Quartz with Green Apatite, Muscovite, Siderite 93g

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Quartz with Green Apatite, Muscovite & Siderite 93g

A rare collectors specimen.

Dimensions: 7.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm

Origin: PANASQUEIRA MINE, CASTELO BRANCO, PORTUGAL.

Clear quartz crystals have an incredibly long history of use in all sorts of fields. It’s ability to focus, amplify, store and transform energy is used throughout the technology world. They are one of the most famous crystals and have been significant to cultures on every continent, as well as being the base for many other crystals, including extremely precious ones like amethyst. 

 Quartz crystals are made of silicone and oxygen, but frequently contain other trace minerals and metals, which can give them a wide variety of colours. The beautiful clear quartz crystal is by far the most famous, but they come in every colour of the rainbow.

Apatite is a calcium phosphate that has a close resemblance to tourmaline.

It comes in many colours and forms, and it’s often confused with many other minerals, such as Fluorite and Aquamarine. Apatite can be opaque, translucent or transparent. It’s colours range from white to green, brown, yellow, and violet.

It’s gets its name from the Greek word ‘apatao’, which means to deceive. This is because Apatite’s chemical composition almost imitates the chemical composition of many other stones. Apatite is usually found in Brazil, Russia, Canada and Mexico.

 Folklore and Healing Properties:

 All of Apatite’s colours are said to aid in the absorption of calcium, thereby helping cartilage, bones and teeth.  Blue, clear and yellow apatite are also reported to help control hunger, suppressing it and boosting metabolism, and encouraging you to take on healthier dietary habits.  It boosts motivation.

Apatite is supposedly excellent at helping you release those energies and/or people who no longer serve your greater good in life.  Hold the apatite while you meditate upon those who you wish to let go.

Muscovite is the most common mineral of the mica family. Like other micas it readily cleaves into thin transparent sheets. Muscovite sheets have a pearly to vitreous lustre on their surface. Muscovite can be pink, colourless, silver-white, yellowish, violet, greenish with a pearly lustre on cleavage faces. Because of its silvery sheen, Muscovite is sometimes called cat’s silver.

Folklore and Healing Properties:

Muscovite is believed to have the ability to disperse insecurity, self-doubt and clumsiness.
Muscovite is used to control blood sugar, balance pancreatic secretions, alleviate dehydration, prevent hunger while fasting, regulate the kidneys, relieve insomnia and allergies and heal any condition resulting from disease or distress.

Weight 93 g