Dumortierite crystallizes in the orthorhombic system typically forming fibrous aggregates of slender prismatic crystals. Pure Dumortierite gemstones are not commonly encountered. Most lapidary-grade Dumortierite is dense blue inclusions of Dumortierite within Quartz. These inclusions can be present throughout the Quartz, or in splotches or zones, resulting in light and dark blue color zones.
Quartz is among the most common of all rock forming minerals and is found in many metamorphic rocks, sedimentary rocks, and those igneous rocks that are high in silica content. Most quartz forms in either igneous rocks or environments with geothermal waters.
Dumortierite is a mineral of support, as it helps with those who may feel less than confident within their own thoughts and ideas. It also assists in staying true and in standing up for one's self. Quartz enhances the healing powers of other minerals, making these specimens energetically sound and strong. The transition of clear to blue is soothing. These little crystals would be perfect to keep in your home or in an office space. If you look closely, you can even see little rainbows!
Weight: ~ 3 grams
Size: ~ 3/4" x 1/2" x 1/4"