Kunzite is also known as Spodumene. Kunzite is a Lithium Aluminum Silicate forming in granite pegmatite (coarse-grained igneous rock) often with other lithium-bearing minerals such as eucryptite, tourmaline, albite and lepidolite. Kunzite frequently occurs as very long, unevenly terminated, flat-sided crystals, often with longitudinal striations. Kunzite was discovered in Brazil in 1877.
Kunzite is named after US mineralogist G.F. Kunz in 1902. Kunzite’s hardness is rated at 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness. Kunzite is transparent with a vivid vitreous (glass-like) luster. Kunzite comes in a variety of light hued colors depending on the amount of manganese in the stone – from colorless to yellow, brown, light pink, green or violet. Hiddenite is colored by the presence of chromium. Kunzite is found in Brazil, Canada, Madagascar, Burma (Myanmar), Afghanistan, Pakistan, and in the USA – California, Maine, South Dakota, and North Carolina.
Kunzite is an extremely spiritual stone with a high vibration. Kunzite awakens the heart center and fosters unconditional love by producing loving thoughts and communication. It’s highly energetic vibration initiates the flow of LOVE through the heart to be experienced out in the external world.
Kunzite radiates peace and connects you to universal love. Kunzite shows one that Divine Love is manifested in every moment and in every thing. Kunzite induces a deep and centered meditative state and is beneficial for those who find it hard to go into meditation.
Kunzite is a protective stone with the power to raise one’s vibrations and to dispel negativity. It shields the aura from unwanted energies, providing a protective sheath and removing unwanted attached entities and mental influences. Kunzite removes obstacles from your path and helps you to adjust to the varying pressures in life.
Kunzite encourages self-expression and supports the expression of feelings. It can aid in recovering memories that have been blocked. Kunzite clears away emotional debris and allows for the healing of heartache carried forward from past lives.
Kunzite helps to reduce stress related anxiety and helps to alleviate panic attacks. Kunzite promotes the tolerance for others and patience with self. Kunzite clears resistance and assists in effecting compromises when necessary and facilitates the understanding between personal needs and the requirements of others.
Kunzite enhances creativity, stimulates sensitivity and the willingness to serve by combining the energies of one’s intellect, intuition, and inspiration. Kunzite provides maturity in thought and action while allowing one to maintain the openness of a child with a sense of trust and innocence.
Clear Kunzite is a helpful crystal tool for soul retrieval work. Clear Kunzite facilitates the journey back to the point of soul loss. Clear Kunzite may be used as the receptacle for the soul until it is reintegrated into the body.
Yellow Kunzite helps to clear environmental smog and deflects radiation and microwaves from the auric field. Yellow Kunzite may be used for chakra alignment. Yellow Kunzite restructures the DNA, stabilizes the cellular blueprint and balances calcium-magnesium in the body.
Lilac Kunzite is considered to be a “Celestial Doorway” and a symbol of infinity. Lilac Kunzite facilitates transition for the dying. Lilac Kunzite breaks through the barriers of time into the infinite. Lilac Kunzite gives information to the soul so it may transition with knowledge and move towards enlightenment.
Green Kunzite is also known as Hiddenite. This form of Kunzite varies in color from yellow to shades of emerald green. Green Kunzite connects to other worlds assisting in the transfer of knowledge from the higher realms. It helps one to accept comfort and support from others and the universe when facing emotional and intellectual experiences. Green Kunzite links the intellect with love when facing the unknown. Green Kunzite grounds spiritual love and supports new beginnings. In healing, Green Kunzite supports the Thymus and the chest area of the body. When placed on the Third Eye, Green Kunzite stimulates spiritual insight.
Kunzite’s colors can fade – please use with care
When meditating with Kunzite, one may feel a powerful sense of peace, gently penetrating the inner core of one's being.
When carried Kunzite may be helpful for calming panic attacks and anxiety.
Kunzite strengthens the energy field around the body. Kunzite activates the heart chakra and aligns it with the throat and third eye chakras. It moves the vibration of love from the deep held spaces in the heart to the external world. Kunzite facilitates the heart’s knowing of Divine Love and support. Kunzite may be used to cleanse and shield the auric field from unwanted and negative influences.
Kunzite may be placed in an area of disturbed Earth energy to help block geopathic stress.