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APOPHYLLITE
ETYMOLOGYThe name derives from the Greek ἀπό (apo = away from) you φύλλον (phyllos = leaf), referring to the way it exfoliates when heated.
 
CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Tetragonal.
 
PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Primary.
 
MINERAL CLASS: Phyllosilicates.
 
CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTSKCa4 [F | Si4O10) 2] • 8H2O.
 
HARDNESS: 4.5 - 5 in the Mohs scale.
 
FIELDSBrazil, India, Czech Republic, Australia, Britain, Italy.
 

MINERALOGY: The apofilita is a hydrated phyllosilicate hydrothermal origin. Due to its high water content, appearance are in cubic crystals or pyramids; They can be transparent or opaque; small crystals to larger clusters.


MYTHOLOGY: There are traditions about its effect. Its German name "Fischaugenstein" fish eye stone is that its fracture surfaces have a pearly shine.


PROPERTIES: The apofilita helps shed fears and thought patterns. With strong domain releases repressed feelings. In the esoteric plane apophyllite creates a conscious connection between the physical and spiritual realms. Mentally apophyllite it has a calming effect. It is an effective stress reducer, which releases mental blocks and negative thought patterns.

 

CHAKRAS: Crown.

ZODIAC SIGN: Gemini.

USES: Mineral interest level collector for perfection and colorful crystals, meditation.