PEACE ~ TRANQUILITY ~ SLEEP
Here is Lepidolite in its natural form. Like other micas, Lepidolite has a layered structure of lithium aluminum silicate sheets weakly bonded together by layers of potassium ions. Single large plates or "books" of Lepidolite can have appealing violet color and make attractive mineral specimens.
Lepidolite is a lithium-rich mica known for its pink and lilac colours. Lepidolite naturally occurs in granite. It is often found with other crystals such as tourmaline and quartz. Lepidolite is an important source of lithium, which is the lightest metal in the world. Lithium is used in rechargeable batteries, aircraft parts and domestic appliances, such as toasters and microwave ovens. Lithium compounds are also used in mobile phones, air purifiers, high temperature lubricants and mood-stabilizing drugs.
As a healing stone, Lepidolite is a calming stone that soothes sleep disturbances bringing deep emotional healing. Emotionally, lepidolite is an amazing and powerful healer as it can decrease stress, anxiety, depression, manic-depression, despondency, PTSD, anger, panic attacks, and addictions. It brings gentleness and balanced energy to all of these as well as other emotional issues. Lepidolite is the stone of joy, peace, serenity, and love!
Colours of Lepidolite can vary from violet, pale pink, white, gray or yellow. Its luster is vitreous to pearly and crystals are transparent to translucent. It naturally forms perfectly in one direction producing thin sheets or flakes.
Please note: No two pieces are alike. Each one will slightly vary in size, shape and colour. Product received may not be exactly as shown. If you have specific concerns, please notify us when you place your order.