Aragonite is a calcium carbonate mineral. Biological and physical processes, including precipitation from marine and freshwater environments is what it is formed by. It has an orthorhombic crystal system, a hardness of 3.5 - 4 and can be found in many colours such as - brown, white, yellow, red, orange, purple, blue and grey.
Metaphysically, Aragonite is known for it's reliability to ground and is considered a powerful stone for earth-healing. It attunes to the Earth Goddess and is said to encourage conservation and recycling, transform geopathic stress, even from a distance, as well as stabilise the base and earth chakras. It is widely used for past life work, it is said to gently take one back into their childhood or even beyond. Aragonite teaches one acceptance and patience, combats over-sensitivity, facilitates delegating, encourages reliability and discipline, aids concentration and brings insight into the cause of a problem or situation.