Alternative Names: Green Spodumene, Green Kunzite
From Greek “spodoumenos”, reduced to ashes, alluding to greyish white mass that is formed when the mineral is ignited.
Species or Group: Spodumene
Chemical Formula: LiAlSi2O6 (Lithium aluminium silicate)
Crystal System: Monoclinic
Birthstone for: Scorpio
Aligns with the Heart and Upper Heart Chakras
Hiddenite is a rare, green spodumene (the pink version is Kunzite). It was believed to come only from Hiddenite, North Carolina, USA, but has recently been mined in Afghanistan and Brazil.
Properties: A powerful heart crystal that is able to create a heart connection not only with the physical, but also with the Divine. It fills the heart with light which then permeates the entire body. It is cheering and uplifting, and very good for depression. It can be used in scanning the body before treatment, and can clear throughout the physical body, particularly the filter organs such as kidneys, liver and spleen. Hiddenite can also be used to identify the past cause of illness or emotional pain, and therefore be better able to heal it in the present.