Lepidolite Crystal Properties

Emotional Balance, Inner Peace, Awareness

Gems By LYC
3 min readMay 14


Spiritual Properties

  • Helps reorganize and restructure your behavior patterns and thoughts, and helps embrace times of change, flux, and flow
  • Teaches you how to self-soothe and make choices that come with a heightened sense of awareness and commitment to your own health and happiness.

Mental Properties

  • Increases drive
  • Helps you let go of patterns that no longer serve you
  • Helps you pay attention to the synchronicities in your life, which creates more deja vu moments
  • Recognizes imbalances between self and shadow self, and works with us to move to a place of long-term healing and harmonious self-love

Emotional Properties

  • Stabilizes Moods
  • Increases self Confidence
  • Enables you to find joy in little things
  • Can bring about an attitude change
  • Harmonizes all the emotions within your body, mind, and soul
  • Helps soften energies affecting the emotional body, which helps keep your mental state operating in a calm manner

Kundalini Properties

  • Aligns and activates the chakra column
  • Help to clear any blockages from the Heart Chakra, the Third Eye Chakra, and the Crown Chakra
  • Creates a connection between the heart and the third eye, which helps you become more in touch with your emotions


  • I maintain my center through the storm of life
  • I am emotionally balanced and filled with inner peace
  • Every breath I inhale calms me and every breath I exhale takes away tension


  • Chakras: All
  • Energy: Projective
  • Planets: Jupiter, Neptune
  • Element: Water
  • Zodiacs: Libra, Pisces
  • Number: 8

Health Benefits

  • Increases dopamine levels
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Harmonizes the immune system
  • Most effective crystal for anxiety
  • Known to help numb sciatica and neuralgia
  • Reduces problems associated with Alzheimer’s
  • Cuts down on the harmful side effects of electromagnetic pollution
  • Adds in calming newborns and preventing anxieties and depression in their future
  • Helps the body and mind deal with changes brought on by hormonal cycles and menopause
  • Used as a source of lithium — a remedy often turned to for those who suffer jangled emotions, high mood swings, and symptoms of bipolar

Physical Properties

Color: Colorless, Gray, White, Pink, and Purple

Habit: Masses, Plates, Aggregates, Stacked sheets, and Prismatic crystal

Rarity: Rare

Luster: Vitreous to pearly

Species: Mica

Zoning: Present

Parting: Absent

Streak: White

Gravity: 2.8 to 2.9

Tenacity: Brittle

Fracture: Uneven

Cleavage: {001} perfect

Hardness: 3 to 4, Can only be cut and polished when found within Quartz

Locations: Worldwide, but abundantly in Brazil, Madagascar, Australia, Russia, Japan, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and the United States

Twinning: Rare, composition plane {001}

Inclusions: Typically a minor ore of lithium metal, with rubidium and cesium

Dispersion: weak, r > v

Chatoyancy: Absent

Pleochroism: X = almost colorless; Y = Z = pink, pale violet

Fluorescence: Possible, not common

Birefringence: 0.0290–0.0380

Diaphaneity: Transparent to translucent

Melting point: 1170C

Luminescence: Present

Chemical Name: Lithium Mica

Refractive Index: 1.554–1.586

System/Structure: Monoclinic

Optical properties: Biaxial ({)

Chemical Formula: KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F, OH)2 to K(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F, OH)2

Chemical Classification: Phyllosilicate

Chemistry Classification: Lithium, Aluminum, Potassium mineral



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