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Tanzanite, one of December's birthstones, is relatively new to the colored stone galaxy. As the most common story of the tanzanite mining boom goes, in 1967 a Masai tribesman stumbled upon a cluster of highly transparent, intense blue crystals weathering out of the earth in Merelani, an area of northern Tanzania. He alerted a local fortune hunter named Manuel d’Souza, who quickly registered four mining claims.

Translucent bright blue curved Chalcanthite crystals. Chalcanthite is water-soluble so this specimen was oiled sealed to prevent degradation. Source: Planet Mine, La Paz County, Arizona, United States of America.

Epidote: increases more of what you already have, this includes both the negative and the positive, so proceed with caution when working with this stone; can bring about bountiful prosperity, abundance, love, and harmony when properly and conscientiously programmed #perspicacityparty #magicgeodes #magicstones #stones #crystals #gems #metaphysics #epidote

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Pyrite (Fool’s Gold): carrying with it a masculine energy, this stone is a powerful booster of confidence, vitality, and action; promoting a “can-do” disposition, this stone is excellent for overcoming one’s fears and aiding in the manifestation of great hopes and desires. #perspicacityparty #magicgeodes #magicstones #stones #crystals #gems #pyrite