Epidote

Epidote

Epidote is an iron aluminum silicate with a chemical formula

(Ca
2
)(Al
2
Fe
3+
)(Si
2
O
7
)(SiO
4
)O(OH)

 

Epidote has a monoclinic crystal structure

 

 

Physical Properties of Epidote

Lustre: Vitreous, Pearly
Diaphaneity (Transparency): Transparent, Opaque
Colour: Yellowish-green, green, brownish-green, black
Streak: Colorless
Hardness (Mohs): 6
Tenacity: Brittle
Cleavage: Perfect
Perfect on {001}, imperfect on {100}
Fracture: Irregular/Uneven
Density (measured): 3.38 - 3.49 g/cm3
Density (calculated): 3.43(3) g/cm3

* Physical properties of Epidote was provided by mindat.org *

 

Energetic Properties of Epidote

Key Words: Release of negativity, embracing positive patterns, attraction of what one emanates
Chakras: All
Physical: Supports dissolution of blockages in the body
Emotional: Helps one develop emotional generosity
Spiritual: Aids one in creating through the Law of Attraction

*Energetic Properties of Epidote was provided by book of stones *