Geology / History

An ancient mollusc that lived more than 400 million years ago in the Triasic Age. The name means straight horn. Orthoceras is a genus of extinct nautiloid cephalopod. It could be likened to an ancient form of squid with a shell. This genus is sometimes called Orthoceratites.

Orthoceras fossils have a global distribution occurring in marine rock especially limestone. These are slender, elongate shells with the middle of the body chamber transversely constricted & a subcentral orthochoanitic siphuncle. The surface is ornamented by a network of fine patterning.

Metaphysical Properties

Orthoceras teach us to live in the moment & stay true to ourselves. They cast off negativity & release karmic attachments. Within is a very strong Earth & heart energy that unblocks energy pathways, giving rise to vibrant new energy. They enhance our physical body's ability to stay balanced & healthy because it helps us to listen to ourselves. Brings confidence & strength with a courageous approach to all life's challenges. They restructure energy fields restoring harmony to the mind, body & soul.

An excellent Earth trauma healer. This super strong stone recenters leaking energy & activates kundalini life force spiral. Excellent for Reiki & healing as they connect to ancient pure healing light. Orthoceras are the keepers of knowledge & open doorways to the Akashic records. They also hold the ancient secrets of the Fibonacci sequence & manifestation. Their greatest gift is that of complete universal connectivity, pure oneness & love.

Crystal Healing

DNA realignment, Aids abdominal upset, skin disorders, anxiety, headaches & stress. Assists organ & nerve function.   

Classification

Group: Fossil

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Mollusca

Class: Cephalopoda

Order: Orthocerida

Family: Orthoceratidae

Genus: Orthoceras