Alternative Names: Chrome Mica, Chrome Muscovite
Origin: Notably Brazil, India
Mineral Species: Muscovite
Mineral Group: Silicates
Chemical Formula: K(Al,Cr)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
Crystal System: Monoclinic
Colour: Pale to mid green
Typical Appearance: Typically as 'books' or flaky masses, with rhombic or hexagonal outlines. Commonly twinned forming star-shaped crystal groups.
Chakra Alignment: Heart and Upper Heart
Element: Water and Air
Origin of Name & Mythology: Not known
In addition to the properties of mica, the green colour makes fuchsite even more heart-centred than ordinary muscovite, and amplifies its quality of acceptance. It helps us to see and accept the flaws in humanity while still allowing us to feel love and compassion. In this capacity, it can assist us in finding solutions to problems during interaction with others. Chromium lifts the spirits, balances, boosts the immune system, and is particularly helpful in treating skin conditions.