Astrophyllite is a complex mineral, a potassium, sodium, iron, manganese, titanium silicate. It forms in bladed crystals which often occur in start busts within itís tan matrix rock. Itís colour is most often a coppery bronze but can also be golden yellow. Itís crystal system is triclinic. It forms in cavities in igneous rocks, especially nepheline syenites. It can occur in association with acmite, feldspars, brown micas titanite and zircon. It has been found in Greenland, Norway and the USA, but most material on the market has come from Kola Peninsula of Russia.

Astrophyllite is said to help one accept oneís shadow self and feel more whole and assists one in finding Light in the darkest corners and in deciding to express oneís full Light in the world. Astrophllite is said to allow one to face oneís darkest fears and reclaim oneís full power.
Physically Astrophyllite may energetically protect one against radiation and electromagnetic fields. It helps regulate the nervous system and enhances brain function. Astrophyllite is said to be useful in supporting detoxification on an energetic or physical level.