Mineral Information

Origin: Brazil

Mineral Species: Zircon

Mineral Group: Silicates

Chemical Formula: ZrSiO4

Hardness: 7.5

Crystal System: Tetragonal

Colour: Colourless, yellow, grey, reddish-brown, green, brown, black.

Typical Appearance: Tabular to square prismatic crystals

Esoteric Information

Birthstone: Virgo, Libra and Sagittarius

Chakra Alignment: Base; Heart and Third Eye

Element: None

Origin of Name & Mythology: From arabic (in turn of Persian "azargun") "zar", gold, plus "gun", coloured, referring to one of the many colours that the mineral may display.

Additional Information

Zircon allows us to be detached from the more material and earthly sides of life, and to experience the true Meaning of Life. It helps us recover from loss and is good for bereavement. It has a pain-alleviating effect, and is purported to be particularly effective in menstrual complaints. It should not be worn for long periods except in cases of pain relief.