Smokey Quartz

Smokey Quartz is a variety of Quartz, a silicon dioxide mineral, like other Quartz crystals, Smokey Quartz has a hexagonal (trigonal) crystal system and forms in prisms.
Smokey Quartz can vary in colour from very pale tan to deep chocolate brown. Its colour comes from natural irradiation. It can be found in many countries, including Brazil, Australia, Madagascar, Switzerland and the USA.

Smokey Quartz is considered by many to be one of the most efficient grounding and anchoring stones and at same time help raises vibrations during mediation. This stone is stone said to be superb antidote to stress. It may assist in tolerating difficult times with equanimity, fortifying resolve. Psychologically, Smokey is said to relieves fear, lift depression, and brings emotional calmness.
Mentally, Smokey Quartz is said to promotes positive, pragmatic thought and may be used in scrying to give clear insight and to neutralise fear of failure.