Green Apophyllite - India
Width x Height x Depth: 56x40x50mm= 2.20x1.57x1.97in
Apophyllite crystallizes as pseudo-cubic crystals, granular masses, natural pyramidal structures, and as druse upon another mineral. Apophyllite can occur in green, white, grayish, yellowish, rose-red tint, and clear/colorless forms. Apophyllite was first reported in 1806 and was named for the Greek words meaning “get” and “leaf,” due to its tendency to exfoliate when heated under a blowpipe.
Chemical composition: KFCₐ(SiO₅)₄ 8H₂O; Hardness 4.5 – 5
Green Apophyllite is a very joyful mineral that has been used to activate the heart chakra and helps in making heart-based decisions.
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