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Named from hemi, half, and morph, shape, Hemimorphite takes different shapes, raises the body’s vibrations and facilitates communication with the highest spiritual levels. It brings about self-development in the fastest way possible and teaches personal responsibility for your own happiness or disease, showing how reality is created through the thoughts and attitudes you hold.

It assists in recognizing where you fall under outside influences not in accord with your soul-view, developing inner strength, Hemimorphite manifests your highest potential. A protective stone, particularly against malicious thoughts, in ancient times it was reputedly used to counteract poison.

Hemimorphite is a stone that helps one attain a positive self-image including self-esteem and self-respect. It assists in personal growth on all levels, and helps one evolve and transform in healthy ways. Hemimorphite is a stone that brings joy and creativity to one's life. It is associated with the heart chakra. Hemimorphite assists one in self transformation, personal evolution, and maintaining and/or regaining health.

Physical Properties:


Hemimorphite Birthstone

Crystal System
Zn4Si2O7 (OH) 2 H2O, Hydrated zinc silicate hydroxide
USA, Mexico, England, Zambia

Sign of Hemimorphite: Libra

Chakra Alignment: Heart,Throat.

Hemimorphite most commonly forms crystalline crusts and layers, also massive, granular, rounded and reniform aggregates, concentrically striated, or finely needle-shaped, fibrous or stalactitic, and rarely fan-shaped clusters of crystals


Social responsibility, reframing the past, emotional communication, realistic goal-setting, emotional angst, convalescence, weight loss, pain relief, blood disorders, heart, cellular structures, ulcerative conditions, burns, genital herpes, warts, restless legs.


Hemimorphite is said to bring one luck, a discerning mind and a charming manner; allowing one to actualize the beneficial character traits.


The regions on the Belgian-German border are well known for their deposits of hemimorphite of metasomatic origin, especially Vieille Montagne in Belgium and Aachen in Germany. Other deposits are near Tarnovice in upper Silesia, Poland; near Phoenixville, Pennsylvania; the Missouri lead-zinc district; Elkhorn, Montana; Leadville, Colorado.