Pyromorphite Crystals Meanings and Properties
Mineral Species: Pyromorphite
Mineral Group: Phosphates
Chemical Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Crystal System: Hexagonal
Colour: Green to dark green, yellow, greenish-yellow or yellowish-green, orangish-yellow, shades of brown, white and colourless.
Typical Appearance: Typically found as green, yellowish, brownish, greyish or white barrel-shaped hexagonal prisms, in clusters or as druses on matrix.
Birthstone: Secondary birthstone for Sagittarius, Aries and Leo
Chakra Alignment: Heart and Solar Plexus
Element: Green - Water, Yellow - Fire
Origin of Name & Mythology: Named pyromorphite in 1813 by Johann Friedrich Ludwig Hausmann from the Greek for "fire" and "form", because, after being melted into a globule, a sample will begin to take on a crystalline shape during cooling.
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