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Pietersite

Pietersite

Pietersite

Locations: Africa and China
Colors: Gold, Blue-Black, Grey, Brown, Cream, Redm and Mauve
Name Origin: Named after Sid Pieters who first discovered it in 1962 in Nambia, Africa.
History/Lore: Discovered in 1962 by Sid Pieters while prospecting some farmland in Nambia Africa. Chinese Pietersite is said to have been discovered in 1993 and exhibits slightly different patterns from that found in Africa.
Properties: Pietersite is a powerful protection stone, especially against the elements. It also acts as a shield against technology, supportive and strengthening to help fight addictions, as well as boosts self-esteem when worn consistently.
Hardness: 6.0 to 6.5
Chemical Composition: (SiO2), Na2Fe4 (OH/Si4O11)2
Pietersite is named after Sid Pieters who first discovered it in 1962 in Namibia, Africa while prospecting some farmland in. Chinese Pietersite is said to have been discovered in 1993 and exhibits slightly different patterns from that found in Africa. Pietersite is a powerful protection stone, especially against the elements. It also acts as a shield against technology, supportive and strengthening to help fight addictions, as well as boosts self-esteem when worn consistently.