Monday, June 3, 2013

Variscite: ♥ Calming ♥ Soothing

Variscite:  var-uh-sahyt

General Gemstone Details

Moral courage Virtue Self-reliance Success Calming Soothing

Variscite vibrates to the numer 7.
Typical colour - ranges from pale to emerald green
Variscite is named for the Latin word for Vogtland in Saxony, where its color matched the costumes of the traditional spring festivals, which can still be seen today. At one time, variscite was called Utahlite.

Due to it's resemblance to tracks across the land, it was also a focus in sacred earth awareness ceremonies amonthe the Natvie Americans and Australian Aboriginals.

Scientific Properties:

Mohs Hardness of 4.5 with orthorhombic crystal structure.

Variscite is a hydrated aluminium phosphate mineral. It is a relatively rare phosphate mineral. It is sometimes confused with turquoise; however, variscite is usually greener in color.

Variscite is a secondary mineral formed by direct deposition from phosphate-bearing water that has reacted with aluminium-rich rocks in a near-surface environment. It occurs as fine-grained masses in nodules, cavity fillings, and crusts. Variscite often contains white veins of the calcium aluminium phosphate mineral crandallite.

Variscite from Nevada typically contains black spiderwebbing in the matrix and is often confused with green turquoise. Most of the Nevada variscite recovered in recent decades has come from mines located in Lander County.

Notable localities are Lucin, Utah and Fairfield, Utah in the United States. It is also found in Germany, Australia, Poland, Spain and Brazil.

Mystical Properties:

Psychologically Variscite facilitates moving out of deep despair and into a positioin of hope and truts in the grand universe. This calming stone does away with pretence, enabling you to show yourself to th world exactly as you ae. It calms nervousness and brings a peaceful heart. It supports sobriety and yet has a lively energy that prevents you from becoming much too serious. Planced under your pillow at night, it is told to bring peaceful sleep and an untroubled mind.

Physically variscite is said to be an energizer that helps to restore depleted energy reserves.

Healing Properties:

Variscite calms and soothes the mind, therefore being a good stone for meditation.  It helps you to think clearly and increases perception.  It encourages self-expression and the
communication of ideas.  Variscite provides hope and courage, being extremely helpful in supporting invalids and their caregivers to continue to deal with the dis-ease that illness can create.  It stimulates the heart chakra, bringing unconditional love and understanding to all situations.

Variscite helps with past-life exploration and memory.  It works on an astral and etheric level for healing via the Central Nervous System and at DNA level.

Variscite, treats abdominal distension and is helpful for blood flow problems.  It relieves cramps and regenerates elasticity of veins and skin.  Variscite heals the nervous system.  It helps disorders of the male reproductive system, including impotence.
Variscite it told to heal the nervous system, treats abdominal distension and constricted blood flow. It is said ot regenerates elasticity of veins and skin as it neutralizes overacidity and aids in gout, gastritis, ulcers, rheumatism, and allied conditions. Helpful for mail impotence and relieves cramps.

Magical Properties:

Energy: Not Noted
Element: Earth
Powers: Not Noted

Variscite is extremely helpful fo rpast life exploration, it facilitates visual images of the experience while going more deeply into the feelings and experiences of appropriate lives. It will stimulate insights into the cause of dis-ease or pattersn taht have been carried out and aids reframing situations to bring about healing.
Associations: Earth

Not a Birthstone for any noted month.

Stone of Virgo

Chakra Classification:

Variscite is helpful with the 4th, or Heart Chakra and the 3rd, or Solar Plexus Chakra.


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