Brazilianite

Brazilianite is a sodium aluminum phosphate mineral. The color range is yellow to yellow/green. The name of this crystal reflects its country of origin, Brazil. It can be found growing in association with Muscovite.

Brazilianite is relatively new phosphate minerals along with amblygonite, turquoise and apatite that are used as gemstones.

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Brazilianite is often confused with amblygonite, apatite, chrysoberyl, beryl, and topaz. Even though it was first described in 1945, its discovery was actually in 1944 but it was believed it was chrysoberyl until analysis was done to the mineral indicating a new mineral.

The State of Minas Gerais is the largest producer and exporter of gemstones in Brazil and is accountable for 74 percent of the official production which includes brazilianite. It is soft and fragile causing it not to be a popular stone. When brazilianite is heated, it loses it yellow color and becomes colorless.

It occurs in the form of perfect crystals grouped in druses, in pegmatites, and is often of precious-stone quality. One noted deposit of brazilianite is in the surroundings of Conselheiro Pena, in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Some of these are found on leaves of muscovite with their strong silvery glitter, ingrown in their parent rock. The crystals, dark greenish-yellow to olive-green, sometimes measure up to 12 cm (4.7 in) in length and 8 cm (3.1 in) in width. Crystals of similar shape and dimensions have been discovered in another deposit in Minas Gerais, near Mantena, but they lack the perfection of the crystal form. Many brazilianites found in mineral collections originated from the Palermo and the Charles Davis mines in Grafton County, New Hampshire.

Brazilianite Metaphysical Properties

The frequency of Brazilianite connects to the sacral and solar plexus chakras. It cleanses and stimulates the sacral and solar plexus chakras so that one can be creative in one’s thoughts and actions.

This lovely crystal allows one to manifest that which is in one’s highest good using the directing force of one’s will. It supports one to have the courage to move forward on one’s path so that one has self-confidence.

The energy of Brazilianite empowers one so that one may overcome negative ego-based emotions such as resentment and anger.

Associated Chakras

  • Sacral
  • Solar Plexus

Physical Ailment

  • Kidneys

Emotional Issue

  • Anger
  • Ego-based Emotions
  • Fear of Judgment
  • Resentment
  • Self-Confidence

Spiritual Connection

  • Creative In Thought and Action
  • Empowerment (Spiritual)

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