Green Tourmaline Lepidolite Specimen
This Green Tourmaline Lepidolite Specimen is truly stunning. This unique piece is an unusual combination of Green Tourmaline on a Quartz matrix which it has naturally grown out of in the Earth. Additionally, the Lepidolite even has a few pieces of Tourmaline within it. This is a wonderful collectors addition as it is such a unique specimen.
This crystal is approximately 6cm by 3.5cm by 4.5cm in size.
Green Tourmaline Meanings
Healing, strength, vitality and wholeness
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Green Tourmaline Crystal Healing Properties
Green Tourmaline is a powerful heart-activation stone that brings an invigorating energy of growth and expansion to the emotional body. It creates a resonance that benefits the heart chakra and thereby it is thought to also support the physical heart. Green Tourmaline is believed to help calm the nervous system & emotions.
History and Uses
Tourmaline has been known since ancient times, a likeness of Alexander the Great carved in India in the 2nd or 3rd century BC has been found. It is the only gemstone which has such a wide variety of colours including red, pink, green, black, blue, violet, yellow and brown. This amazing crystal is pyroelectric and piezoelectric and Dutch traders would rub them and use them to pull the ashes from their meerschaum pipes, hence their name aschentrekkers or ash pullers.
Green Tourmaline is a complex borosilicate with a hardness of 7 to 7.5. Its crystal pattern is hexagonal (trigonal) with prismatic crystals and striations running parallel to the main axis. Green Tourmaline is found in the USA, Brazil, Africa, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
I am physically whole and vibrantly alive. The strength of my heart fills and surrounds me and I am a positive force in the world.
Emotional healing and balance, purification, serenity, relaxation, stress relief
Chakras: All, especially heart and third eye
Zodiac Signs: Virgo, Libra, Capricorn
Lepidolite Crystal Healing Properties
The primary Lepidolite meaning is one of a deeply relaxing energy. This purple stone is one of the most powerful crystals for countering stress, worry, fear and grief. It allows us to find a strong, stable, emotional centre and prevents extreme emotional shifts. Lepidolite is believed to assist us to perceive and release past emotional trauma which we may still be unconsciously holding on to and allows us to live fully in the present moment. It is believed to curb hyperactivity and assist with sleep disorders.
History and Uses
Lepidolite comes from the Latin word lepidos meaning scale and refers to the growing habit of some types of this crystal which form in layers. Its high lithium content means it has been traditionally used to alleviate conditions of anxiety and depression.
Lepidolite is a potassium lithium aluminium silicate with a hardness of 2.5 to 3. Deposits have been found in Africa, Brazil, Greenland and the USA.
I let go of all worries and embrace life with joy