Kunzite is a supportive stone, which can help to reduce stress, or help escape a depression, this can help to allow a peaceful love into ones heart. Kunzite is also a protective stone, shielding ones Aura from unwanted energies and dispelling negativity.
Kunzite is a member of the Spodumene family a pyroxene pegmatite mineral (which is a group of minerals very important to rock-forming found occurring in lithium-rich granites and Aplite an intrusive rock where Quartz and feldspar are dominant)
Named after after George Frederick Kunz, who discovered it in Connecticut, USA in 1902.
Kunzite is found with colours ranging from transparent and colourless to yellow and lilac pink. When it has a yellow-green or distinct green hue it is known as Hiddenite. Crystals are found both as a flattened prismatic crystal which are very vertically striated and as a massive formation Often found with Spodumene are Quartz, Albite, Petalite, Eucryptite, Lepidolite and Beryl.
Spodumene is an important source of lithium for use in ceramics, mobile phones and car batteries with world production of lithium via Spodumene around 80,000 metric tonnes per annum. Spodumene can be found in - Afghanistan, Madagascar, Pakistan, Australia, China, Chile, Myanmar and It is currently mined commercially in Brazil, USA, Canada, Mexico and Sweden.
Kunzite tumbled Stone tumbled to a smooth finish, an ideal pocket size stone, small enough to carry around with you. Tumble Stones can also be placed around the home for their energies or can just be nice decorative items.
A crystal gemstone of varying sizes and quality selected specially for your order.
Size approximately 1 to 2 cm
Here at London Fossils Crystals I sell a wide range of Tumble Stones
Tumble stones are so called because a number of stones of similar sizes are placed in a barrel which is rotated (tumbled) at a speed and after a time between 3 - 5 weeks the stones are polished from rough to smooth.
(The Tumble stones we sell, have not been tumbled by ourselves)