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Sizes and weight approx:33x22x13mm-17gr
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Sizes and weight approx:31x22x30mm-33gr
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ETYMOLOGY: It comes from the greek "purple stone".
CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Orthorhombic.
PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Tertiary.
CLASS MINERAL: Silicates.
CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTS: (Mg, Fe) 2Al4Si5O18 · nH2O.
HARDNESS: 7 -7.5 on the Mohs scale.
FIELDS: Sri Lanka, Brazil, Madagascar, USA.
MINERALOGY: It forms in metamorphic rocks such as gneisses cordieríticos, usually appears in rhombic prisms of six to twelve faces, it is usually blue to violet in color and is one of the most strongly pleochroic minerals.
MYTHOLOGY: The iolite is also known as cordierite, which was discovered in 1813, is named after the french geologist Louis Cordier (1777-1861). When the mineral is transparent and gem quality, which is known as "iolite" says the legend that the Vikings used this stone as a polarizing filter, ie, using sheets of this mineral to determine the position of the sun on cloudy days and and navigate safely home.
PROPERTIES: The iolite provides self-confidence, endurance in adversity. helps to take responsibility, it is said that iolta is a stone of view. Activate the third eye, it stimulates the connection with inside knowledge, promotes understanding.
ZODIAC SIGN: Pisces.
USES: Meditation, collection, jewelery.