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- Crystal System: Orthorhombic
- Location: Brazil, Russia and Madagascar
- Mineral Class: Silicon Mineral Class
- Hardness Mohs: 7
- Rarity: Uncommon
- Colour: Dark blue Indigo mainly but also found in Pinkish Red and Brown to green
- Forms: Points, rough, natural, tumbled, cut/carved and in Jewelry
- Birthstone: Nil
- Zodiac: Secondary Birthstone for Leo
- Associated Element: Air and Water
Dumortierite History Mythology Information: Dumortierite was named after the French Palaeontologist Eugene Dumortier (1801-1876) when it was first described in 1881 from a stone being found in Chaponost, France. Most Dumortierite contains Boron which is commonly used as a cleaning product.
You can also find ‘starbursts’ of Dumortierite that form in Quartz and grow amazing inclusion. These are a lot rarer and more expensive and have the added benefit of the Quartz amplifying the properties of the Dumortierite.
Dumortierite Metaphysical Healing Properties: Dumortierite is an amazingly calming stone that helps to release worries, stress and allows you to simplify things by taking them down to the most basic level. It helps you to release the feeling that things that you are doing are ‘burdens’ and allows you to see that all things have a place and purpose. At the same time, it works on your self-confidence and allows you to stand up for yourself if the situation isn’t right for you. Dumortierite is a wonderful stone that works through the Throat Chakra by clearing any blockages that you are holding and stimulating your ability to verbalize thoughts and ideas with confidence and focus.
Dumortierite is a great stone for families as it helps support both the child and the parent. It assists children to be calmer and release the excitability and stubbornness that they can hold and brings the parent calm, patience, and understanding to deal with all the issues of being a parent.
Chakra – Primary Chakra: Throat and Secondary Chakra the Third Eye
Dumortierite Physical Healing Information – Due to the Boron contained within Dumortierite is an amazing stone to cleanse and detox all area of the body. It assists with the immune system and helps to balance and restore health to any issue of the Thyroid. Headaches and Migraine relief, as well as Colic, Cramps Diarrhea, Nausea, and vomiting.
Dumortierite Physical Application:
- Dumortierite is a wonderful stone to carry around to remember that all things are balanced and to assist to bring back the center point.
- It can be used in all meditations and is particularly good when working on the Throat or Third Eye Chakras.
- Use in any type of grid work for peace, calm, and direction.
- Placed around the house in difficult family situations or in the area of family discussions. A blow with some Quartz Tumbled to amplify and some Rose Quartz for the love on the dining room table or kitchen bench should help to ease things.
- Place in a Mojo Bag for the parent or child (or both) to carry around when there is tension in the home. It works well with Sodalite (calm and communication), Rose Quartz (love and healing), and Black Tourmaline (Protection and grounding).
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