Power & Benefits of Atacamite:
Atacamite is a beautiful stone for spiritual balancing, visualization, and restoring trust. It brings unconditional love into your life. It restores faith in your purpose and ability to reach your potential.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Atacamite connects you with your spiritual path and creates a sense of trust in following your path in life. Atacamite opens the Third Eye (Brow) Chakra which is connected to your intuition and psychic ability. It is a powerful cleanser for the etheric body and the Third Eye (Brow), releasing any prohibitions against use, it is helpful when journeying out of the body. It promotes a strong connection to higher guidance.
It is good for self-love and unconditional love, allowing you to welcome it into your life from others.
The Physical Connection:
Helps in improving the thyroid gland and throat issues. It’s also beneficial to the nervous system, and the impact stress can have on it. Assists in balancing the kidneys and the adrenals. Also great for those who experience Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
The Chakras Connected to Atacamite:
Heart Chakra, Throat Chakra, Third Eye (Brow) Chakra.
Locations Found & History:
Chile, Mexico, United States, Italy, England, Russia, Namibia, Peru, and Australia. Atacamite gets its name from the Atacama Desert in Chile where it was first found in 1801. It was then added to the mineral species collection the same year by D. de Gallizen. It’s also been found in the patina of the Statue of Liberty and ancient bronze and copper artifacts. Ancients used it as a pigment in their maps, frescoes, and sculptures in Russia, Eurasia, and Persia.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Atacamite results from the oxidation of copper ores that have been in saline or arid conditions. It is a deep blue-green crystal that is named after the Atacama Region in Chile. It is often confused with similar-looking Chrysocolla. It’s also found in Vesuvian lavas. It has a hardness of 3 to 3.5 on the Mohs scale of hardness which isn’t the best of jewelry. It is relatively common so it can be purchased as a raw stone or a polished stone.
How to Use Atacamite:
Use Atacamite in meditation to stimulate the Third Eye (Brow) by placing it in between your eyebrows on your forehead. You can also place it on your heart or throat area to balance the energy and to bring in unconditional love.