Lepidolite Sphere with Smoky Quartz Crystal Inclusions - Polished
Lepidolite Sphere with Smoky Quartz Crystal Inclusions - Polished
Lepidolite Sphere with Smoky Quartz Crystal Inclusions - Polished
Lepidolite Sphere with Smoky Quartz Crystal Inclusions - Polished

Lepidolite Sphere with Smoky Quartz Crystal Inclusions - Polished

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Polished Natural Lepidolite with Smoky Quartz Crystal Inclusions Sphere

Diameter: 95.4mm

Weight: 3.3 lbs.

Origin: Madagascar

Chakra: Crown, Third Eye, Heart, Solar Plexus, Sacral, Root

Planets: Jupiter & Neptune

Zodiac Signs: Libra, Pisces

Elements: Water, Storm

Properties: Anxiety Relief, Calming & Patience, Self-Love, Balance, Stress-Relief, Relaxation, Purification, Emotional Understanding, Rejuvenation, Peace of Mind

 Lepidolite is nicknamed the "Worry Stone", as it helps to neutralize powerful emotional reactions to anxiety. It helps to dispel negative emotions that build up over the course of a day. It helps one to live fully in each moment without the burdens of stress. Helps you to be more in touch with your emotions- in waking life and in the dreamworld.

Lepidolite is a lilac-grey or rose-colored member of the mica group of minerals.

It is the most abundant lithium-bearing minerals, and is a secondary source of this metal. It is a phyllosilicate mineral and a member of the polylithionite-trilithionite series.  Lepidolite is part of a three-part series consisting of polylithionite, lepidolite, and trilithionite. All three minerals share similar properties and are caused because of varying ratios of lithium and aluminum in their chemical formulas. The Li:Al ratio varies from 2:1 in polylithionite up to 1.5:1.5 in trilithionite. 

Lepidolite is found naturally in a variety of colors, mainly pink, purple, and red, but also gray and, rarely, yellow and colorless. Because lepidolite is a lithium-bearing mica, it is often wrongly assumed that lithium is what causes the pink hues that are so characteristic of this mineral. Instead, it is trace amounts of manganese that cause the pink, purple, and red colors. 

It is associated with other lithium-bearing minerals like spodumene in pegmatite bodies. It is one of the major sources of the rare alkali metalsrubidium and caesium. Lepidolite’s name comes from the Greek translation of “scale,” which is a reference to its scaly appearance. It wasn’t discovered until 1861, and was initially called Lilalite due to its lavender hue. It contains the most lithium of any other mineral on earth. Lithium, an extremely light metal, has many high-tech uses.

Lepidolite is a very soft and brittle stone that can only be cut, shaped, or polished when it is found within a Quartz body.

Lithium-aluminum potassium mineral

Member of: Mica Group

Color: Light Purple- Dark Purple

Streak: White

Chemical Formula: 

KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2 to K(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2

Luster: Sub-Vitreous, Resinous, Greasy, Pearly

Hardness: 2.5-3.5

Specific Gravity: 2.8-2.9

Cleavage Quality: Perfect

Fracture: Uneven

Crystal System: Monoclinic

Each piece in this collection is hand-selected and unique, you will receive the specific piece that you choose from the photographs listed.