Kunzite is a variation of spodumene, which is part of the pyroxene group its chemical formula is


Kunzite has a monoclinic crystal structure.




Physical Properties of Spodumene (Kunzite)

Lustre: Vitreous, Dull
Diaphaneity (Transparency): Transparent, Translucent
Colour: Colourless, yellow, light green, emerald-green, pink to violet, purple, white, gray
Streak: White
Hardness (Mohs): 6½ - 7
Cleavage: Perfect
Density (measured): 3.1 - 3.2 g/cm3

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

Energetic Properties of Kunzite

Key Words: Divine love, emotional healing, activation of the heart's knowing
Chakras: Heart (4th chakra)
Physical: Eases stress and supports the parasympathetic nervous system
Emotional: Aids one in becoming receptive to love and energy
Spiritual: Connects one to the energy of Divine Love underlying all of creation

* Energetic Properties of Kunzite was provided by Book of Stones *