Selenite has a silky pearl-like appearance and is named after the Greek goddess Selene; goddess of the moon. It’s also called the Satin Spar, Maria Glass, or Desert Rose. The most commonselenite crystals are white and translucent with beautiful striations (ridges, furrows or linear marks). It’s the striations that makeselenite look unique and elegant. This crystal can be used to aid mental clarity and is ideal when there are a lot of things going on in your head which are starting to affect your sense of peace and quiet.selenite is also a protective stone which will help keep negative energies away, it can also heal your body with its healing energy. Keep a piece ofselenite in a room to create a peaceful atmosphere, or keep one next to your bed to create a restful space and help you have a good nights sleep.