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Posted by Heather Burket on
One of the first things that you will notice about lepidolite, is that it has a very different ‘feel’ to it. Even when polished, it still has this kind of grainy property that is unusual. It is also unique in its coloring – purple is not a very common crystal color. While we are used to seeing the dark rich purple of amethyst, lepidolite is more of a lavender color. It is this dreamy lavender color that makes it instantly appealing to me. The Basics Lepidolite is a type of silicate – specifically it’s a phyllosilicate in the mica group...