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PHENAKITE

Overview:

The name Phenakite is from the Greek word 'Phenakos' meaning "Deceiver". It is composed of Beryllium silicate. It is often associated with other gemstones including topaz, beryl (emerald), chrysoberyl and smoky quartz.


Phenakite is quite a popular mineral for collectors, especially the twinned crystal forms.

Usage:

It raises one's vibrational frequency through resonance thereby accelerating the ascension process. It works well with other stones, including Angel Stones, facilitating their energies and using all those energies to do its work.

Physical Properties:

Phenacite

Pietersite Birthstone

Color
colorless, pinkish, wine-yellow
Hardness
7.5-8
Specific Gravity
2.95-2.97
Refractive Index
1.6-1.82

Sign of Phenakite: Gemini

Balances energy, comforts, and stabilizes.Phenacite allows you to bring universal love into your life. Offers energy protection, enhances a sense of oneself as part of a greater plan. It can also alleviate despair and fear of change, and lead one to live in love.

Occurrence:

Takowaja River, Ural Mountains, Russia; Minas Gerias, Brazil; Pala, San Diego Co., California; Mt. Antero and Pikes Peak, Colorado, USA; and Norway.