Kunzite Meaning and Properties

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Properties of Spodumene

Mineral Group

Pyroxene

Cleavage

Perfect

Chemical Composition 

LiAlSi2O6

Fracture 

Irregular/Uneven, Sub-Conchoidal

Luster

Vitreous, Dull

Diaphaneity

Transparent to translucent

Color

 lilac, pink, white

Streak

White, colorless

Mohs Hardness

6.5 - 7

Specific Gravity

3.1 - 3.3

Diagnostic Properties

Prismatic crystals, strong striations parallel to the principal axis. Perfect cleavage.

Crystal System

Monoclinic

Uses

Gemstones and an Important source of lithium metal.

Chakras

Aligns all seven major Chakras

Zodiac

None

Numerical Vibration

4

Metaphysical Uses 

Kunzite, a popular gemstone, is said to have a close relationship with the heart. All things related to the cardiovascular system and the heart may be brought to light by this stone. This healing gem aids the carrier in maintaining a steady breathing pattern that supports healthy circulation and robust heart muscle.

Note: All crystals contain energy that can be used to amplify your own intentions and manifestations through meditation and daily wear.

Geolgoic Setting

Very rare mineral and found almost exclusively in lithium rich pegmitites. 

Care

To preserve the pink color do not leave this crystal exposed to sunlight. This will result in the color fading to white. 

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