Zoisite, which is typically a green color, is composed of Calcium Aluminum Silicate Hydroxide, and classified in the Sorosilicate subclass of the silicates. It belongs to the epidote group, and is primarily extracted for use as gemstones, mineral specimens, and for ornamental purposes. It forms transparent to tranluscent orthorhombic crystals as well as massive or granular systems. Although it is usually green, it can also be anywhere from colorless to purple, gray, yellow, brown, or pink. It is found in Tanzania, the United States, Switzerland, India, and Austria, often in association with andradite, garnets, biotite, calcite, corundum, hornblende, and quartz as well as other minerals.
This powerful stone transmutes negativity into positive energy. It relieves lethargy and boosts physical energy. It offers stamina to the mental processes, facilitating advancements of the wearer's goals.
||Calcium Aluminum Silicate Hydroxide
||6 - 7
||Good in one direction
||Uneven to conchoidal
||Transparent to transluscent; orthorhombic
||Tanzania, USA, Switzerland, India, and Austria
||Increase in inner and outer development, awakening of the true self, joyful engagement with life, healing, increase in life force
||Root, Heart, Third Eye
||Zoisite teaches of growth, healing and enjoyment of the moment. It helps one perceive the gift in every breath of life, at the same time one recognizes the illusion of death.
||Zoisite can help alleviate grief, anger, despair, hopelessness and defeat. It is a powerful healer of the emotional body, promoting positive states that support healing.
||Green zoisite is on e of the foremost stones for healing in the experience of terminal disease and the transition of death.
||My mind, heart, body, soul and spirit blend in perfect harmony as I manifest my true self.