Mookaite gets its name from the location where it was first discovered and is currently mined – Mooka Creek in Western Australia. According to locals, the Aboriginal word “mooka” means “running waters” and is a reference to the many fresh water springs that feed Mooka Creek. It is not surprising to find that this stone comes from the outback of the sunburnt country with its earthy colours of red, orange, white, pink, purple and any shade between.
Mookaite is a silicified porcelainite, from the Jasper family and also called Mook Jasper in Australia.
Mookaite is a stone of the “here and now”. It is a nurturing stone that supports and sustains during times of stress, bringing peace and a feeling of wholeness. It centres and roots our etheric energies to the Earth. Mookaite physically stabilises and fortifies your ego, balances the emotions, and assists with mirroring energy or reflecting back what you need to see. The stone’s colouring associates it with the lower Chakras.
This stone is very helpful when you are trying to make a specific decision. Mookaite allows you to be more flexible and to have a new perspective, perception and focus. Its grounding quality allows for an awareness of new ideas, as well as the ability to execute them. The warmer the colour (reds, oranges, yellows), the more like an old comforting friend this stone can be. When the stone has more yellow to beige tones it conveys more empowerment and strength.
Mookaite helps to build your self esteem. With its grounding properties it works well when you are dealing with a fearful situation or feel in need of protection and it is particularly good as an emotional protector. It promotes balance between your needs and the requirements of the day, allowing you to recognise and to care for the things of prime importance to your well being. Mookaite can assist in dealing with negative situations and providing a shield of uncompromising strength when confronting danger.
Consider Mookaite as a meditation stone as it promotes inner calm whilst simultaneously promoting the desire for change. It helps with living meditation; where you make meditation a part of everything you do. It can assist in contacting souls on other planes and is an aid in communication with animals.
This is the grounding stone of self healing. It is said to calm over excitable people. As a healing stone it can be used to focus on someone’s health. It may assist to stabilise the physical body and it is particularly effective for boosting and strengthening the immune system. Useful for healing wounds, in treating water retention and weight gain and helpful in treating stomach disorders, and hernias. This is good stone to help you as you age, as it assists physical ageing by raising your vibration.