Mariposite Crystals Meanings and Properties

Mariposite Crystals Meanings and Properties

Mariposite Crystals Meanings and Properties

Mariposite is also said to help cope with energy overload, and avoid or eliminate exhaustion. It is also a stone of creative self-expression.

Alternative Names: Aurora Borealis Stone, Emerald Quartz

Mineral Information

Origin: Mariposa, California, U.S.A.

Mineral Species: N/A - a chromium rich phengite mica

Mineral Group: Silicates

Chemical Formula: K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2

Hardness: N/A

Crystal System: N/A

Colour: Green colouration running through white, cream and grey host rock.

Typical Appearance: Always massive, as stringers of phengite mica within a dolomitic marble with varying amounts of quartz. It is the chromium-rich mica that gives it its distinctive green color.

Esoteric Information

Birthstone: No known astrological sign

Chakra Alignment: Not known

Element: Not known


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