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DUMORTIERITE

Overview:Dumortierite was named after the French scientist M. E. Dumortier. Dumortierite is the most common boro-silicate with the exception of the Tourmaline Group.It has many associated minerals including quartz, kyanite, sillimanite, staurolite, andalusite, muscovite, lazulite and pyrophyllite. Dumortierite is also found inter- grown with rock crystal and is then called Dumortierite quartz.

Usage:

It provides us with courage and trust in times of hardship and helps us to gain control and understanding in our own lives.

It encourages one to see and accept reality, and react to it in an intelligent manner in one's own behalf.

Physical Properties:

Dumortierite

Dumortierite Birthstone

Color
blue, violet, reddish brown
Hardness 
7 - 8.5
Specific Gravity
3.3 - 3.4.
Refractive index
1.686-1.723

Helps us become more business like, systematic, tidy

and methodical. It provides us with courage and trust in

times of hardship and helps us to gain control and

understanding in our own lives. Helps meditation and

communication with spirit guides and angels.

Occurrence:

Nevada, USA, France, Madagascar, Norway, Sri Lanka,

Canada, Poland, Namibia, and Italy.