Diopside in Quartz #A
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This listing includes: (1) stone (1) stone info card with each type of mineral purchased. Cleansed before I ship out to you, always with love, light, and positive energy. It weighs about 78 grams and measures about 2.25 x 1.25 x 1.5 inches. A wonderful piece from Brazil, it is a quartz formed around diopside. The diopside has demineralized from inside most of the quartz leaving wonderful impressions. Chakra: Root & Heart Chakra Healing Energies: Learning something new, this is a great stone to work with! Diopside also connects the Earth's energies to your heart chakra promoting the bonding that we so often miss with Gaia in meditation. A heart healer of the deep past, work in conscious meditation for help there. All of this healing energized with the surrounding quartz amplifying the diopside. Facts and Lore: The chemical formula for diopside is CaMgSi2O6. The name Diopside comes from Greek. It is in reference to the two ways of orienting the vertical prism. Diopside was named in 1806. Diopside is in the pyroxene family. The pyroxene family includes hedenbergite, aegirine, and jadeite. Quartz has been known and used since time before written record. It was first named in written record around 300 BC. The name "quartz" is a recent variation from German. Reading the histories, it seems that "quartz" was officially adopted as the name of this mineral in the mid 1600's. In the metaphysical world, we apply the name quartz to the clear macrocrystalline variety of this mineral. The chemical makeup of all quartz starts with the basic SiO2 that gives you clear quartz. If there is another chemical in the mix, it then normally becomes a colored quartz. When it forms as a single point, it is normally 6 sided. Precious and Semi-precious gemstones have been used since recorded history and probably before, for spiritual, emotional, and physical healing. Healers all over the world are using them. This information is not to be used as a prescription, diagnosis, or treatment. The information given is purely metaphysical in nature and is by no means medical. Crystal Healing is not an independent therapy, but one that is part of a holistic healing approach. By using this site and associated materials, you acknowledge and agree that you personally assume responsibility for your use or misuse of this information.