Charioite has a distinctive aspect of its appearance – its fibrous crystals are arrayed in interlocking patterns which produce a swirling chataoiant surface.

Chemical composition K(Ca,Na)2Si4 O10(OH,F)· H20
Color Lilac to Violet
Lustre Vitreous
Hardness 5
Crystal system Monoclinic; crystals thin, acicular (fibrous)
Origin Charo River Valley – Former Soviet Union
Healing properties*

Inspires us to be of service to others; helps us overcome obstacles; highly protective; stabilizes the slor plexus; enables us to absorb life-energy.

Local people call it their lilac stone.