The name selenite comes from the Greek word Selene, meaning moon. It has been used for window panes, such as those in Santa Sabina in Rome. The giant crystals in the Naica Cave of Crystals are Selenite Gypsum.
These plates measure 6" across and are about 1/2" thick
"This mineral provides for clarity of the mind, expanding ones awareness of the self and of ones surroundings. Selenite can be used to access past-lives as well as future lives. Selenite has been used as a sharp sword of awareness, cutting through unconscious assumptions and promoting the re-connection between the Conscious self and the mystic which lives within the Higher self. It has been used to align the spinal column; allowing the Selenite to traverse the spinal column form the base of the spine to the back of the head seems to remove energy blockages, while traversing in the opposite direction seems to smooth the flow of energy." MELODY - Love is in the Earth Crystal Encyclopedia (pg 724)
Selenite is a beautiful stone it is a fine and soft vibration and heals on all levels of the light body, and assists with opening the crown and higher crown chakras. It can assist in removing energy blocks, particularly from the physical and etheric bodies. It can also remove energy blocks in the bodies of other crystals and stones. This makes it excellent for enhancing the properties of other stones and for clearing and charging them. It is also an excellent stone for protection grids, as one visitor pointed out.
Meditation with selenite can help one to develop linking in to the higher plane. It is a calming stone that instills deep peace and harmony. Meditation and spiritual development are eased and promoted by selenite. Meditations become clear over time when working with selenite and it brings a clarity to your spiritual understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Even though Selenite is an ancient stone it is one of the most powerful crystals for the new vibration coming into the earth. It can be used to place protective grids around your home, and to create a safe and quiet place. Selenite can be used to dispel negativity, both on an emotional and an etheric level. This makes it a good stone for protection. This energy combined with its angel associations makes it outstanding for angelic protection. You need only hold the selenite and pray or ask with intent for angels to protect you.
Selenite can assist with judgement and insight, mentally it can aid clearing confusion and can help with bringing a deeper understanding into our heart. Selenite is a stone of the light and assists with bringing light in."
Selenite is a stone of powerful intuition and psychic awareness through its influence on the third eye chakra. You can access past lives and do past life work and healing with it. It is also beneficial for psychic efforts, especially clairvoyance.
Selenite is a stone of love, which on the surface may seem odd. Its properties of mental flexibility and honesty, help maintain a loving relationship comfortably and with ease. It also brings harmony and inner peace which allow for recognizing love and acting in a loving manner.