Smithsonite is a zinc carbonate mineral with a rhombohedral or hexagonal crystal system. It was named after the British mineralogist James Smithson (1764-1829) who founded the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC.
Smithsonite is a stone of tranquillity, charm, kindness and favourable outcomes. It has an extremely gentle presence and forms a buffer against life’s problems. It dissolves emotional hurt gently and subtly making the individual feel better. This is an excellent stone for birth and rebirth and can aid fertility.
Psychologically, Smithsonite supports leadership qualities, especially where tact is required. Emotionally, Smithsonite aids difficult relationships. An excellent stone for a secure and balanced life, this stone imparts harmony and diplomacy and remedies unpleasant situations.
Physically, Smithsonite can aid a dysfunctional immune system, sinus and digestive disorders and osteoporosis.
Blue-Green Smithsonite heals emotional and other wounds by bringing in universal love.
Lavender-Violet Smithsonite clears negative energy and encourages joyful spiritual service.
Lavender-Pink Smithsonite assists in feeling loved and supported by the universe.
Purple Smithsonite increased psychic abilities and intuition.
Yellow Smithsonite released old hurts and outgrown emotional patterning.
Zodiac: Virgo & Pisces
Birthstone: September & March
Chakra: Brow & Heart
Sources: USA, Australia, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Namibia
Empowerment: I will be kinder to myself.