Crocoite Specimen


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Crocoite Specimen

Transform any space into a haven of wonder and fascination with this Crocoite Specimen, a natural masterpiece. Whether gracing your private sanctuary or commanding attention in a curated display, this Crocoite Specimen from Dundas, Australia, is a testament to the Earth’s artistic prowess – an invitation to marvel at the symphony of elements that shaped its form.

Crocoite Meaning

Passion, Vitality, Confidence

Chakras: Crocoite is often associated with the Sacral and Root chakras, helping to balance and align these energy centers in certain belief systems.

Element: Fire

Zodiac Sign: Leo

Number: 9

Crocoite Healing Properties

Crocoite is thought by some to amplify and enhance energy, making it potentially useful in meditation or energy work.

It is believed that crocoite can stimulate creative thinking and enhance passion, potentially aiding in artistic pursuits or endeavors that require inspiration.

Crocoite is sometimes associated with boosting vitality and self-confidence, encouraging individuals to embrace their personal power and stand up for themselves.

In some holistic belief systems, crocoite is associated with the sacral and root chakras. It is believed to help balance and align these energy centers in the body.

History and Uses

Crocoite was first discovered in the 18th century in the Ural Mountains of Russia. Its name is derived from the Greek word “krokos,” which means saffron, due to its striking orange-red color. It gained attention for its unique crystal formations and vibrant hue, making it a sought-after specimen among mineral collectors and enthusiasts.

Over time, crocoite deposits were also found in other locations around the world, including Australia (where some of the finest and most well-known crocoite specimens are found), the United States, Namibia, and various European countries.

Crocoite is highly prized by mineral collectors and enthusiasts for its vivid color and unique crystal formations. The long, slender crystals, often described as resembling red needles, make crocoite specimens visually striking and sought after for display in collections and museums.

Due to its lead content, crocoite poses health risks if mishandled, and precautions should be taken to avoid skin contact or ingestion. Its use in jewelry or practical applications is limited by its toxicity.

Geological Description

Crocoite is a mineral that belongs to the chromate mineral group. It has the chemical formula PbCrO4, indicating its composition of lead (Pb), chromium (Cr), and oxygen (O). Its vibrant orange-red color is a result of the presence of chromium in its chemical structure.

The mineral has a hardness of about 2.5 to 3 on the Mohs scale, which means it is relatively soft and can be easily scratched. Crocoite has perfect cleavage in one direction, therefore it can be split into thin sheets along this direction.


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Product Dimensions
Weight 0.007 kg
Dimensions 2.5 × 1.7 × 1.2 cm

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