Muscovite Meaning and Benefits.



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Muscovite Meaning – General Information

Muscovite is a type of mica that can be colourless or grey, brown, green, yellow, or rarely violet and red, and can be transparent or translucent, with a pearly lustre. It has a monoclinic crystal system and has a varying Mohs hardness of 2.5 to 4. It is easy to recognize because of its perfect cleavage that allows it to separate into thin, transparent, flexible sheets; and also found in immense sheets that are also commercially valuable. In Nellore, India, they have found sheets of Muscovite measuring some 5 metres by 3 metres.

Muscovite Meaning – History

Muscovite, while officially discovered in 1850 by J.D. Dana, in the Muscovy Province of Russia and is so named after the region. Actually, it has a history that goes all the way back to 1568. The name of Muscovite comes from Muscovy-glass, a name formerly used for its use in Russia for windows. Muscovite is in demand for the manufacture of fireproofing and insulating materials and to some extent as a lubricant. It is also an ingredient in many popular modern cosmetics adding gloss and sparkle.

The traditional industrial use for Muscovite with its high resistance to heat and also split into thin transparent sheets is for use in windows on high-temperature furnaces and ovens. Another traditional use is as an insulator in manufacturing circuit boards in the past. Also, historically used as general window glass in earlier times.

It is a great stone for earthquake-prone areas as it helps to relieve tensions inside the earth.

Muscovite Meaning – Metaphysical Benefits.

Muscovite is an Angelic stone that allows us to connect with the highest spiritual realms and enhances communication. Mystical for its use in scrying and can provide a strong connection with higher spiritual planes, as well as assist with astral travel. It will stimulate and open the heart chakra.

It is a highly spiritual stone that can stimulate and enhance awareness of the higher self. Also known for boosting intuition, psychic visions. Muscovite is excellent for dealing with major life changes and can dispel negative emotions.

Muscovite enables us to recognise and accept the flaws within humankind and ourselves and inspires unconditional love of both. It helps us to see our flaws and provides the ability to transform those flaws. It is an optimistic stone and it boosts self-confidence. Furthermore, it will dismiss negative emotions such as insecurity, anger, nervousness and stress. It assists with living in the present, as well as unfolding the future.

It has strong metaphysical properties that will help you if you have any side effects from the activation of your psychic powers.

Muscovite Meaning – Healing.

Muscovite is an excellent stone for you if you suffer from dyspraxia, and have a problem with clumsiness and left-right confusion. It helps you to stimulate confidence and ease tension.

Muscovite can treat headaches, dizziness, insomnia and vertigo. It can stabilise and control blood sugar as it is of assistance to the pancreas. It can help to cope with hunger during times of fasting, assist with hydration of the body and can also assist and heal disease-related conditions and allergies.

Tips for using Muscovite.

  • Place Muscovite on your desk or at your workstation to speed thoughts and problem-solving.
  • Keep Muscovite around you as this will safeguard both yourself and those you are in contact with from negative emotions and energies.
  • Put Muscovite near or under your bed to relieve insomnia.
  • Carry Muscovite to boost your confidence, especially if you are feeling insecure.
  • Hold on to Muscovite to help you listen in to your intuition.
  • Set Muscovite in your new home or office to release undesirable energies trapped within from the previous occupants.
  • People undergoing divorce and separation can benefit from Muscovite as it helps them to break off painful connections and prevents these from emotionally troubling them.
  • Muscovite has tension relieving properties that can provide wrist support when using a keyboard or a typewriter.




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First presented in the April 2012 Newsletter, and edited March ’22 for inclusion here.

© Ron and Sue Windred.
Disclaimer: The outlined metaphysical and healing properties in this website are for inspiration and reference. We gather this information and alleged properties from writings, books, folklore and various other sources. They are also dependent upon the attitude and beliefs of the individual. Furthermore they do not replace diagnosis or treatment by a qualified therapist or physician.

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