present in the body.
It is known to be an excellent healing stone, which may be most able to benefit you if kept within your energy field for as long as possible each day.
The crystal meanings of this stone relate to its action to assist the elimination of mercury from the body and are said to harmonize mercury fillings so that you may deal with them more easily.
Montebrasite is in the Amblygonite family, and these crystals are similar to Amblygonite in many ways. They may be yellowish white and may have blue inclusions.
The crystal meanings of this stone relates to the way that it helps you when are working towards overcoming fear of a specific thing, for example public speaking.
They do this by providing a vision of the successful completion of the feared event. So that you can see what it could be like if you were to allow yourself to let go of the fear.
They aid you to think
clearly via their strong resonance at the crown chakra, which is also
known to create a connection with the Divine mind more easily and aid spiritual growth.
Mount Shasta Opal may be blue or white with black dendrite inclusions. The crystal meanings of blue Mt Shasta opals are slightly different, in that they vibrate more strongly within the throat chakra.
All colors embody a lovely heart chakra energy, and are known to bring cohesion and steadfastness to marriages that need help.
The bluer stones may aid communication, and this may be helpful to aid marital problems.
Any color of opal that comes from the Mt Shasta energy vortex, are excellent to use in spiritual work, including helping to create peaceful feelings during prayer or meditation.
They also have a calming energy that will aid stress and anxiety.
Mozarkite is the state stone of Missouri. It is a lovely stone that will enhance both your creativity and your accuracy, and it has a good action to stimulate the right side of the brain.
It has a helpful effect within the brain, enhancing concentration and understanding. Its crystal meanings strongly relate to its action to improve your communication.
Mozarkite aids you to speak in an understandable way, and it creates clarity in the way your brain hears and understands what is being said to you.
It may help to heal a number of other problems, including vertigo, nervous issues and may help drug users to let go of their dependence.
It aids psychic abilities, and it helps you to pick up what is being communicated to you from the spirit world, more quickly and clearly.
It may also assist you to tell others what you have heard in the higher realms. It has a good healing action, and will assist you to let go of worry.
It helps you to realize that the choices you make are important, and that your life is dependent on your previous decisions.
Mugglestone brings you a strong healing energy that helps you to heal. If you have working with high vibration stones and have become ungrounded this stone may help you.
This stone is better known as as Tiger Iron, and within its crystal meanings and in its coloration and banding, you can see evidence of the three stones that it is a mixture of, Red Jasper, Tigers Eye and Hematite.
This crystal helps you to feel better physically, as it grounds you quite strongly via the base and earth chakras.
Because of the unique combination of minerals within these stones it is excellent to aid healing from illness, as it brings strength and vitality back to the physical body.
Mystic Merlinite is a stone that was discovered relatively recently in Madagascar. Its crystal meanings relate to it being a quite mystical and magical crystal, which explains its name.
It has metaphysical attributes that will help to align the chakras, and having two stones may be beneficial if you are using it for this purpose. It is helpful to place one at the crown and the other at the base.
It is a stone of light and dark, a stone to aid you to work on yourself, as it can aid the birth of talents and abilities that you were unaware of, including stimulating psychic abilities and intuition.
Nebula Stone helps to bring spiritual light into the body and will infuse you quite quickly with this beautiful energy. This stone is an interesting mixture of quite a few minerals, including Aegirine, quartz, Feldspar and Epidote.
So it may be of value to read the crystal meanings of these minerals in their various alphabetic areas.
Once they come together in this stone, they have create some quite interesting metaphysical attributes, which are quite powerful to utilize.
By also grounding this light down into the earth, it helps you to have a enhanced recognition, that you are a spiritual being having a physical experience on earth.
It helps to expand your understanding of why you are here, and may stimulate the birth of psychic abilities or the knowledge of gifts you have. It can also be used to assist healing due to its action to release toxins from the body.
Nepheline enhances creativity at the sacral chakra, and heightens vitality and energy at the base chakra. Its energy mainly relates to the chakras from the heart down.
This is a greenish mineral often found mixed with other stones. Its vibration at the heart chakra brings through the energy of love, and stimulates your personal power at the solar plexus.
Its energy is excellent for meditation as it helps you to seek out the truth about what you are looking for via the meditative process.
It may help you to see the deeper meaning of illusions shown to you. It is a quite calming stone, yet at the same time stimulating.
Neptunite is a stone with an exuberant energy that helps you to find solutions to problems, and ways to reach your goals. Through the solar plexus it stimulates your personal power, and helps to align the base and sacral chakras.
The crystal meanings also relate to the way its energy helps you to let go of resentment or anger about situations in your life that you are finding difficult.
This energy helps you to understand when you are deceiving yourself or others, but in a non-judgmental way, and it helps you to focus on finding solutions.
It assists you to see illusions or areas in your life that you may need to look at more carefully, in order to see the reality of the situation.
It resonates with the energy of the moon, and may stimulate intuition or other psychic gifts that may have already begun to develop.
Noumeite is another name for Garnierite stones, and this name relates to the fact that they were first found in Noumea, but were renamed when they were found to be the same stone as Garnierite.
Their crystal meanings relate to their lovely heart based vibration. Within the thymus or higher heart chakra, they stimulate compassion and strong feelings of love.
They may assist you if you wish to acquire more things, and they may be known as the "stone of accumulation".
You may use them if you are doing games of chance to increase your chance of winning. Combine them with other stones that boost the way the LOA works such as Peridot or Citrine Crystals.
If you are a single person, a single parent or simply someone who lives on your own, they may help your to increase your level of self confidence and independence.
Nunderite - the name of
this stone is confusing to some people as there was a similar looking
stone known as Nundoorite found on Nundoora Station near Broken Hill.
I have been told that this stone selling as Nunderite comes from Nundle in NSW, and these two locations are a long way apart (around 1000km)
So it is likely that this stone is not the same as the one found on Nundoora Station and since depleted.
The Nundoorite was said to be a mix of albite, aegerine, nepheline and natrolite which sounds quite different to the stone about which I am speaking.
Yes these names are similar and this may be confusing, but this stone does have some useful metaphysical properties.
The stone now selling as Nunderite is said to be brown Andalusite with green patches of Epidote.
Having a piece on you may assist you to be overlooked, as it is said to aid you to remain anonymous and to blend in when desirable.
Its stone meanings relate to it being known to strengthen the heart and your overall well-being.
It stimulates spiritual insight and foresight, and may prevent you from making mistakes, by letting you know prior to an event if it is going to cause you a problem.
The crystal books shown below are very in-depth crystal reference books. All of the authors have been in the crystal industry for many years, and any one of their books are good to have on hand.
Melody's Encyclopedia... Love Is In The Earth, is a book that covers more than most. This book gives you so much information, and covers so many crystals that on its own is almost a reference library.
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For details of which chakra each individual stone will heal, please see the following chakra stone list.
As it is possible for stones to assist healing of more than one part of the body, they may be found in more than one chakra category in the list.
There is detailed information for each chakra, and you need only click on the highlighted chakra name to go it.
So if you need to know more, please check out the pages on each of the chakras, or for an overview of all the stones, see the page on chakra stones.
If you would like to learn more about exactly what chakras are please go to the article on the meaning of chakras for an in-depth explanation of the chakras.
If you wish to discover the meaning of stones that may interest you in another part of the alphabet, or to find out the meaning of any other crystals not covered on this page, go to the sitemap page... link below.