Origin: Minas Gerais, Brazil
Colour: Clear quartz with cream, lavendar, lilac coating or spotting of lithium.
Typical Appearance: Usually prismatic quartz crystals, often in groups with inclusions / coatings / phantoms of lithium bearing material.
Birthstone: No known astrological sign
Chakra Alignment: Third Eye and Crown
Origin of Name & Mythology: From the lithium bearing material in association.
Lithium quartz is extremely soothing, balances on many levels, and serves as an excellent anti-depressant. It creates a sense of expansion in the head, allowing clarity and clear thinking, and balances the left and right hemispheres of the brain. It clears the Crown Chakra, and also balances the pineal gland, helping the user to return to a more regular sleep pattern after sleep has been distrupted.
Lithium is used in the treatment of some mental disorders, notably bi-polar syndrome, depression and schizophrenia. In conjunction with the clear quartz, the effects of lithium are applified, with added clarity. Lithium quartz connects with the Triple Burner Meridian in Chinese Medicine.