Celestite

tree branch above lake river bank water weeping hanging reaching ice frost reflection winter snow frozen leaves

tree branch above lake river bank water weeping hanging reaching ice frost reflection winter snow frozen leaves

 

Celestite, also known as celestine, is a delicate blue mineral containing strontium. Its name derives from its color: the pale blue of the sky – the same root as the word “celestial.” Because of this, celestite has a strong historical association with heaven, angels, and divinity.