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Crocoite occurs as prismatic, slender and elongated, striated crystals found in collective oxidized lead veins as a secondary mineral. Crocoite is often associated with wulfenite, cerussite, and vanadanite. Crocoite was the original source for the extraction of chromium and initially used as a pigment due to its beautiful bright orange-red coloring.


Crocoite comes from the greek word meaning “saffron” after its color; Crocoite’s color range includes pinkish, peachy orange, yellow, orange or red. It’s hardness is rated at 2.5-3 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness. Crocoite is transparent to translucent with a vitreous luster. Crocoite is found in Australia, Brazil, Germany, Russia, and in the USA – California, Pennsylvania, and Arizona.

Crocoite stimulates and energizes the sacral chakra and enhances intuition, creativity and sexuality. It is known as a transition stone, assisting one in the progression from this life to the next transforming one state of being to another.


As a “breakthrough” stone, Crocoite opens and connects one to transformative and supportive energies, enlightening the spiritual aspect while energizing the physical presence. Crocoite grounds spiritual energies and helps to connect to the flow of divine energy through the crown chakra. It is a stone that stimulates higher awareness and fine tunes psychic abilities for the channeling of divine energies and love.  


Crocoite is a wonderful crystal for emotional clearing and spiritual alignment. Crocoite supports one to be heart centered and present in the moment.  Stimulating the fires of passion and connecting to love and the awareness of the divine, Crocoite is a wonderful stone for lovers and those interested in Tantric love-making practices.

Crocoite is for LOVERS – place a cluster in your bedroom ;) 

Crocoite is a wonderful crystal tool for artists, writers, musicians, and all creative types for deeper levels of inner work, clarity and meaning. It helps to increase productivity on those lower energy days. 

Crocoite energizes and activates the root chakra, the heart chakra, and the crown chakra. It is grounding and energizing supporting a physical state of well-being and increased activity. Crocoite stimulates the heart’s electromagnetic field cleansing and sending love from a positive heart space emitting the frequency of peace and compassion.

Crocoite may be placed in an area of disturbed Earth energy to support responsible, positive, altruistic energy of a cooperative community. Crocoite is a heart activator linking the hearts of all while releasing negative emotional experiences from the past. 

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