Smoky Quartz

Smoky quartz sometimes also goes by the names cairngorm, smoky topaz, morion, or smoky citrine. Smoky quartz is a type of macrocrystalline quartz (silicon dioxide), the branch of the quartz family that includes amethyst, citrine and rose quartz. This type of quartz is made up of crystals that are large enough to be discerned by the naked eye. Macrocrystalline quartz is mainly transparent to translucent, with a vitreous luster.

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Smoky Quartz Gemstone Properties

Color: Grey-Black

Hardness: 7.0

Specific Gravity: 2.66

Refractive index: 1.54 - 1.56

Smoky Quartz Color & Occurence

Smoky Quartz is found in colors including green, yellow, red, reddish-brown, white and bluish white.

Smoky quartz comes from many sources around the world. A few of the more noteworthy locations include Brazil, the world's largest supplier; the Pikes Peak area of Colorado, USA, where it is associated with green amazonite; and the Swiss Alps, where many tons of fine specimens have been mined.

Healing Power of Smoky Quartz

Smoky quartz brings to the table a range of healing properties in terms of physical healing of the body. It is often used by crystal healers to counter negative effects stemming from radiation, including exposure to medical radiation, radioactive materials, chemotherapy and even sunburn. It is also used to relieve tension of the back and shoulders, headaches, muscle cramps and chronic pain. Smoky quartz is believed to be particularly useful in treating ailments of the hips, legs and abdomen and to benefit the muscle and nerve tissues and reproductive system. It is also claimed to regenerate the bronchi in the lungs and protect the pulmonary tracts as a whole.

Mystical Power in Smoky Quartz

In the metaphysical world, smoky quartz resonates with the base and solar plexus chakras and is associated with the zodiac signs of capricorn and scorpio and the elements of earth and air. It should bring to mind calmness and serenity, stability, practicality, pride, intuition and optimism. It is an excellent protective and grounding stone. Wearing it, keeping it nearby and/or meditating with it has a detoxifying effect, on all levels. It is claimed to lift negativity and depression, disperse fear, relieve anxiety and stress, promote emotional calmness, encourage positive thoughts that then lead to positive action, alleviate suicidal tendencies, dispel nightmares and manifest happy dreams in their place, and sharpen concentration and assist those who suffer with difficulties in communication.

We Export Smoky Quartz Worldwide

Lodha Gems is a gemstone shop in India (India), we have natural Smoky Quartz in stock which are certified, our Smoky Quartz are procured directly from mines and our natural Smoky Quartz are free from any treatment, if you want to buy Smoky Quartz then feel free to contact us at +91 94335 46997, we ship worldwide.