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High-quality Charoite Freeform A

High-quality Charoite Freeform A

Regular price $111.11 USD
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This deep-violet Charoite Freeform Pebble is a stunning specimen of this rare material! It is about 3.5" x 2.5" x 1.5" and weighs a little over half a pound! (.53lb)

History | Science

Charoite is a rare purple stone, purportedly named for the Chara River in Russia, although the area it was first mined in 1978 is over 40 miles away. Presumably this is because the river itself is named for the Russian word "chary" meaning "magic charm." This is still the only place it is mined.
Charoite was probably first discovered as early as the 1940s but was often over-looked for its dingy brown appearance in the field that when tumbled gives way to the violet to dark purple swirly and fibrous surface patterns it is known for.
The purple in charoite is caused by the presence of manganese. It often includes areas of translucency, which is usually canasite, and black streaks which are either augite or aegirine.

Metaphysical Properties

As charoite is still a relatively new material, there is not a lot of history to look back on to get a clear picture of its energy. Supposedly, although new to the commercial market, similarly-described stones in the area were used by the Mongols, brewed in tea to increase family ties. But it was a bit of a mystery to me until I got my hands on it! Charoite seems to be a transformational, energetic stone. It is wonderful for meditation, especially when one is trying to find the next steps toward an active goal, encouraging inner strength, creativity, and self esteem.



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Metaphysical Information

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