Garnet Mica Schist from the Brevard fault zone.
The Brevard Zone is a major structural feature that extends for 600 km (965 mi) across the southern Appalachians (Bobyarchick et al. 1988). This rock illustrates the intense stress and shearing this region has undergone.
This rock contains the essential minerals muscovite and garnet.
Theoretical metaphysical properties:
Muscovite: stimulates agility of thought and fosters the solving of problems by using information from the past. It will help you if you are studying as it allows you to use all parts of your mind.
Garnet: It revitalizes, purifies, and balances energy, bringing serenity or passion as appropriate. Inspires love and devotion. Garnet balances the sex drive and alleviates emotional disharmony. It activates and strengthens the survival instinct, bringing courage and hope.
During the civil war, garnets were used as ammunition in the muskets.