Gaspeite smykkesten har en hårdhed på 4,5 – 5 på Mohs Skala
Gaspeite smykkesten Facts, Information and Description
Gaspeite is a relatively rare mineral, found only in a few localities. Its light green, almost apple green color is quite unique and some varieties are almost a neon green. It may contain brownish patches which may give it a distinctive character.Gaspeite is found around nickel sulfide deposits and is named for the locality of Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, Canada where it was originally found. Sources are Canada and Western Australia. Hardness is 4.5 – 5 on the Mohs scale.
Folklore, Legend, and Healing Properties:
As a fairly recent discovery in 1966, this mineral has no known folk lore although it is mentioned that the Aborigine’s used gaspeite to bring about good fortune. As a healing stone, it is thought to reduce stress and help with heart, gallbladder and lung problems. Metaphysically, it is thought to bring spirituality into everyday life.