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UNAKITE

Overview:

It was named for the Unaka Mountains in the Southeastern U.S.A., where it was first discovered. Unakite is often referred to as epidotized granite and is a mixture of pink feldspar, green

epidote, and quartz. Opaque granitic rock with main parts of aggregate being quartz and feldspar as well as greenish epidote. Very compact and hard. Its spring colors and compact, hard structure make it a nice stone for jewelry.

Unakite is said to help unify the emotional, spiritual, mental and spiritual aspects of self. Provides gentle release for things that inhibits one's growth.Creates the clarity necessary for responsible

Physical Properties:

Unakite

Unakite Birthstone

Color
Varying shades of green
Hardness
6-7
Specific Gravity
2.60 - 2.70

Sign of Unakite:Scorpio

decision-making.Unakite is also a good protection stone. Unakite is a stone with gentle but powerful energy. Fosters realization of the oneness of all life.Unakite is purported to stimulate the health of the heart and circulatory systems,

Legend:

Named after place of discovery in South Carolina, USA. Unakite also is believed to help us to live in the present instead of dwelling on the past.Unakite's past is a long road of blood and slaughter.

Occurrence:

U.S.A., South Africa, Brazil, and China.