This lovely, dark green stone with silvery, chatoyant fibers is called Seraphinite. With a hardness of 2 to 2.5, it is the gemstone name of the mineral Clinochlore (H8Mg5Al2Si3O18). It was discovered in the Korshunovskaia Mine, near Lake Baikal in eastern Siberia, by Russian mineralogist, Nikolai I. Koksharov, director of the Imperial Mineralogical Society. It is said that its angelic name is an indication that it can help one contact and communicate with angels. Seraphinite may also be used for healing nerves and brain cells, and is recommended for strengthening and activating all chakras.