barite (photo by didier descouens) is compatible with: phenacite, scolecite for calming energy, danburite for angelic connection, fluorite for intuition.
benitoite (photo by rob lavinsky) was discovered in 1906 near the headwaters of the san benito river, in san benito county, california. it has a sapphire blue colour and was first thought to be a variety of sapphire.
beryl has a gentle energy that helps encourage a feeling of security and self confidence. beryl is a group of gems including aquamarine, heliodor, morganite, bixbite and emerald.
beryllonite (photo by rob lavinsky) can be faceted but does not make attractive gemstones. it is a rare sodium beryllium phosphate mineral found in granitic and alkali pegmatite.
bixbite/red beryl (photo by rob lavinsky) is only found in utah and is the rarest of the beryls.
black calcite is helpful in overcoming the darkness.
black jasper, sometimes called blackstone, is a stone with a highly protective energy. used for protection against lightning.
black tourmaline (schorl) has a strong affinity for plants. additionally, black tourmaline has all the healing and metaphysical properties of tourmaline. it is one of the most popular stones for spiritual purposes.
bloodstone which the ancients called heliotrope, is best known as a healing stone.
see also general properties of apatite.