Sodalite, which name reflects its sodium content is found in all shades and hues of blue and is a major constituent of the rock lapis lazuli, therefore these two stones are easily confused. However, unlike lapis, sodalite very rarely contains the brassy pyrite specks, and it has a lower specific gravity. Sodalite will likely contain white streaks of calcite and is often carved as well as used for jewelry.It is a 5.5 of hardness at Mohs scale with a cubic crystal structure.
Sodalite according to tradition brings order and calmness to the mind. It encourages rational thought, objectivity, truth and intuition, along with verbalization of feelings. It balances the metabolism, boosts the immune system and overcomes calcium deficiencies. It combats radiation damage by soaking up electromagnetic smog. Sodalite treats the throat, vocal cords, larynx and helps with hoarseness and digestive disorders.
Zodiac : Sagittarius.