Introduction To Epidote
Epidote is similar to tourmaline in structure and appearance, and was not identified as another mineral until the early 20th century. The obvious difference between epidote and tourmaline is that its color range is very small, and the common yellow-green color is like pistachio. Good quality epidote is produced in Austria, Sri Lanka, Alaska, Peru and other places. In crystal healing, epidote is favored because of its strong supporting energy.
Chemical Formula: Ca2(Al,F3+)3Si3O12(OH)
Color: pistachio green, green, brown, black.
Luster: Glass luster to earthy luster.
Crystal System: monoclinic system
Identification and Maintenance of Epidote Crystal
Dark green epidote is suitable for cutting and polishing, and other types are suitable for polishing.
Manganese monarchite is a bright red to pale yellow variant.
Transparency is rarely seen in epidote, and only certain epidote that reaches gem level can be used for jewelry.
Epidote Crystal Meaning
- Build, develop, and support.
- Make practical suggestions on how to succeed.
Healing Function of Epidote
- The energy supply strengthens the grounded Qi practice energy of the body structure including bones, cartilage, tendons and muscles.
- Stabilize emotions.
- Help reach the goal.
- Allows us to accumulate strength at all levels.
How To Use Epidote Crystal
- Placing the epidote between the forehead and on both hands can help achieve the goal.
- Put the epidote between your feet and the citrine on your heart to move forward steadily.
- Tourmaline is very similar to epidote in appearance, and it is difficult to distinguish in appearance except for the large color range.
- Fushan stone has clear and sharp crystal edges.
- Actinolite has silky luster and fine needle-like crystals.
- Ordinary pyroxene is black nearly square columnar.