About Moldavite

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  • Mineralogy and geology*
  • Metaphysical, Spiritual and Healing** Properties***
  • Common Associations

Moldavite is a glass, not a mineral, because its internal structure is amorphous, not crystalline.

Chemistry: SiO2 plus Al2O3, variable.

Color: light to darker green

Luster: vitreous

Diaphaneity: translucent to transparent to opaque

Moh’s scale hardness: 5 ½

Specific gravity: 2.32 – 2.38

Named after: the region of Moldavia (where the Moldau River flows).

Type locality: Name first introduced by Zippe (1836) after the main occurrence at the Vltava River (Moldau River) in Southern Bohemia.

Geological occurrence: A natural glass originating from the impact of a meteorite in Bavaria 15 million years ago (present Ries crater)


Metaphysical and Healing Properties

Known as a “stone of connectivity,” moldavite enhances the connection of higher vibrational star (extraterrestrial) energies in the body. Many react strongly in their first contact with moldavite. It enhances connections to higher vibrational energies in all areas of study.

Common Associations

  • Chakra – third eye, throat and crown
  • Numerology – vibrates to the numbers 2 and 6
  • Zodiac – all signs
  • Birthstone – no traditional association
  • Wedding Anniversary – no traditional association


* Mineralogical information is from mindat.org

** Always consult with your medical professional for any physical or long-term healing issues.

*** Metaphysical properties come from: 

Love Is in the Earth (1995) Melody, Earth-Love Publishing House, 726 pp.

The Crystal Bible, A Definitive Guide to Crystals (2003) Judy Hall, Walking Stick Press, 399 pp.

Crystal Muse (2017) Heather Askinosie and Timmi Jandro, Hay House, 285 pp.

Crystal Gridwork (2018) Kiera Fogg, Weiser Books, 128 pp.