Name: Smoky Quartz
Color(s): From grey to warm brown, light and clear to an almost “solid” looking black/brown
Mineral Information: Macrocrystalline quartz
Chemical Make-up: SiO2
Where they are found: Brazil, Switzerland, the Himalayas, and Mexico. In the US, Nevada, Arkansas, California, & Colorado
About Stone: Crystals can also be smoky in color from the presence of sodium. Smoky quartz can be created artificially by irradiating regular quartz.
Zodiac Association: Capricorn and Sagittarius
Metaphysical Properties: Assists with grief, despair, & depression. It is a mild sedative with a relaxing effect. Helps you to explore your inner self, embracing dark areas with light and love & allowing healing and reconciliation to take place. A good balancer of sexual energies. Increases recall of dreams and intensifies channeling abilities. Smokey quartz releases bodily stress and strain related to emotional distress. Helps to free us from illusion and to see the joys in life. Used for grounding in healing.