The Meaning of Dumortierite



Origin: Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Madagascar, Namibia, Russia, Sri Lanka, and the USA

Chakra: Throat, Third Eye


Dumortierite Properties & Meaning


Intro to Dumortierite

Dumortierite is a crystal that was first discovered in 1881 in the Rhône-Alps of France. This stone was named for Eugène Dumortier, a French Paleontologist of the early to mid 1800's.

Dumortierite is often mistaken for Sodalite, Lazulite or even low-grade Lapis Lazuli. Color variations occur in Dumortierite when there is an increased presence of iron and a decreased presence of aluminum in the forming structure of the crystal.


Metaphysical Properties of Dumortierite 

Dumortierite is known as the stone of communication. It is aligned with both the Throat Chakra and the Third Eye Chakra.

Dumortierite can activate intellectual and intuitive abilities, improving memory and helping you to develop patience and calmness. It is said to inspire precision, organization, and methodical thought patterns to help make sense of a circumstance. 

Dumortierite - Tumbled Crystals

Dumortierite brings confidence and will-power while helping you to balance and regulate your emotions. It can be useful while trying to cope with panic and fear, which will in turn teach you to react appropriately in stressful situations.

This crystal promotes a positive attitude with an open mind and helps to build trust and have courage to take on the world and tap into your highest potential. 


Physical Healing Properties of Dumortierite

Dumortierite is very powerful and has many physical benefits. It is known to be helpful in healing headaches, hypersensitivity, epilepsy, upset stomach, inflammation all throughout the body, and even carpal tunnel syndrome. This crystal also is said to help ease stress, grief, feelings of nervousness, and depression.


Using Dumortierite Crystals


When to Use Dumortierite Crystals

Dumortierite is a crystal that will serve you well when you are enduring major stressful life changes. Dumortierite is known to ease anxiety, stress, and grief after the loss of a loved one. 


How to Use Dumortierite

Carry Dumortierite with you daily or place it under your pillow while you sleep to receive the full benefits of Dumortierite. Rub your Dumortierite crystal between your fingers when unwanted thoughts or feelings of anxiety begin to overwhelm you. The stimulation of the stone will help ground your thoughts and 


Mineralogy of Dumortierite 

Crystal System: Rhombic
Manner of Formation: Primary and Tertiary
Mineral Class: Island Silicates
Colour: Deep Blue, Grey, Green, Brown
Chemical Formula: (Al,Fe)₇[O₃ | BO₃ | (SiO₄)₃] + Mn, Ti
Mohs Hardness: 7


Benefits of Dumortierite:

- Communication
- Patience
Emotional Regulation 
- Positivity
- Balance 
- Communication



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