Crystal Stones...

Starting With The Letter C

Written By Liz Oakes

The crystal stones that are on this page, are the C section of the alphabetical list of crystals or stones. 

Check out the photo grid below to see the crystals that are written about on this site, to discover if the stone you are looking for is there.

Blue CelestiteCelestite Crystal

Many of these stones are also discussed in various other parts of this web-site and some are found on their own page. 

If you take a look at the pictures below you will notice that many of the names of these healing crystals are highlighed with a link (that leads to its page).

To make it easy to find what you want, have a look at the photo grid below to see if the crystal you are looking for is on the list.

Photos Of Crystal Stones ... C

There are in-depth articles on a large number of healing crystals for you to learn about. This allows you to read more detailed information on that specific healing stone or crystal and its uses.

Once any of the crystal stones have their own individual page, you can go there to read about them in detail.

On this page you will only find a brief outline of the metaphysical properties and healing actions of the crystals that are listed here that do not yet have a page written about them.

If you click on a link under a photo in the grid, it will take you to that crystals individual page.

Calligraphy StoneCalligraphy Stone
Cats Eye ChrysoberylCats Eye Chrysoberyl
CeladoniteCeladonite In Quartz
Celestial QuartzCelestial Quartz
Chrysotile aka ChrysotiteChrysotile aka Chrysotite
Cobalt BloomCobalt Bloom
Cobaltian CalciteCobaltian Calcite
Coral FossilCoral Fossil
Cradle of HumankindCradle of Humankind
Crimson CalciteCrimson Calcite

If you have an interest in any crystal stones that are in another part of the alphabet, please find out the stone meanings and metaphysical properties in these categories by searching on the sitemap page... see link at bottom of the page.

Pictures Of Some Of The Chakra Stones Starting With C

CelestiteSoul Star Chakra Stone: Celestite
Clear QuartzCrown Chakra Stone: Clear Quartz
CharoiteThird Eye Chakra Stone: Charoite
CavansiteThroat Chakra Stone: Cavansite
Chrysanthemum StoneHigher Heart Chakra Stone: Chrysanthemum Stone
ChrysopraseHeart Chakra Stone: Chrysoprase
CitrineSolar Plexus Chakra Stone: Citrine
CarnelianNavel or Sacral Chakra Stone: Carnelian
CupriteRoot or Base Chakra Stone: Cuprite
CassiteriteEarth Star Chakra Stone: Cassiterite

At the bottom of this page, below the information on individual stones is a list with the chakra stones that begin with C, and this provides information on the chakra that each stone may heal.

Crystal Stones - C

Calligraphy Stone 

Calligraphy Stone is also known as Miriam Stone, and Elephant Skin Jasper. These stones come from the Himalayan mountains in India, and have hematite and iron included in this shell fossil.

Calligraphy StoneCalligraphy Stone

Use them during meditation as their stimulation of the third eye may help you to access the Akashic records, and may stimulate the gift of channeled writing.

These crystal stones have a number of powerful attributes. They are known to assist you with connecting with angels and with finding your spirit guide.

They may help to make a connection between the third eye chakra and the sacral chakra, and are also a psychic protection stone.


Campbellite is an unusual copper based mineral stone that is made up of a mix of different minerals including calcite and a number of copper based minerals such as Copper, Turquoise, Cuprite,  Chrysocolla,  Malachite and Tenorite and some others.


It has a strong energy for healing, and is known for its action to assist healers to evaluate the needs of the client during healing. It is useful used with other minerals to boost the energy of that which it is combined with.

If one of these crystal stones are in contact with the body, its vibration is helpful to aid you to avoid danger, as it will assist the etheric body to recognize where the threat is coming from and act to protect you.

Its energy brings those in relationships closer both spiritually and emotionally, and may stimulate mental telepathy between those who have have been drawn closer in this way.


Cancrinite works within a large number of chakras, but in particular within the sacral or navel chakra.

The energy of this crystal stone involves its action to boost your courage, and its vibration also helps you to garner approval from others if you need it.


The golden crystal stones of Cancrinite are helpful to use in meditation, as they create a golden shield of protective light around you.

It comes in a range of colors and these will be helpful at various chakras depending on the color.

The pink and green stones work at the heart chakra, the blue at the throat. The orange or golden stones stimulate the sacral area and the white or purple vibrate at the crown chakra.

It is known for it action to assist you not to give into temptation, if giving in is not in your best interest.

It helps you to let go of those things in your life that are no longer required and it helps you to bring in the new to replace what you have let go of.


Carletonite is known as a rare crystal and there isn't much written about it. Although it is blue, which usually relates to the throat chakra, its energy also resonates quite strongly within the third eye and the crown chakra.


These crystal stones can easily be felt working in the area of the brain, and have a calming and soothing vibration.

It's metaphysical properties relate to its action to ease anxiety and stress, and you can feel a lessening of tension when you are using it.

I could definitely feel its energy as soon as I started to work with it. At first I felt it in my head quite clearly, like a headache without the pain, which quickly went away.

This was followed by a strong awareness of it in my brow, and in my brain. Similar to how Tremolite and Herderite work, but a little less powerful. Quite an interesting stone!

Catlinite aka Pipestone

Catlinite is sacred to the American Indian people, and these crystal stones are also known as Pipestone.

These stones are clay based, and they embody a mixture of various minerals including Pyrophyllite, Diaspore, Muscovite, Hematite and Sericite.

CatliniteCatlinite aka Pipestone

The American Indian people see this as a sacred stone, as it embodies the energy of the area that it comes from, and if you have Indian ancestry it may benefit you to use it in meditation.

It has been in use by the people of the desert areas where it comes from in sacred ceremonies, and it has been used to carve sacred objects from.

It is know to be helpful to make contact with spirit guides, especially relating to the Indian civilization and its people.

Cats Eye Chrysoberyl aka Cymophane 

Cats Eye Chrysoberyl is also known as Cymophane. These crystals are helpful to boost the healing action of other stones they are combined with.

Although these stones have the look of an eye within the stone naturally, they are also carefully cut into a shape that ensures that they have the look of a cats eye.

Cats Eye ChrysoberylCats Eye Chrysoberyl Earrings

The metaphysical attributes of these crystal stones relate to their strong action to attract good luck into your life. These stones resonate at the solar plexus chakra to boost self-esteem.

They also help to make a connection between the solar plexus and crown chakras. This is helpful to create balance between the physical and spiritual aspects of your life.

Some people who use Cats Eye Chrysoberyl develop the gift of prophecy or precognition, and all colors and types of Chrysoberyl are useful to stimulate the intellect.


Celadonite is the lime green inclusion within this piece of quartz. This mineral occurs most commonly within quartz, and while it can be included within Golden Healers, it is most commonly found in clear quartz.

CeladoniteCeladonite In Quartz

The Celadonite inclusions in the quartz are often quite small, but they have a quite good vibration.

When this mineral is combined with quartz this will magnify its action. These crystal stones are excellent to aid healing.

They have a gentle rejuvenating and cleansing energy that zeros in on issues related to cell permeability and it may also help to bring an increase of oxygen into the blood.

This mineral seems to work out what the problem is, then simply works on helping you to heal. 

They are known to aid you to contact your spirit guides, and they also help you to bring an increase of peace and harmony in your life.

Candle Quartz aka Celestial Quartz or Atlantean Lovestar

Celestial Quartz has also been known as Candle Quartz for some time, but are now also called Atlantean Lovestars, as they were said to have been given as love tokens at the time of Atlantis. 

This it is an unusual variety of quartz, which has many small crystal terminations all over the body of the crystal.

Candle QuartzCandle Quartz aka Celestial Quartz or Atlantean Lovestar

It is called Candle Quartz as it has a defined inner crystal, and the outside looks like the wax that flows down from a candle.

They often occur as groups, with two, three or more separate clusters growing together, like the one on right which has six separate crystal points, (one central five smaller.)

If you can get a group they are more powerful as each member of the group magnifies and multiplies the effect of the others nearby. 

These crystal stones are quite powerful crystals, and have many aspects, including aiding abundance. Celestial Quartz are true to their name, as they will bring Divine Love into your life.

You may benefit by meditating with these crystals, as their energy can help you to utilize their vibration, for emotional healing and to assist you with developing intuition.


Celestobarite has an energy that helps you to see what may happen in the future and by showing you these issues helps you to decide if that path is where you want to go.

These crystal stones may present you with possibilities of future events, and by cutting through barriers may aid you to decide how to move forward with greater confidence.


It will open you up to seeing issues from more than one perspective, and by clarifying issues will assist you to choose your own path.

Note that it is known to show you the dark side, using what they call black humor, better to see it using this stone as it also does it in a joyful way.

If you wish to meditate with this stone, it is a powerful stone to protect you. When traveling on shamanic journeys, it holds you suspended between the soul star and base chakras, keeping you safe.


Chalcanthite is a blue crystal with a vibration that is excellent to place close to you to calm your mind, to aid you to ready yourself for meditation.


These crystal stones may help you to develop yourself on a more spiritual level.

It may enable you to receive messages from other realms, including other planets. In some people it has a resonance that may aid you to better understand the communications you are receiving.

It also aids communication and may help you to deliver the messages you receive to others.


Childrenite has quite a strong energy that is useful to use when doing past life clearing. It helps you to rise above issues from past lives that have been making you unable to function as you should.


The energy of this crystal stone works strongly within the solar plexus chakra, to boost personal power.

It is helpful to aid you to control your temper, and may boost your staying power when relationships get difficult.

It assists you to be open to new ideas and is helpful to assist decision making in business related dealings.


Chrysoberyl crystals may be green, greenish yellow or golden yellow in color. While all colors have similar properties, the green stones have a strong heart based energy, while the golden crystals resonate more strongly within the solar plexus.

ChrysoberylTwinned Chrysoberyl

Note: these are quite small specimens, but you don't need big stones as their energy is quite strong.

These crystal stones are powerful to boost the level of abundance in your life, and will help the flow of heart based actions in your life.

They have are beneficial crystals for creativity, and are a stone of new beginnings that have a good energy to aid healing, and assist the organs within the areas of the specific chakra related to their color.

Some people who use Cats Eye Chrysoberyl may develop the gift of prophecy, assisting you to see the possibilities of your future life.

Chrysotile aka Chrysotite

Chrysotile is also known as Chrysotite. This is a green and white striped stone that is an excellent healing stone. In particular it is helpful to aid chronic fatigue, and inflammatory conditions.

ChrysotiteChrysotile aka Chrysotite

It is known for its action to aid emphysema and other lung issues, and to help the arteries and veins. These crystal stones will also aid you to be honest with yourself.

They may benefit you when you discover that you have been trying to manipulate others, as they help you to become aware of what you are doing.

This may assist you when others are trying to manipulate you into doing what they want, as their action grounds you to the earth, which aids you to see things more clearly.

Clear Calcite

Clear Calcite is also known as colorless calcite, and is the purest form of this stone. These crystal stones are found in a number of forms, including as small crystals growing on other minerals.

Clear CalciteClear Calcite

It is a helpful crystal for emotional healing, and it is beneficial to use to assist health issues caused by energy blockages.

Clear Calcite has excellent healing attributes, and is advantageous to support absentee healing. It has a strong action at the third eye chakra, and may help you to think more clearly.

By helping you to let go of the past, this may aid you to discover what you would like your future to hold.


Clinozoisite is in the same family as Epidote, and has an excellent vibration to aid emotional healing, such as a broken heart. It can help friendships to bloom, by healing conflict.

It may help you to use the power of your mind, and is known to aid you to link to the higher realms and connect with the angels.


The energy of these crystal stones helps you to make improvements in your life, by assisting you to finish ongoing projects successfully.

By its action to change the energy from negative to positive, its vibration helps to dissolve disagreements. It will also boost the level of the energy at the same time.

As a healing crystal it will help to detox the body, and is a useful stone to use after radiation treatment, to detoxify the body of radiation poisoning.

Cobalt Bloom aka Erythrite

Cobalt Bloom is another name for Erythrite. These crystal stones have a loving energy that aids love to flow throughout your entire chakra system.

ErythriteCobalt Bloom

It has a strong vibration within the heart chakra. Like many pink stones it brings the energy of love, bringing together people through the vibration of love and compassion.

It is known to strengthen the health of the physical heart and aid the blood. It may aid communication and help you to speak with self assurance and fluency.

Note: this is an arsenate based stone, so be careful when touching it, and instead use it with something between your skin and the stone.

Cobaltian Calcite

Cobaltian Calcite is a lovely stone that embodies the pink ray and has a powerful heart based vibration. They are known to aid you to release buried emotions.

Cobaltian CalciteCobaltian Calcite

These crystal stones have a sparkly look and texture, and may bring through feelings of joy and happiness.

These stones are quite beautiful made into crystal jewelry, as they are excellent heart chakra and thymus or higher heart chakra crystals.

This vibration aids you to think positively and will assist you to let go of negative feelings that you may have been holding onto.

For anyone working in a group situation, use these to aid everyone to work together in harmony.

Cobaltian CalciteCobaltian Calcite

This energy is excellent to wear, and having a Cobaltian Calcite pendant within your energy field, may help to form friendships and may facilitate raising your consciousness.

They may also aid you to become more in tune with the energy of the higher spiritual realms, and may assist you to develop psychic gifts.

These stones may also be known as Cobaltoan Calcite and also as Sphaerocobaltite, although this second name (what a mouthful) is not normally used when speaking about the hot pink stone.


Colemanite assists you receive answers to questions and to remain patient while waiting for the answer. It is a powerful stone that has a quite easily felt electrical current within it.


For this reason it may be difficult for many people to use, and it is advised that it is used only for a few minutes a time.

It is one of the crystal stones for healers, especially those doing herbal or holistic healing. It will aid you if you are in need, as it can help you to get assistance from the Divine.

It has a strong energy within the crown chakra and up into the soul star and higher transpersonal chakras, and the current that flows within it, helps to make a connection with your higher self and with spirit.


Conichalcite is a strong heart based stone that will help you to deal with change with courage, yet stimulates you to hesitate before activity.


These crystal stones help this process by their energy to combine the heart chakra with the third eye, which will aid you to stop and think before taking action.

Conichalcite also stimulates the solar plexus chakra, to aid you to embrace your personal power with a loving heart, and helps you to find solutions to problems.

Its action at the third eye helps your meditation, and may stimulate your intuition and imagination.


Copal is similar in nature to Amber, as it is a resin fossil. The energy of these stones, stimulates the crown chakra, and this makes it a powerful stone to use in meditation.


Using it at the crown chakra may move your spiritual growth in a new direction. It has an excellent action to encourage your innate mental gifts and talents.

It may assist you to develop psychic abilities, particularly ones that you were unaware of, and it has an energy that may assist you when you are working with your spirit guides.

These crystal stones have an excellent vibration that may help to boost healing, by their action to remove energy blocks in the meridians and so aid the health of the physical body.


Copper may help you if you are feeling lethargic and lacking energy. It can help you to feel more self reliant, less dependent on others and more able to take action when required.


It is not really a crystal, but it does fit into the general category of crystal stones and rocks. It may enhance the creation of loving relationships and loving actions.

Copper is believed to be a lucky stone, and is known to amplify your thoughts and may boost the sending of messages via thought.

It naturally occurs in a variety of colors, but all are similar, just various shades, and it is found in a number of forms.

This mineral has a number of excellent metaphysical qualities, including to balance the astral body with the physical body.

Coral Fossil

Coral Fossil may also help the development of psychic vision, aiding you to more easily visualize those things you desire.

Coral FossilCoral Fossil

This stone is the skeleton or part of the coral animals that are left after the death of the marine coral creatures.

These crystal stones are known for their action to help you to feel calmer and more tranquil, and they are helpful to aid you to relax and to be at peace.

All colors of coral are known for their action to boost psychic abilities and intuition and to stimulate the imagination.

Cradle of Humankind

Cradle of Humankind Crystals are a type of limestone or chert that comes from caves in Magaliesberg, South Africa.

Cradle of HumankindCradle of Humankind

These caves are where the first hominid fossils were found, and they relate to some of the earliest ancestors of modern man, as they are around seven million years old.

These crystal stones have a strong grounding energy that will help you to make a connection to mother Gaia, via the earth chakra.

They have a soothing vibration, and they make you feel that all is well in your life.

They may aid you to discover information about past lives in ancient times, and help you to understand how that relates to your current life, and perhaps what your purpose is in being born at this time.


Creaseyite is helpful to strengthen the third eye chakra, particularly if its been weakened by distress, fear, apprehension or insecurity.


Its energy will aid concentration, and will also assist with problem solving.  Its action at the third eye helps to strengthen your intuition and instinctive abilities.

It may assist you to accept responsibility, and allows you to be aware that you are personally responsible for your own actions, rather than being dependent on others.

This is one of the crystal stones that helps you to look at your life and determine how to organize and plan for the best results, and see what the ramifications of your actions might be.

As a healing crystal its action relates to its effectiveness to assist with the treatment of Lyme Disease, Lupus, severe burns and to aid skin cancer.

Crimson Calcite

Crimson Calcite is a very dark red variety of calcite that comes from Mexico. These crystals have a strong vibration at the base chakra.

Crimson CalciteCrimson Calcite

They are excellent spiritual grounding stones, as they will bring you fully into your body, especially if you get high after working with high vibration stones.

The energy of these stones helps to make you feel good, as they induce physical vitality. If you hold one of these stones in your hand, you may feel your blood pulse with the influx of vibrant energy.

They are excellent crystal stones to stimulate the health of the body, as they help you to release fear and help you to let go of negative thoughts and habits that are holding you back.

Cross Quartz

Cross Quartz Crystal is a particular quartz configuration. Read more about these configurations in the article on quartz configurations.


Cuprite is a red copper rich stone that naturally occurs with Chrysocolla. Its color is usually in a shade of red, but may also be a darker brown or reddish black color, and also in a form known as Silver Cuprite.


It energy is easily felt at the base chakra and it also has a beneficial action at the solar plexus and sacral chakras.

It is a good spiritual grounding stone, and may be especially helpful for you to use when working with high vibration crystal stones, as it will help you to return to normal.

It may be advantageous to have on you when your energy is flagging, and it is known to be helpful to assist with preventing discrimination in the workplace.

It may help both men and women to embrace their feminine or receptive side.


"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence therefore is not an act but a habit." Aristotle.

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Specific Chakras - List Of Chakra Stones C Alpha Group 

Soul Star Chakra: Cassiterite, Castorite, Celestial Quartz, Celestite, Charoite, Chrysanthemum Stone, Clear Quartz Crystals, Clear Topaz, Cobalt Bloom, Colemanite, Creedite, Cryolite

Crown Chakra: Cacoxenite In Quartz, Cancrinite, Carletonite, Cats Eye Chrysoberyl, Cavansite, Celestial Quartz, Celestite, Celestobarite, Cerussite, Chabazite, Chalcopyrite, Charoite, Chiastolite, Chrysanthemum Stone, Clear Calcite, Clear Quartz Crystals, Clear Topaz, Cobalt Bloom, Colemanite, Cookeite, Covellite, Creedite, Crocoite, Cross Quartz Crystal, Cryolite

Third Eye Chakra: Calligraphy Stone, Cacoxenite In Quartz, Carletonite, Cavansite, Celadonite, Celestial Quartz, Celestite, Chalcopyrite, Charoite, Chlorite Phantom Quartz, Chrysanthemum Stone, Chrysocolla, Cinnabar, Citrine Crystals, Clear Quartz Crystals, Cobalt Bloom, Conichalcite, Cookeite, Covellite, Creaseyite, Creedite, Crocoite, Cryolite

Throat Chakra: Cancrinite, Cavansite, Celestite, Chalcanthite, Chrysanthemum Stone, Chrysocolla, Chrysotile, Cobalt Bloom, Creedite, Cryolite

Higher Heart Chakra: Castorite, Chrysanthemum Stone, Chrysoprase, Chrysotile, Cobalt Bloom, Cobaltian Calcite, Creedite, Crocoite, Cryolite

Heart Chakra: Cacoxenite In Quartz, Campbellite, Cancrinite, Castorite, Carnelian, Celadonite, Charoite, Chlorite Phantom Quartz, Chrysanthemum Stone, Chrysoberyl, Chrysocolla, Chrysoprase, Chrysotile, Clinozoisite, Cobalt Bloom, Cobaltian Calcite, Conichalcite, Creedite, Crocoite, Cryolite, Cuprite

Solar Plexus Chakra: Cacoxenite In Quartz, Carnelian, Cassiterite, Cats Eye Chrysoberyl, Celestobarite, Chalcopyrite, Charoite, Childrenite, Chrysanthemum Stone, Chrysoberyl, Chrysocolla, Chrysoprase, Citrine, Clinohumite, Clinozoisite, Cobalt Bloom, Conichalcite, Crackled Fire Agate, Creedite, Cryolite

Sacral Chakra: Calligraphy Stone, Carnelian, Cassiterite, Chrysanthemum Stone, Chrysocolla, Cinnabar, Citrine, Clinohumite, Cobalt Bloom, Covellite, Crackled Fire Agate, Creedite, Crocoite, Cryolite, Cuprite

Base Chakra: Campbellite, Cancrinite, Carnelian, Cassiterite, Celestobarite, Cerussite, Charoite, Chiastolite, Chrysanthemum Stone,Chrysocolla, Chrysotile, Cinnabar, Citrine Crystals, Cobalt Bloom, Crackled Fire Agate, Crimson Calcite, Crocoite, Cryolite, Cuprite

Earth Chakra: Cassiterite, Chabazite, Charoite, Chiastolite, Chrysanthemum Stone, Chrysotile, Cinnabar, Cobalt Bloom, Crackled Fire Agate, Crocoite, Cryolite

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