Alternative Names: Chrome Mica, Chrome Muscovite

Mineral Information

Origin: Notably Brazil, India

Mineral Species: Muscovite

Mineral Group: Silicates

Chemical Formula: K(Al,Cr)3AlSi3O10(OH)2

Hardness: 2.5

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.

Esoteric Information

Birthstone: Aquarius

Chakra Alignment: Heart and Upper Heart

Element: Water and Air

Origin of Name & Mythology: Not known

Additional Information

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.