Collection: Thulite Schist
Thulite is a translucent, crystalline or massive pink manganese-bearing variety of the mineral zoisite. Manganese substitutes for calcium in the structure with up to two percent Mn2+. Thulite is often mottled with white calcite and occurs as veins and fracture fillings transecting many types of rock. In mineralogical literature, Thulite may sometimes refer to any pink zoisite.
Schist is a medium-grade metamorphic rock. Schist has medium to large, flat, sheet-like grains in a preferred orientation (nearby grains are roughly parallel). It is defined by having more than 50% platy and elongated minerals (such as micas or talc), often finely interleaved with quartz and feldspar.
Thulite Schist is a dramatic stone with a powerful link to the life force, stimulating healing and regeneration. Thulite is helpful wherever there is resistance to be overcome. It assists in bringing out the extrovert, promoting eloquence and showmanship. Mentally, it encourages curiosity and inventiveness in solving problems and explores the dualities of the human condition, combining love with logic.
Emotionally, Thulite encourages expression of passion and sexual feelings. It teaches that lust, sensuality and sexuality are normal parts of life and encourages their constructive and positive expression.