Lepidolite is Earth’s most abundant lithium-bearing mineral. Lepidolite is a combination of various types of mica minerals, all of which are phyllosilicate minerals which are comprised of flat sheets. Lepidolite is named after the Greek word “lepidos” meaning "scale" and “lithos” meaning “stone”. Lepidolite occurs in granitic pegmatites, where it is associated with other lithium minerals, like Beryl and Topaz. Lepidolite is colored by Manganese in its chemical structure. Lepidolite is mined as a source of lithium. Lithium is a soft, silvery, alkali metal with the lowest density of all metals. Lithium is used in batteries and lithium carbonate is used in mood stabilizing medication for anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and mania. It is also used to make glass and enamels.
Lepidolite is one of the most soothing crystals to the body's energy field. Lepidolite helps to soothe and stabilize emotions. Lepidolite is a must-have crystal for your crystal healing practice.