Smoky quartz is mainly formed in pegmatites or, hydrothermally, in druses and rock cracks. Its dark color is due to the presence of aluminum and lithium, or even to radioactive radiation.
- Chemical formula : SiO2+(Co, Fe, Ca, Mg, Li, Na)
- Appearance : the name of this variety of quartz derives from its translucent grey-brown colour, which recalls the color of smoke and smoking.
- Element : earth
- Associated chakras : 1st chakra, located in the coccyx, Sanskrit name: Muladhara.
- Planets : Mercury
- Zodiac signs : Gemini, Virgo, Scorpio
PROPERTIES OF SMOKY QUARTZ IN BRIEF : strengthens the nervous system and protects against radiation and the damage caused by it. It allows the subject to face periods of adversity with courage. Helps relieve anxiety , anguish and despair . Its energy counteracts depressive states . It has the powerful ability to help the mind understand new ideas, new concepts and plans.
PROPERTIES AND MEANING OF SMOKY QUARTZ
Smoky quartz is a quartz that differs in clarity from other gemstones of its type. In crystal therapy, smoky quartz is an extraordinary stone with many healing properties and powers.
In shamanic culture, the ancient curanderos respected its power, regardless of the fact that a part of the population considered it a dark stone due to its color.
Smoky quartz was also believed to lead spirits on their journey to the afterlife and for this reason some people used to place a fragment of smoky quartz over the corpse.
Effects of Smoky Quartz on the physical body:
It has an antispasmodic action, reducing cramps and stiffness. It is particularly suitable for back pain . It also strengthens the nervous system and protects against radiation and damage caused by it.
If you have a bad headache , a smoky quartz can be a huge source of relief. The best way to use this stone is to hang it on a chain around your neck.
In stressful situations, it is particularly suitable to hold a cylindrical stone or crystal in both hands. For it to develop its pain-relieving action, it must be applied directly to the affected region.
Effects of smoky quartz on the psyche :
Smoky quartz is said to stimulate mysticism and all experiences that connect "this world" to the afterlife . Wearing anything made of smoky quartz is believed to ward off evil spirits that want to cause harm.
This stone helps to better tolerate psychological fatigue and pain. It allows the subject to face periods of adversity with courage . It produces a relaxing effect and is an excellent anti-stress stone, which strengthens the individual's resistance against factors that produce tension.
This stone strengthens the ability to concentrate , helps resolve conflicts with oneself and prevents feelings from interfering with thinking.
Smoky quartz helps relieve anguish and despair . Its energy counteracts anxiety and helps us escape from states of panic, depressive states and in general all those situations in which we feel like we are sinking into life.
It helps its bearer repel any negative force that attempts to ruin him. Furthermore, if you have doubts that torment your heart, smoky quartz dispels them, freeing it from worries.
In relation to study , smoky quartz has the powerful ability to help the mind go beyond what it cannot understand , stimulating intuitions and thus enlightening people who feel confused.