Spodumene is a lithium aluminium silicate that belongs to the pyroxene group of minerals.
Spodumene is a transparent to translucent stone with a vitreous lustre which occurs in the colours clear, grey; pink, lilac and violet (kunzite); and yellow, green (hiddenite). They occur as prismatic, generally flattened and elongated crystals. Some crystals of spodumene have been found in record large crystals of more than 12 meters long.
Spodumene is found in the USA, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Brazil and Madagascar.
Spodumene is a rock forming mineral in granites and pegmatites that bear other lithium minerals. Spodumene is a relatively new mineral to science, being discovered in the last three centuries and gem varieties have only been discovered in the last 120 years. Transparent deeply coloured spodumene has two varieties called Kunzite and Hiddenite. Kunzite is the more common of the two and is known by most gemstone collectors and fanciers. It is a lovely pink to lilac colour that is unique in the gem kingdom. Hiddenite comes from North Carolina and is not as well known or abundant. It has an unusual green colour that is unlike either peridot or emerald.
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Hiddenite is a yellow-green or emerald green variety of spodumene. Hiddenite derives its name form W. E. Hidden, who discovered the stone in 1879 in North Carolina, USA. The most important deposits of hiddenite can be found in Brazil, Madagascar, Myanmar and the USA.
Hiddenite helps with weight control, specifically to avoid weight gain. With this stone in hand, you will be able to overcome cravings, binging and overindulgence. Use this stone to shift your entrepreneurial skills to a determined drive to succeed. It helps you achieve all of which you are capable. This is a stone of great wealth and material success. Hiddenite can act as a gentle support for the physical heart. It can assist you in feeling more balanced as you move through hormonal cycles and it helps you in overcoming the blues.
Hiddenite enhances balance between your mind and your emotions. It helps you release feelings that have a strong emotional charge, thereby reducing overreaction to life situations. This stone improves self love and allows nurturing from others. It helps with diplomacy and emotional control in both business and personal pursuits. It also boosts your magnetic vibration to attract romance, love and committed relationships, such as marriage.
Hiddenite stimulates the heart and emotional body and encourages the experience of joy and bliss. It assists you to release attachments to future desires or past regrets and focus on the gifts you are receiving in each moment. It can be used to counter anxiety, stress and fear relating to finances, wealth or your sense of self worth. Hiddenite helps to heal deep psychic wounds to the heart and is an excellent stone for use in the recovery from addiction and abuse. It assists you in finding hope in difficult circumstances. It is a good stone for children.
Due to the lithium content, hiddenite assists you in releasing worrisome and repetitive thoughts. Use this stone to bring mental peace and serenity. Hiddenite helps you shift your intention to what is truly important in your life. With this stone in hand, focus your intention on your dreams, wishes, goals, and desires. Hiddenite
Hiddenite improves intuitive insights by helping you in psychic development and training. Use this stone to provide a buffer during times when you are extremely sensitive to the thoughts, feelings, physical challenges and emotions of others. Hiddenite is an excellent tool to relieve your mind of the incessant chatter when you meditate. Hiddenite teaches you about the true energy of gratitude and abundance. It assists you in receiving the energy, love and gifts of the Divine and encourages you to respond with the heartfelt frequency of gratitude.
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Kunzite is a pink to pale violet form of spodumene, a lithium aluminium silicate. It forms prismatic crystals with vertical striations. Kunzite is named after mineral collector G. F. Kunz, who first described the material in 1902. The main deposits of kunzite are found in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Brazil, Madagascar and USA.
Kunzites loving energies supports the health of your physical heart as well as your general health. With this stone in hand, imagine love vibrating in every cell, bone and muscle in your physical body. This practice amplifies the level of healing for yourself and others. Kunzite helps relieve stress related diseases. Kunzite is an excellent support for healing any physical blockage or obstruction, It eases stress and supports the parasympathetic nervous system.
Kunzite helps you attract healthy romantic relationships as well as supportive loving friendships and good business colleagues. It encourages kindness, compassion and tolerance. Kunzite relieves stress and worry and helps relieve depression and anxiety. Use kunzite when you need to discover how to nurture yourself. This is the perfect stone to help you realise how you want to be loved and how to nurture yourself. When you learn these two things, you begin to attract others who will love you the way you deserve to be loved. Kunzite assists you in releasing resistance to life, and helps you to become more receptive to experience love and energy.
Kunzite helps you maintain your focus and attention on your heart chakra and love. Use this stone to imagine that all that you are, all that you do and all you attract is love. Kunzite emanates love and wellbeing, so use it to telepathically transmit loving thoughts to people, places and things to make the world a better place. This is the perfect stone to use in circumstances where discordant words and thoughts, transforming and translating them into harmonious interactions.
Kunzite is a reminder that love is the answer to all. Use this stone to radiate love in a wide circumference around your being. With the heart chakra being the centre of your consciousness, love is who your truly are. This stone is useful in your meditation practice for expanding your sphere of love. Kunzite connects you to the energy of Divine Love which underlies all creation.
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