Quartz Crystal Cluster 00151
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This Arkansas quartz crystal cluster has not seen an acid bath and is just as it came out of the mine plenty of dry red clay shows you the material in which it grew. It has Manganese Inclusions and Phantoming. A few areas of Growth Interference on the base.
MANGANESE – Manganese is a dark black mineral often present on Arkansas crystal. A mineral of bonding, Manganese brings people closer together, activating the energies of cooperation in group efforts. Manganese stimulates spontaneity, creativity and enhances positive energy. Manganese produces a grounding effect which can help to balance the emotions and the physical body.
PHANTOM - Phantoms exist within a crystal when a mineral present in the solution has drifted down onto a crystal point during its growth. The mineral is subsequently grown over (trapped inside) with more clear crystal forming around it. Phantoms may be partial or complete. A Phantom will exactly mirror the actual terminating point of a crystal; if it doesn’t, then you can be sure the termination has been polished or altered. Phantoms are good for past-life work. The metaphysical properties of the minerals present are enhanced or amplified by the quartz. The properties will vary depending on what the mineral is (for example chlorite, hematite, etc.).
GROWTH INTERFERENCE - Growth Interference crystals have missing areas in the main point where another mineral was growing during the development of the crystal and then subsequently disappeared. Lots of times it presents with a look like a buzz saw was taken to the crystal. Other times in deep square imprints. Because there used to be a mineral present that isn’t there anymore, they look and feel magical to me. Sometimes there is a little bit of mineral left in part of the crevasse. The properties of Growth Interference crystals are a bit like crystal imprints. They represent how we can adapt and grow around a certain situation (or person), and then if the situation no longer serves, it leaves, but not without leaving a mark. I see Imprints as more associated with situations regarding people (crystal on crystal) but because growth interference crystals is caused by non-crystal influences (other minerals), I see Growth Interference as referring more to non-human influences (such as environmental circumstances or health issues, etc.)
MINERAL STILL ATTACHED - Crystals with the mineral and rust still on (and clay in some cases) tell us to "remember where you come from". It speaks to many levels and layers. Where we come from physically, what we've been through, both emotionally and physically, where we come from in our past (this life) and where we come from ultimately (Spirit) etc. These crystals give us pause to reflect on our past and contemplate the residue of the experiences we have accumulated.
CLUSTER - Clusters are points growing together on a matrix. Some Clusters grow on a sandstone matrix, others on all quartz, and still others may grow from a ‘seed’ of crystal (like a mass of double terminated points). Clusters are good for helping with group dynamics. Families, co-workers, anywhere a group of people might need help in getting along. They are also good for raising the vibrations in an environment and bringing light and energy into that space.
Weight: 14 OZ
approx measurements (in): 2.75" length x 3.5" width x 2.9" height