Lepidolite is a type of mica which crystalizes and is created of many layers of hexagonal plates. Scale like aggregates of short, prismatic, plate like crystals, Lepidolite's colors range from a light pink, to violet, deeper shades of purple, grays, whites and even colorless. It occurs in sparkling masses around Pink Tourmaline (Rubelite) crystals. Due to it's cleavage, as with most mica, Lepidolite is rarely faceted. It is rich in lithium, which is what lends it's beautiful color.
Lepidolite is a stone of calm, trust, and acceptance. It is extremely useful in the reduction of depression as well as stress. It is used to halt obsessive thoughts, and relieves despondency, as well as overcomes insomnia. Lepidolite is supportive in releasing one from addictions and complains of all kinds, including anorexia.
Called a "Stone of Ttransformation", Lepidolite releases and reorganizes old psychological and behavioral patterns, thus inducing change. It also assists in the change by inducing calm through transitions, trusting that everything will ultimately turn out for the best, allowing for smooth passage during change. It encourages independence and achieving goals without outside help. Lepidolite engenderers and enhances, self-love, patience and optimism. It is wonderful for dreamwork, rebirthing and for dream recall. t can also bring a growing energy to gardening and agriculture, helping to align the energy forces to produce abundance and to eliminate or rectify disease.
Lepidolite is known to clear out all of the redundant messages and voices form the past that hold us back from happiness and/or success. It will aid in attracting supportive friends and colleagues, as well as bring opportunities to succeed. It will help any and all living in unavoidably stressful experiences (such as city dwellers) to maintain a calm, and serene center.