Mica

ETYMOLOGY: It comes from the latin mica ("Crumb"), perhaps because of the inclusions.

CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Monoclinic.

PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Primary.

CLASS MINERAL: Silicates.

CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTS: AC2-3T4O10X2.

HARDNESS:  2 - 2.5 on the Mohs scale.

FIELDS: India, China, South Korea, Canada, Brazil, US.

 

MINERALOGY: Micas are mineral belonging to a large group of alumina silicates, iron, calcium, magnesium and alkaline minerals characterized by their easy peel into thin flexible, elastic and very bright sheets, found in igneous rocks and rocks metamorphic, mostly in acidic and mica schist crystalline intrusive rocks. It is in the nature together with other minerals (quartz, feldspar) rocks in streaks in generally hard.


MYTHOLOGY: Micas constitute about 3.8% by weight of the Earth's crust, being one of the most abundant minerals in the earth's crust. The main minerals of the mica group are: Muscovite, biotite, phlogopite, lepidolite. The windows of the Russian warships were made of mica, hence the name "Moscow Glass".


PROPERTIES: It eliminates anger and stress, helps to look happily into the future and into the past, to appreciate all the lessons we have learned allowing you to see yourself as others see you, helps you change the image you present to external world, supports the exploration of painful feelings, help solve problems and stimulates ingenuity, facilitates clear expression of thoughts and feelings.


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ZODIAC SIGN: Cancer.

USES: Collection, meditation, micas sheet form are used as thermal and electrical insulation, mica powder is used to make heat-resistant glass (isinglass) for stoves and ovens, in addition to polish the wallpaper, the mica powder mixed with lubricant oil it has utility.

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