A large yellow Spodumene specimen.
Keywords: Clarity, self confidence, protection
Chakras: Crown, Third eye, Throat, Heart
Zodiac Signs: Scorpio, Taurus, Leo
Spodumene Crystal Healing Properties:
Spodumene can be a great help to keep us motivated to confidently complete a task. It’s fresh cleansing energy aligns all the chakras and can assist us to remove old, stale energies or memories. It acts as a shield to protect us against unwanted energies and can be useful for those experiencing bullying or control from others. It promotes creativity, integrity, clear thinking and truth.
Spodumene History and Uses:
Spodumene is the name of a family of lithium based crystals, the white, clear, colorless, yellow or gray are referred to as Spodumene. The pink or purple coloured crystals contain manganese and are called Kunzite and the green ones containing chromium are named Hiddenite. Spodumene was first described in 1800 when a deposit was found in Sweden, the name relates to the opaque grey colour of the stone when it is processed and is derived from the Greek word “spodumenos” meaning burnt to ashes. Lithium is extracted from Spodumene to use in ceramics, mobile phone and car batteries and anti anxiety medications.
Spodumene Geological Description:
Spodumene is a lithium aluminum silicate mineral with a hardness of 7. It is the yellow form of Kunzite and Hiddenite, found in Pakistan, Australia, Afghanistan, Madagascar, USA and Brazil.