Carboniferous Limestone containing fossilised horned coral.
Source: Frosterley, Co.Durham England.
A black limestone from the Rogerley mine in Frosterley, County Durham. It containing fossil corals of the Carboniferous Period, some 325 million years ago. When cut and polished the result is a beautiful ornate stone, much desired for church decoration, particularly during the Middle Ages. Sometimes it is called “Vatican Stone” because of its use in the Vatican, Rome.
Frosterley Marble is a stone that promotes positive thoughts within us. It helps to foster feelings of both purity and innocence. It provides us with common sense and also helps us to exert self-control, to think for ourselves and helps to ensure that we always try to do the right thing. Frosterley Marble helps to open us up to new ways of thinking and makes us much more receptive to new ideas and new ways of doing things.
Frosterley Marble enhances psychic abilities, telepathic abilities and also the power of prayers. It is an excellent meditation crystal helping to enter into a deeper meditation and to the firm innermost quiet center