Smoky quartz is a brown to black variety of quartz that owes its color to gamma irradiation and the presence of traces of aluminum built into its crystal lattice. These obtain their color from extreme heat & the strong gamma rays which hit the earth millions of years ago. The most attractive Smoky Quartz are found in the Alps & Brazil.
This crystal of Smoky Quartz comes from Brazil. Its color pattern is so interesting because it looks like gray is layered with white, & even translucent quartz. Such a dense & heavy piece, it would make for a great paper weight. There are trigonal etchings on the crystal faces, this feature shows an interruption in crystal growth. They are really neat features that give it the name "elestial".
Smoky quartz is a very protective and grounding stone. It brings physical & psychic protection. It is also an excellent stone for protection from negative energy, as It removes negativity & negative energy of any kind & transforms them to positive energy. As a Root Chakra stone, Smoky Quartz enhances survival instincts, & can help one reach personal & business goals.
Weight: 1.2 lb