Corresponding Astrological Sign: Libra
Lepidolite was discovered in the eigtheenth century and was originally known as lilalite (from the Hindu word 'lila' meaning play, game). It is not technically a gemstone, but a very beautiful purplish type of mica. It is referred to by healers as the Peace Stone.
Lepidolite has been used as a source of lithium.
Transition, hope, honesty, reduces stress and depression. Promotes spiritual transcendence, cosmic awareness, emotional balance, meditation and goodness.
Chakras: Heart and Crown
Composition: Basic potassium, lithium, aluminum fluorosilicate mica group.
Mohs-Scale Hardness: 2.5 - 3