Wulfenite

Wulfenite

Wulfenite is a sulfate mineral with a chemical formula

Pb(MoO
4
)

Wulfenite has an tetragonal crystal structure

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Wulfenite

Lustre: Adamantine, Sub-Adamantine, Resinous
Diaphaneity (Transparency): Transparent, Translucent, Opaque
Colour: Orange-yellow, yellow, honey-yellow, reddish-orange, rarely colourless, grey, brown, olive-green and even black.
Streak: White
Hardness (Mohs): 2½ - 3
Hardness Data: Measured
Tenacity: Brittle
Cleavage: Distinct/Good
Distinct on {011}; indistinct on {001}, {013}.
Fracture: Irregular/Uneven, Sub-Conchoidal
Density (measured): 6.5 - 7.5 g/cm3
Density (calculated): 6.88 g/cm3

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Energetic Properties of Wulfenite

Key Words: Creativity, manifestation, determination, sexuality, alchemy, Earth connection
Chakras: Sexual/Creative (2nd chakra), Solar Plexus (3rd chakra)
Physical: Stimulates metabolism, enhances sexual function and enjoyment
Emotional: Inspires one to create, and to love the Earth and life's adventures
Spiritual: Aids self-transformation, artistic creativity, personal power

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