VIBRATION: Number 7
CHARACTERISTICS: Intuition and Vitality
SCIENTIFIC: Brochantite, a copper sulfate hydroxide, usually forms needlelike or small prismatic crystals sometimes also found as drusy crusts and coatings, as well as, fine-grained masses. Brochantite is a secondary mineral forming in oxidized areas of copper deposits and is usually associated with Azurite, Malachite, and other copper minerals. Brochantite’s hardness is rated at 3.5 to 4 on the Moh’s scale of mineral hardness. Brochantite’s color ranges from bright emerald green to a blackish-green color. Brochantite is translucent with a vitreous luster. Brochantite is found in Namibia, Australia, Algeria, Morocco, Chile, Greece, Germany, Italy, England, Spain, Mexico, and in the United States.
ATTRIBUTES: Brochantite is used to center and align all chakras, meridians, and subtle bodies and can facilitate attunement between the physical level and the higher planes. Brochantite is a helpful crystal to elevate energy to a higher vibration on all levels. Brochantite brings out survival skills to emotional issues, stimulates initiative, optimism, diplomacy and independence. Brochantite also advances and stabilizes the energies of intuition, sexuality, desire and vitality. Brochantite loses its luster to warn of impending danger or to indicate duplicity and disloyalty in thought or action. Brochantite is excellent for spiritual attunement, healing and cleansing of both the energy centers and the physical body and for providing protection.
HEALING: Brochantite is used for water retention, to rid food of free-radical oxides and protect from environmental contaminates. Brochantite may also be used for the treatment of the pancreas, prostate, spleen and to balance the flow of blood in the body.
In crystal body layouts or healing grids, Brochantite aligns and strengthens all chakras. Brochantite stimulates and connects the heart chakra and base chakras for emotional healing and offers energetic support and protection.
For Gaia Healing, Brochantite may be placed in an area of disturbed Earth energy to protect against environment contamination.