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Product no.: 1D.CHA.6e
Sizes and weight approx:23x18x18mm-14gr
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ETYMOLOGY: Chara River (Siberia) source of this mineral also chary by the Russian word meaning "charm", "magic".
CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Monoclinic.
PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Tertiary.
MINERAL CLASS: Phyllosilicates.
MINERAL ELEMENTS CHEMICAL FORMULA: (Ca, Na) 4 (K, Sr, Ba) 2 [(OH, F) 2Si9O22]
HARDENESS: 5-6 on the Mohs scale .
MINERALOGY: The Charoite is formed from limestone through the process of contact metamorphism. It has a metasomatic origin in areas of contact between igneous and metamorphic rocks from the union of magmatic solutions with mineral elements of the adjacent rock. Because it is a relatively common phenomenon gemological not completely clear why the distribution is so limited. Apparently the limestone that particular area has unique chemical properties, like intrusive rocks.
MYTHOLOGY: It was initially found 325 miles north tip of Lake Baikal, in 1940 and was called "purple stone", where until 1978 it was introduced to the market in Western stones with Charoite name.
PROPERTIES: The Charoite helps to overcome profound changes in life, it brings us peace and protects against stress and worry, give us determination and energy to tackle outstanding issues that have accumulated, makes us observers and cautious of take decisions.
READ MORE: The Charoite can be used in earrings: helps make quick decisions in necklaces to strengthen our intuition, bracelets us free from the thoughts you have other people about us and rings helps us to see things in perspective.
CHAKRAS: Heart, Corona.
ZODIAC SIGN: Virgo, Scorpio, Sagittarius.
USES: Jewellery, meditation, collection.