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Fuschite - Brazil - 1 pound
Fuschite - Brazil - 1 pound
Fuschite - Brazil - 1 pound

Fuschite - Brazil - 1 pound

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Locality: Brazil

Fuchsite is a green variety of muscovite mica that often contains chromium, giving it its distinctive color.

  1. Color: Fuchsite typically exhibits a vibrant green color due to the presence of chromium in its composition.

  2. Hardness: It has a Mohs hardness of around 2 to 3, which makes it relatively soft compared to many other gemstones. This softness makes it prone to scratching and wear.

  3. Clarity: Fuchsite can range from transparent to translucent. It often forms in layers or clusters, which may affect its clarity.

  4. Luster: It has a vitreous to pearly luster, depending on its surface and how it's polished.

  5. Density: The density of fuchsite varies depending on its composition and any impurities present, but it generally has a density between 2.77 and 3.15 g/cm³.

  6. Metaphysical Properties: Fuchsite is believed to have a strong connection with nature, helping individuals attune to the energies of the natural world and fostering a deeper appreciation for the environment. It is said to assist in resolving issues related to self-worth, self-love, and the healing of emotional wounds. It's often used in crystal healing rituals aimed at emotional healing and releasing trauma.

Photos have not been edited or altered, just taken in different daylight conditions to show the variation in color.  Pieces are held in hand to help with scale and does not necessarily represent 1 pound.  Specific pieces photographed may no longer be available.