Cuprite is a copper oxide mineral with a octahedral, cubic or dodecahedral crystal system. Cuprite was first described in 1845 and the name derives from the Latin ‘cuprum’ for its copper content.
Being this crystal is metallic; Cupritecan be used to reflect our deepest thoughts out into the world. It allows us to see the true beauty that is hidden inside each of us. Cuprite is used to dispel worry, especially those worries which we have little or no control over. It allows one to understand that worry is essentially a waste of energy.
Cuprite minimises conflict between the sexes at work in professions where women are discourages from promotion; also if you are a woman in a traditional community. Cuprite encourages harmony if men find it difficult to work for a female employer.
Wear if you are discriminated against because of your accent, education or social status. A stone for overcoming fears of mortality in later life.
Cuprite is reputed to aid bladder and kidney disorders, helpful in the treatment of vertigo and is used aid altitude sickness.
Hardness: 3.5 – 4
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