rare complex mineral
Eudialyte Origin & Physical Properties
Eudialyte is a rare cyclosilicate mineral which was first discovered in 1819 in the Julianehaab district of Greenland. This ruby-red to violet, black, white and brown flecked mineral is a made up of at least 9 separate elements, including rare earth elements. Eudialyte regularly contains zirconium, yttrium, manganese, iron, calcium, cerium and sodium.
Since its first discovery in Greenland, Eudialyte has been found in the Ural mountains of Russia, as well as Madagascar and Canada. Currently, the most prized gemmy rough with transparent red crystal pockets are from the Kola Peninsula of Russia.
Eudialyte is a source for rare earth elements like zirconium. With a hardness of 5 to 5.5 on the Mohs scale, it is relatively durable for pendants, necklaces or earrings. Because of the dynamic make up of Eudialyte, cabochons that display the full range of ruby-red colors, and flecks of black aegirine and white alkali feldspar are the most sought after.
Transparent to opaque
Red, magenta, brown, black and yellow
Russia, Brazil, Greenland, Norway
Creativity, Self acceptance, Love, Eases Depression, Love, Confidence, uplifting
Eudialyte Healing & Metaphysical Properties
Eudialyte is strongly connected to the physical realm, and will help to stimulate physical energy and pursue goals in the material realm. It is highly grounding, acting as a good stone for protection from negative energies and driving away negative feelings.
The vitality present in Eudialyte aligns itself with the root, sacral and heart chakras, where it stimulates a strong earth connection that helps to increase passion, feelings of joy and personal empowerment.
The prevailing quality that most healers agree on is that Eudialyte is an excellent stone for self-love, overcoming feelings of inadequacy and believing in oneself. The complex component of rare earth elements helps to stabilize the nervous system. The stone is said to have a grounding and revitalizing effect on the physical body.