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Kunzite - Meaning and Effect

Kunzite can help to direct gaze to the needs and feelings of other fellow human beings; the gemstone strengthens empathy and reduces contact difficulties. Without becoming unfaithful to oneselves, one can put one's own plans for some time on hold and pursue the wishes of others with devotion. Tolerance to oneself itself and the fellow human beings is strengthened by the pink kunzite.

On the mental level Kunzite helps to accept constructive criticism and to deal with it. The mineral supports to think about oneself and to examine the assessment of the own person by the by other people with deliberation. The ability to remember one's own life can be strengthened, as well as the ability to not let resulting unpleasant and negative thoughts get the upper hand.

The mineral Kunzite was first discovered in 1902 in California and described by George Frederick Kunz, a gemstone expert from New York. A little later, the stone was named after the gemologist. Known synonyms and trade names for Kunzite are Lithion Amethyst, Lithium Amethyst, Spodumene Amethyst and Triphan.

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Mineralogical profile Kunzite

Chemical formula: LiAl[Si206]

Mineral class: Chain silicate, spodumene variety

Origin: igneous, on granitic pegmatitic veins from hydrothermally rearranged masses

Color: pink to light purple

Gloss: vitreous luster

Crystal system: monoclinic

Mohs hardness: 6.5 to 7

Splitability: perfect splitability, uneven fracture

Occurrence: Madagascar, Brazil, Afghanistan

Appearance: coarse, often superficially decomposed, late or broad-radiated crystals

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