Andalusite is named for the locality of Andalusia, Spain where it was originally discovered. Andalusite occurs as brown, red, white, orange and green crystals. The gem quality crystal is translucent to transparent. Andalusite offers balance in your life. It grounds and stabilises, maintains balance and finding your centre in times of adversity. It is found in commercial quantities in the Inyo Mountains California in the USA, Kazakhstan and in South Africa.