Smoky Quartz is the STONE OF CONSCIOUSNESS which encourages positive thoughts and calmness within ones’ inner self. This stone can also be used during past life work and meditation. Smoky Quartz was also used in 12th century China to make some of the first examples of sunglasses!
It ENHANCES perspective, serenity, security, & grounding. It ALLEVIATES nervousness, instability, & anger.
Smoky Quartz balances the Root Chakra, and its Earth Element is Earth. The relevant Zodiac Signs are Scorpio & Sagittarius, however; all signs may find this stone useful!
Below you will find scientific information on this stone.
GROUP: Silicon Dioxide
COLOR: Translucent Brown, Gray, and Black
MOHS HARDNESS: 7
FORM/HABIT: 6-sided Prism ending in 6-sided Pyramid (typical), Drusy, Fine-Grained to Microcrystalline, Massive
OCCURS: Igneous & Metamorphic
SOURCES: Brazil, Madagascar, Scotland