This listing is for the lepidolite orb pictured above. It measures 1 1/8" in diameter and weighs 1.4 oz (40 grams.) Ready to enjoy or inspire something of your own creation! Lepidolite is a type of mica that contains lithium which gives rise to its purple coloration. It's hardness is 2.5 - 3.5 and has chemical composition of K(Li, Al)3(SiAl)4O10(F,OH2) Lepidolite Mica is a wonderful stone for protecting against the harmful effects of Electromagnetic Pollution from Electronics i.e cell phones, televisions, microwaves etc. It absorbs and transmutes the energy, soaking it up like a sponge. Lithium is responsible for the beautiful purple color of this formation, imparting it's properties of mood stability and emotional balance. Lepidolite is also a stone for overcoming obsessive thoughts and behaviors, especially as it relates to addiction. Called the "stone of transition" by Judy Hall, lepidolite aids in healing the past so you may transform the present. Also reported to aid in Shamanic journeying.