ELITE SHUNGITE CRYSTAL 007
A good sized Elite Shungite Crystal 007. Also known as Noble Shungite, this is the rarer crystalised version of the shungite rock. Shungite is a very popular mineral for its many interesting uses, including water purification and its metaphysical properties. As you may notice when comparing the size with the weight of this mineral, it is very light. That is the carbon component at hand. It is also the carbon that lends itself to water purification. This specimen comes with a silk pouch. What you see is what you get – the photos are the exact same as what you will receive.
Shungite is an intriguing material. The name of the stone comes from the village of Shunga not far from the Zazhoginskoy mine. Shungite has unique mineral properties. The solid possesses sorption, catalytic and antibacterial properties. It has been known of for centuries in Russia where people would bath in water from the area for its curative properties.
Zazhoginskoy mine, Shunga, Republic of Karelia, Russian Federation.
3.9cm x 1.9cm x 3.2cm, 22g.
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