Zoisite is a calcium aluminium silicate hydroxide that belongs to the Epidote Group of minerals. Zoisite is formed during the metamorphosis of alkaline igneous rocks. It forms rough masses and obtains its green colour from the presence of chromium and vanadium.
Zoisite occurs in the colours of green, blue to violet and pink to reddish and less often as grey, white or brown. It has a vitreous lustre and transparent to translucent crystals. The crystal structure includes long, somewhat prismatic or tabular crystals with a typically dominant pinacoid that the crystal is often flattened against. The terminations are usually poorly developed. Also massive or granular. Striated crystals are common and strongly pleochroic.
Zoisite can be found in Tanzania, Australia South Africa, Switzerland, India, Austria and the USA.
Zoisite is one of the foremost stones for healing when you are faced with a terminal diseases and the transition to death, as it supports you emotionally, mentally and spiritually during the process.
Zoisite helps alleviate grief, anger, despair, hopelessness and defeat. It is a powerful healer of the emotional body, promoting positive states that support healing. This stone offers you the energies of happiness, appreciation, abundance, vitality and growth. It stimulates the heart and heart chakra enabling you to open yourself to eternal love of the Divine.
Zoisite strengthens the etheric body and cleanses the astral body of negative attachments. It is excellent for relieving boredom and encourages you to involve yourself with other people in friendship and service.
Zoisite teaches you about growth, healing and enjoyment of the moment. It helps you see the gift of every breath of life, att the same time you are encouraged to recognise that death isn't the end.
Zoisite assists you to surrender to Divine Will. It encourages you to see and understand the teachings of your disease while living your life to the fullest. Although this stone doesn't provide a cure for a disease, it will always provide healing.