Weight: 23 g
Weight: 23 g
Weight: 27 g
Weight: 57 g
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ETIMOLOGY: It comes from the Greek word "kristallos" meaning ice and "Hard" in Slavic.
CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Trigonal.
PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Primary.
CLASS MINERAL: Silicates (tectosilicates)
CHEMICAL FORMULA MINERAL ELEMENTS: SiO2.
HARDNESS: 7 on the Mohs scale.
FIELDS: Brazil, Austria (Salzburg), Scandinavia, South Africa, USA (Virginia).
MINEROLOGY: Quartz aggregate coarse and cloudy blue color, blue color is due toinclusions of crocidolite needles (Crocidolite or blue asbestos is a fibrous variety ofriebeckite that this is a group of mineral silicates). The variety of blue quartz is closely tied to rocks as ofita (it is a subvolcanic igneous rock. Crystallization under the surface of the earth, under low pressure and moderate temperature was over, causing cooling is fast, giving to slight rocks.)
MYTHOLOGY: Blue quartz is also known as sapphire quartz until recently it was thought that the blue quartz was due to the presence of another aluminosilicate, the Aerinite.
PROPERTIES: It is a mineral that calms the mind, alleviates fear, fosters creativity inspires hope, put on the throat chakra helps to connect with others.
CHAKRAS: Throat, eyebrows.
ZODIAC SIGN: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces.
USES: Meditation, jewelery, collection.