Smithsonite from Santa Eulalia is often referred to as "Cholx smithsonite," after the old name of the town. The Cholx smithsonite is prized for its bright color, which is due to the presence of copper impurities in the mineral. The color can range from pale turquoise to a deep green-blue to bubblegum pink, and the crystals can occur as botryoidal masses or as individual crystals. Select a blue or pink\purple and we will do our best to fulfill that request.
- Location: Santa Eulalia, Mexico
Smithsonite is a mineral that typically forms in the oxidation zone of zinc ore deposits. It has a chemical composition of ZnCO3, and it often occurs as botryoidal, globular, or stalactitic masses with a waxy to vitreous luster.
Smithsonite is used to enhance emotional balance, promote self-confidence, and increase creativity. It is also believed to have a calming effect and help release emotional blockages.
Smithsonite is sometimes associated with the throat chakra. Some practitioners believe that wearing or carrying smithsonite can help open and balance the throat chakra, promoting clear and effective communication.
In addition, some people believe that Smithsonite can help promote emotional healing and support a sense of inner peace and tranquility. It is sometimes used in meditation practices to promote relaxation and reduce stress.