Origin: Tasmania, Russia, Germany, California
Mineral Species: Crocoite
Mineral Group: Chromates
Chemical Formula: PbCrO4
Crystal System: Monoclinic
Colour: Orange, red
Typical Appearance: Usually as intergrown masses of slender prismatic crystals.
Chakra Alignment: Sacral
Origin of Name & Mythology: Originally recognized by Mikhail Vassilievich Lomonosov in 1763 as a red lead ore. The name crocite comes from the Greek "crocon" = saffron, alluding to the saffron-orange color of its powder.
Crocoite is purported to be a transitional crystal, used in times of change, and helps us through these changes in a simple and confident manner.