Zircon

 

Zircon is a zirconium silicate (nesosilicate), with the chemical formula

ZrSiO
4

Zircon has a tetragonal crystal structure

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Zircon

Lustre: Adamantine, Vitreous, Greasy
Diaphaneity (Transparency): Transparent, Translucent, Opaque
Comment: Greasy when metamict
Colour: Colourless, yellow, grey, reddish-brown, green, brown, black
Streak: White
Hardness (Mohs):
Tenacity: Brittle
Cleavage: Poor/Indistinct
Indistinct on {110}{111}
Fracture: Conchoidal
Density (measured): 4.6 - 4.7 g/cm3
Density (calculated): 4.714 g/cm3

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Energetic Properties of Zircon

Key Words: Stimulation of all the chakras, increased life force, grounding ideals in the physical world
Chakras: All
Physical: Helps clear the body of common toxins and stress, supports adrenals
Emotional: Helps one overcome disillusionment and to work for one's ideals
Spiritual: Aids transmutation of spiritual energies into physical reality

 

 

 

 

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