KUNZITE GemShoppy February 28, 2015 Gemstones Kunzite is a pink to lilac colored gemstone, a variety of spodumene with the color coming from minor to trace amounts of manganese. It was discovered at the Pala Chief Mine near San Diego, California and named after gemologist GF Kunz, who first described it after the turn of the twentieth century. It uses in emotional healing, calming effect, tension, peacefulness, heart blockage on all levels, balancing subtle bodies, clear addictive patterns, self-esteem, good luck and fortune, new life or pregnancy, Love. Heart Chakra. Kunzite is a pink to purple variety of Spodumene. It is lithium aluminium silicate from the pyroxene group. It’s chemistry is LiAlSi2O6. The hardness is rated at 6-1/2 to 7. The streak is white. Kunzite is found only in granite pegmatities, where it generally occurs with tourmaline, albite, & lepidolite. Kunzite is a tranquil crystal and is an extremely spiritual stone with a high vibration. Kunzite is a stone that awakens the heart center. Kunzite connects us to the source of unconditional love, centering us and giving us a sense of deep peace. This is a stone of romantic love, it is good for communication of love when you are nervous, alleviates disappointment, particularly that of the heart and helps heal heartache. Kunzite is also a stone of self-love, promoting humility and self-tolerance. This crystal is beneficial to those who find it hard to meditate. It radiates peace and induces a deep and centered meditative state. It is a protective stone that has the power to dispel negativity and clear negative energy from a room or environment. It encourages self expression and allows free expression. It removes obstacles of life and helps to adjust to pressures of life. Kunzite facilitates introspection and the ability to act on constructive criticism. Kunzite promotes tolerance for the self and others. It can aid in recovering memories that have been blocked. Kunzite is helpful in reducing stress related anxiety and panic attacks. Kunzite can strengthen the human energy field and clear the aura. Kunzite healing crystal is a general all round healing stone. Used for healing abuse, loss and addictions. It helps emotional balance, confidence, and connection to higher self and oneness. It is used for reducing depression, mood swings, stress, and radiation. Kunzite is good for the circulatory system and the lungs. A soothing stone that can help you adjust to the pressures of modern life. Kunzite is used for calming epilepsy, soothing joint pain and stimulates the immune system. Kunzite harmonizes well with moldavite, morganite, rose quartz, emerald, pink tourmaline, iolite, lapis and scolecite. Kunzite is a very spiritual stone with a high vibration that activates the Heart Chakra and aligns it with the Throat and Third Eye Chakras to support loving communication. It is most effective on the Heart Chakra, as it opens the emotional heart and spiritual heart. Kunzite is also used on the Brow and Crown Chakra for the reason that it deepens altered states: psychic readings, healing – being centered emotionally and spiritually.