Lepidolite is a lilac-gray or rose-colored crystal that contains lithium. It is part of the mica group of minerals and has a Mohs hardness of 2.5 to 3. Lepidolite derives its name from the Greek word lepidos, meaning “scale,” because of its scaly appearance. The largest deposits of Lepidolite are found in Brazil, but it can also be found in the U.S., Canada, Russia, and Australia.
Lepidolite has long been associated with soothing and calming energy. It is said to help reduce stress and anxiety, and to promote tranquility and peace. Lepidolite is also believed to boost self-esteem and confidence, and to encourage positive thinking and optimism. Crystal healers often use Lepidolite to help balance the emotions and to clear away negative energy. Lepidolite is also a popular stone for crystal grids and healing layouts. When used in meditation, Lepidolite is said to open the crown chakra and to connect one with the Divine mind.
Lepidolite is also known as the “peacestone” because of its calming energy. It is a beautiful crystal that can be used in many different ways to promote inner peace, emotional balance, and well-being.