Lepidolite Gemstone


Australian lepidolite is a lilac-gray or rose-colored member of the mica family that is celebrated for its soothing energy and serene color.

 
 
 

Lepidolite is a form of lithium mica. It was first discovered during the 18th century and was quickly dubbed "lilalite " after its lavender color. However scientists later renamed the stone lepidolite after the Greek "lepidos " meaning scale. This refers to its sometime scaly appearance caused by flakes of lithium contained in the stone matrix.

Lepidolite is an important source of lithium the lightest metal in the world. Lithium is frequently used in rechargeable batteries for cell phones and computers as well as in mood-stabilizing drugs.


GemLORE

 

• Known as a stone of transition lepidolite helps to shift your energy in a positive direction while reducing the stress of change.

• Lepidolite is a great stone for dealing with stress and anxiety. It is recognized for its ability to calm one’s nerves and bring about balance. It aids in forming trust and acceptance. These abilities are strengthened even more when lepidolite is combined with pink tourmaline or rubellite.

• This is a powerful protective stone that brings success in business.

• Crystal healers use lepidolite to treat the liver soothe the heart strengthen the immune system and relieve exhaustion. They also use its calming energy to help those suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or hyperactivity.


GemGPS

 

Location: Australia

Lepidolite is a form of lithium mica. It was first discovered during the 18th century and was quickly dubbed "lilalite " after its lavender color. However scientists later renamed the stone lepidolite after the Greek "lepidos " meaning scale. This refers to its sometime scaly appearance caused by flakes of lithium contained in the stone matrix.

 Australia

Lepidolite is an important source of lithium the lightest metal in the world. Lithium is frequently used in rechargeable batteries for cell phones and computers as well as in mood-stabilizing drugs.

 

GemFACTS

 

• Ranks 2.5 on the Mohs hardness scale.

• Colors include violet pink light rose-red and light purple.

• Member of the mica family.

• Also known as flower sugilite purple jade lavenderine lilaite lilianthite lithia mica lithionglimmer and lithionite.

• 100 percent natural stone; no additional treatments.