This is the polished lilac lepidolite pebble with feldspar, quartz and tourmaline. Dimensions: 2.8 x 1.9 x 0.8″ (7.2 x 4.7 x 2.1cm). Weight – 4.3oz (122 grams). Origin: Russia, Transbaikalia.
Some information about lepidolite:
Lepidolite is a lilac-gray or rose-colored member of the mica group. It is a secondary source of lithium. It is a phyllosilicate mineral and a member of the polylithionite-trilithionite series.
It occurs in granite pegmatites, in some high-temperature quartz veins, greisens and granites. Associated minerals include quartz, feldspar, spodumene, amblygonite, tourmaline, columbite, cassiterite, topaz and beryl.
Notable occurrences include Transbaikalia, Malkhan and Ural Mountains, Russia; Brazil; California, United States; Tanco Mine, Bernic Lake, Manitoba, Canada; and Madagascar.
Lepidolite is a stone of calm, trust and acceptance. It is extremely useful in the reduction of depression as well as stress. It is used to halt obsessive thoughts, and relieves despondency, as well as overcomes insomnia (More information about lepidolite).
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