Smokey Quartz is a from of Quartz, Silicon Dioxide, and owes its color to gamma irradiation and the presence of traces of aluminum present in the earth. Energetically, it is said to be one of the most grounding & clearing stones available, both purifying & protecting. It is associated with the Root chakra (energy center). I like to think of it as a nervous system reset. Energy healers believe itto be great for anxiety & calming nerves. It can fade over long periods of time in direct sunlight.
This piece is also known as a Lemurian. It has incredible clarity, featuring deep groves and ridges.Said to have lemurian crystal energy, believed to be connected to the ancient / mythical lemurian culture.
This crystal is directly from the earth in Brazil, ethically mined and it has not been cut or polished, left in its completely natural state. I believe the dark black mineral around the tip is carbon. It weighs 9.2oz and measures about 4 x 2 x 1.5 inches.