Smithsonite is a zinc carbonate that belongs to the calcite group of minerals. It can have iron, calcium, magnesium, cadmium, copper, and cobalt in its composition. The beautiful appearance of this mineral is enhanced by its silky to pearly luster.
Smithsonite's name comes from Francois Sulpice Beudant. He named it Smithsonite in honor of James Smithson, who identified the mineral, and who is also known as the founder of the famous Smithsonian Institute.
Smithsonite rarely forms crystals, it's mostly found in botryoidal masses and stalactites. The stone, also known as Zinc Spar, appears in a variety of colors depending on the trace impurities that are in its composition:
Smithsonite is used by crystal therapists to help heal the reproductive organs and balance the endocrine system. It can boost physical energy and the immune system.
Smithsonite is also used by crystal therapists and energy healers to help to:
Midwives use Smithsonite to ease the childbirth process. It is also an excellent mineral ally for those who are convalescing from a long illness. Another great benefit is that reduces the cravings for alcohol or drugs, being very helpful for those who struggle with addictions.
Smithsonite's soothing energy is excellent for emotional healing and balancing. It can assist you in becoming kinder, with more compassion, comforting and supportive. We recommend carrying a piece of Smithsonite if you are hypersensitive or try to recover after traumatic experiences. Let the mineral's nourishing and regenerating energy infuse your aura throughout your day.
This beautiful light blue mineral also helps to:
It is a natural stress reliever, brings comfort when you feel lonely. Smithsonite can be used to settle down relationship issues. Brings comfort to those who feel unwanted or unloved, or felt that way in their childhood.
Smithsonite helps to relax an overactive mind during all kinds of conflicts - relationship, work, legal issues. It brings peace, calmness, and tranquility to an agitated mind. Smithsonite is an excellent tool for spiritual practices, it will not only help you calm your mind but will also activate your psychic abilities Place a raw Simthsonite on your Third eye or Crown chakra area (on your forehead or top of the head ) to have an enhanced awareness during astral travels.
Other metaphysical properties:
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