Lepidolite is a lilac-colored or pinkish-purple mineral that belongs to the mica group. It was first discovered in the 18th century and was named from the Greek word 'lepidos', which means scale, because of its scaly appearance. Lepidolite is typically found in granite pegmatites and is often associated with other lithium-bearing minerals such as spodumene, tourmaline, and amblygonite.

Historically, lepidolite was used in the manufacturing of porcelain and glass. During World War II, it was used in the production of radio tubes and as a lubricant for airplane engines. In the present day, lepidolite is highly sought after for its spiritual and healing properties.

In crystal healing, lepidolite is known as the 'stone of transition' and is said to help individuals navigate through periods of change in their lives. It is also believed to have the following energetic benefits:

Energetic benefits of Lepidolite:

  • Promotes relaxation and stress relief
  • Calms the mind
  • Encourages restful sleep and peaceful dreams
  • Helps with emotional healing and brings a sense of balance
  • Aids in releasing old patterns and beliefs
  • Enhances intuition and psychic abilities
  • Balances and activates the Third Eye and Crown chakras