The crystal Selenite can be found around the world in the colors white and orange. It is a very powerful crystal that offers (spiritual) protection and relieves (physical) pain. It also has a calming and relaxing effect and can be used to cleanse and recharge other crystals. Selenite can be placed nearby (in raw or polished form) or worn on the body (in polished or coated form). Orange Selenite gets its colors from Hematite inclusions which have a grounding effect (absorbs negative energy).
Selenite has a score of 2 on the Mohs Hardness Scale. This makes Selenite a very soft crystal that scratches and breaks easily. Selenite dissolves in water and splinters easily in raw form.