Indigo Gabbro

Indigo Gabbro

Nicknamed the ‘wise soul’, Indigo Gabbro’s speciality is digging up deep-rooted issues, expanding knowledge and providing the bearer with insight.

Indigo Gabbro knows your weaknesses and understands your strengths.  Connecting with this stone strips you of false identifications and allows you to truly see yourself; it leads you to comprehend your full complexity, in all its glory, empowering you to grow beyond the labelled box the world has put you in.  Indigo Gabbro gets you.


AFFIRMATION:  “Dark and light are but one, I recognise and see what is in between the two”

BEST FOR:  opening up all psychic and intuitive abilities, understanding life’s lessons

ORIGINS:  Madagascar, Alaska

COMPANION STONES:  to enhance dream work – Dream Amethyst and Black Tourmaline;  meditating to explore past lives - Scolecite,  Charoite, Aquamarine, and Lemurians

RARITY:  uncommon



The History of Indigo Gabbro

Mystic Merlinite, also known as Indigo Gabbro is a combination mineral discovered in Madagascar.  Little is known about its discoverer or the reason for naming this stone after the mystic Merlin. 

Merlin, enchanter and wise man in Arthurian legend and romance of the Middle Ages, whose name derives from the Welsh folk legend Myrddin Wyllt, was a druidic shapeshift who harnessed the power of magic to cast spells.  Stories of Merlin range from battling dragons to reading prophecies into the future.


Recognising Indigo Gabbro

Indigo Gabbro is usually a black stone with grey-coloured mottling, which can be polished to a high shine.  When held in the sunlight it shows a unique violet iridescence.

Indigo Gabbro has a hardness of 6-6.5 on the Mohs scale.


What is Indigo Gabbro used for?

Indigo Gabbro’s raison d’etre is expanding your knowledge and providing you with insight.  Helping you deal with your most deep-rooted problems is 100% IG’s jam (the incredible boost of strength, courage and love is just a happy side effect).

Gently uncovering the darkest side of yourself, your Indigo Gabbro stone will guide you in facing your past memories and the old patterns you’ve kept stuffed in the back of your mind cupboard.  This stone will expose these dark aspects and how they’ve contributed to your biggest motivations. It will also help you see how your darkest aspects intertwine with your highest self.

The energies of Indigo Gabbro will help heal the darkness inside you and encourage you to act with a higher and more enlightened purpose.

As a high-energy stone, Indigo Gabbro is used to increase and channel energy for Reiki and other types of energy healing.  Employed to cleanse and shield the aura and psyche, Indigo Gabbro transmutes negative energy and can be used to remove entity implants whether from terrestrial or extra-terrestrial origin.  After all, there’s a big wide world out there.

Other Names: Mystic Merlinite
Mineral Information: Feldspar and Quartz
Colour + Appearance: Black with grey-purple inclusions
Hardness: 6-6.5 (Mohs)