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AXINITE

Overview:The name Axinite is from the Greek acine (meaning 'axe') for the axe-like shape of the original crystal formations. Axinite is composed of several different ions. Good specimens of Axinite can have an extraordinary color and crystal habit and a nice luster that make them popular for collectors. Axinite is actually a series name for a group of isostructural minerals

Physical Properties:

Axinite

Axinite Birthstone

Color
blue, violet-blue, brownish and reddish-brown.
Hardness
6.5
Specific Gravity
3.27–3.29
refractive index
1.675–1.685

Sign of Axinite:Taurus

Occurrence: Mexico, France, and USA.

Usage:

Axinite grounds and aligns physical energy with earth. It is an excellent problem solving stone. It dissolves energy blocks and negativity. It helps us to activate our spiritual beliefs on the earth plane.

Types:

Ferro-Axinite - iron rich, lilac brown to black. Magnesio-Axinite - magnesium rich, pale blue to gray.

Manganaxinite - manganese rich, yellow-orange. Tinzenite - iron & manganese intermediate, yellow.