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Epidote Stone

EPIDOTE STONE CHARACTERISTICS

  • Origin of the name: From the Greek “episodis” meaning increase or addition
  • Chemical composition: Calcium aluminium iron silicate, Ca2(AlFe)3Si3O12(OH).
  • Hardness: Between 6 and 7.
  • Crystal System: Monoclinic
  • Deposits: Austria, United States, Mexico, Mozambique, Norway.
  • Colours: Ranging from green to greenish yellow, may contain red and yellow.

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EPIDOTE STONE: ITS HISTORY, ORIGIN AND COMPOSITION, AND ITS LITHOTHERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES AND VIRTUES

HISTORY OF EPIDOTE STONE

Originally, epidote stone was discovered by René Just Haüt in 1801. It comes from the Greek name “episodis”, which means increase or addition. It was discovered in 1874 in the southern United States, in the Unaka Mountains from which its name is also derived. There are also deposits in Africa, Alaska, Austria, Burma, Brazil, China, France, Ireland, South America, Russia and Norway.

Epidote stone is mainly used in jewellery making such as bracelets, necklaces and small statues and Buddhas.

ORIGIN AND COMPOSITION OF EPIDOTE STONE

Epidote stone a semi-precious stone is also known as pistacite because of its pistachio green colour. Green being its main colour, it can be almost opaque to transparent. It can also have shades of pink. It is part of the most important group of minerals, silicates, which can produce prismatic crystals up to 35 cm long. This stone is a mineral species belonging to the silicate group and the sorosilicates subgroup, having the formula Ca2, Al2 and O and traces of magnesium and manganese. Its crystalline system is monosilicate.

This stone can be easily found and provides gems that can be cut. It will reveal irregular crystals. Being of high quality, it is titled the mention “fine stone” that can be easily polished and exploited in jewellery. Epidote stone is a regional stone, found in metaphorical, hypothermal and metasomatic rocks. It is found in sedimentary rocks as limestone. It is composed of calcium, aluminium and iron. It is quite hard and highly resistant to shocks.

LITHOTHERAPEUTIC VIRTUES AND PROPERTIES OF EPIDOTE STONE

EPIDOTE STONE’S PSYCHOLOGICAL BENEFITSL

Epidote Stone will help you in meditation. It is a psychic vision stone, perfect for an extracorporeal journey and detachment. It has the ability to suppress electromagnetic waves. It allows you to go back to your past lives to chase away lack of well-being and find strength and serenity. It will help you to get rid of your family history to create your own history. It is a stone of prosperity and abundance. It will attract more good luck energy for you. The more you give, the better energies, blessings and gifts you will receive. You will know what is good for you and what you truly love by helping yourself in life’s difficulties.

It can protect almost everything, whether it is your loved ones, possessions, valuables, property, home or business. It is a mineral that brings communication. It can help improve a relationship. One you own this stone, you will have no choice but to deal with problems, express yourself and to speak from your heart. It will teach you gratitude. This stone is linked to the heart chakra. It balances its energy, consoles heartaches, and helps detachment. It helps you avoid being a victim. It helps you to see the good side of things in all situations and make decisions with your heart. Epidote Stone will dispel sadness, disillusionment, grief, nervousness and will give you courage. It will console you in case of heartbreak. It will bring patience to help you distinguish between empathy and compassion. It will help you to take better care of yourself, while making you aware of your own needs and prioritising yourself and your happiness.

EPIDOTE STONE’S PHYSICAL BENEFITS

Epidote is a stone that has highly curative and protective metaphysical properties. This stone brings strong and positive effects on your health. It has physical and psychological virtues. It is highly recommended for women who are concerned about infertility, but also to help regulate ovulation cycles. Epidote contributes to the regeneration of tissues and cells. It helps to purify the blood and thyroid, the digestive system such as the liver, gallbladder, intestines, and adrenal glands. It can also be effective against cystitis, a great strength for your immune and nervous system.

It will be perfect in case of great fatigue or convalescence. It will accompany you in case of bone problems and decalcification. It will be a great ally if you want to lose weight or simply stabilize it. It will not only help you to remove fat and toxins, but also to regenerate skin and hair.

EPIDOTE STONE SYMBOLISM

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EPIDOTE STONE TRADITIONS

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