Unakite Crystal Properties

Balance, Psychic Abilities, Inspiration

Gems By LYC
3 min readNov 12, 2022
Rough Unakite

Spiritual Properties

  • Great for scrying
  • Reinforces spell magic
  • Helps to keep you grounded
  • Aids in psychic abilities mostly clairvoyance
  • The wood energy of the gemstone makes it an ideal stone to protect gardens too
  • Helps nurture and balance, the green and pink colors balance masculine and feminine
  • Facilitates rebirthing, gently releasing conditions that inhibit spiritual and psychological growth

Mental Properties

  • Inspires a sense of urgency
  • Helps you overcome deception
  • Teaches you patience and persistent
  • Brings you success in new ventures
  • Releases you from yesterday’s mistakes
  • Increases patience, determination, mindfulness, and resilience
Unakite Tumbles

Emotional Properties

  • Removes Emotional Baggages
  • Helps you balance your emotions
  • Balances emotions with spirituality
  • Encourages tolerance and gentleness
  • Balances the emotions and alleviates feelings of overwhelm

Kundalini Properties

  • Stimulates the third eye
Unakite Heart


  • Chakras: Root, Heart, and Third eye
  • Energy: Projective
  • Planets: Mars, Venus
  • Element: Water, Fire
  • Zodiacs: Scorpio, Gemini, Libra
  • Number: 9


  • I am becoming healthier everyday

Health Benefits

  • Enhances weight gain
  • Supports healthy habits
  • Treats the reproductive system
  • Helps you overcome addictive behavior
  • Aids the growth of skin tissue and hair
  • Aids in restful sleep and helps relieve stress
  • Supports convalescence and recovery from major illness
  • Stimulates healthy pregnancies while facilitating the health of the unborn child
Unakite Palm Stone

Physical Properties

Color: Green, Yellow-green, and pink

Habit: Unakite typically appear in granite masses such as dikes or rugged rock ridges and lenses or thin or flat rocks.

Twins: Absent

Rarity: Common

Luster: Dull

Species: Epidote

Zoning: Absent

Parting: Absent

Streak: White

Gravity: 2.85–3.20

Tenacity: brittle

Fracture: Uneven

Cleavage: Perfect

Hardness: 6 to 7

Locations: Blue Ridge Mountains, Unaka Mountains, The Shenandoah National Park, The shores of the great lakes, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, as well as, South Africa, China, Brazil, Canada, Australia, and Indonesia.

Inclusions: black, white or gray veining

Dispersion: Absent

Chatoyancy: Absent

Pleochroism: Absent

Fluorescence: Absent

Birefringence: N/A

Diaphaneity: Opaque

Named After: The Unaka Mountain Range in North Carolina, East Tennessee, Unakite was discovered first in the U.S.A, and it was originally spelled ‘unakyte’

Melting point: Unknown

Discovered In: 1874

Luminescence: Absent

Discovered By: Frank Bradley

Chemical Name: Epidote

Refractive Index: 1.525–1.760

System/Structure: Monoclinic System

Optical properties: N/A

Chemical Formula: KAlSi308, Ca2(Al,Fe)3(SiO4)3(OH) and SiO2

Chemical Classification: Rock

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