Lepidolite

ETYMOLOGY: It comes from the greek lepidon  = scales and lithos = stone.

CRYSTAL SYSTEM:  Monoclinic.

PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Primary.

CLASS MINERAL: Phyllosilicates.

CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTS: K (Li, Al) 3 (Si, Al) 4O10 (F, OH) 2.

HARDNESS: 2.5-3.5 on the Mohs scale.

FIELDS: Czech Republic, Brazil, Madagascar, Dominican Republic, USA.

 

MINERALOGY:  A mineral mica group has a primary origin in pegmatites and gneisses, granites transformed by neumatolítica usually occurs action in flakes or sheets, frequently present in more squamous granudos added is a phyllosilicate is characterized by being insoluble in acids.


MYTHOLOGY: The lepidolite was discovered in the eighteenth century and was named lilalíta Then Abbe Poda. Besides color, the Indian term "purple" also means "game" Eventually the german chemist and mineralogist Martin Heinrich Klaproth lepidolite renamed the "flaky stone" is still better word for the mineral.


PROPERTIES: It is said that lepidolite encourages independence, helps own goals and carry them out, brings tranquility and peace, lepidolite helps mentally concentrate on the essential, to preserve one's will and eliminate distractions, it helps to reduce stress and tension.
 

CHAKRASBrow.

ZODIAC SIGN: Pisces.

USES: Jewellery, collection, meditation, lithium ore. It is used in the manufacture of heat resistant glass.

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