Septarian Nodules (Dragon Stone)
Nurturing • Public Speaking • Tolerance
Septarian nodules were formed during the Cretaceous Period, around 50 to 70 million years ago.
Periodic volcanic eruptions killed the smaller sea life which sank to the sea bed and started decomposing. The minerals in the shells and carcasses attracted sea floor sediments which accumulated around the carcasses and formed nodules or mud balls. When the ocean eventually receded, the mud balls dried out and began to shrink and crack into the beautiful patterns that you see here.
Sea levels were much higher then and the Gulf of Mexico reached inland to Southern Utah where many of the septarian nodules are found. They are also found in Madagascar where conditions were similar.
Septarian is used to enhance and nurture communication with groups, making it much easier to speak clearly and kindly in group settings. It is said to bring unconscious foreknowledge needed by the user to help him or her always be prepared for what is coming up.