DIOPTASE

 Cu6Si6O18.6H2O

Crystal: Trigonal
Cleavage: Perfect.
Hardness: 5
Sp.G.: 3.28 - 3.35
Fracture: Conchoidal
Colour: Dark emerald green
Lustre: Vitreous

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Stone of Self Healing.

According to New Age Therapists Dioptase is a stone to assist in self healing. It can help to relieve mental stress, allow for complete relaxation, and enhance the meditative state. Dioptase can help ease the pain/hurt of grief, abandonment, betrayal, and heartache. It is an excellent stone for furthering spiritual attunement. Collectors prize the dioptase for its color. It is an uncommon copper silicate, of emerald green colour, found mostly in desert regions where it occurs as a secondary mineral in the oxidised zones of copper sulphide deposits. Dioptase crystals are sometines used in jewellery but it may also but cut and polished.

Zodiac: Sagittarius, Scorpio, Virgo

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