Photo: Harlequin Quartz
Quartz is a silicon dioxide mineral belonging to the Quartz group. Quartz is the most abundant mineral on Earth, found in most geological environments and a component in most rock types. Quartz varieties include microcrystalline Chalcedony types (each variety has its own page); and macrocrystalline Quartz types, which is clear in its purest form. Impure varieties include Amethyst, Citrine, Smokey Quartz and the massive variety Rose Quartz (each variety has its own page).
Quartz, also known as Rock Crystal, is further named after the growth types Phantom, Elestial, Double Terminated; locality Tibetan Black, Herkimer Diamond; inclusions Rutile, Tourmalinated; artificial coatings Aqua Aura, Opal Aura; and synthetic production Siberian Blue, Green; and that's to name but a few (each has its own page).
Harlequin Quartz is the name given to Quartz crystals included with Lepidocrocite. Often the inclusions appear as tiny red 'stars' or clouds within the termination end of a Quartz point.
Harlequin Quartz is a powerful emotional balancer, encouraging self love, self worth and self acceptance; and healing old self punishing wounds.
Harlequin Quartz is a remover of fear based control over life's events, stimulating the loving energy of the heart to permeate the consciousness.
Harlequin Quartz can be used to connect with one's spirit guide, and is a useful meditative aide for soul retrieval and inner child healing.
Video: Harlequin Quartz Phantom
Photo: Harlequin Quartz Phantom
Harlequin Quartz can be used to stimulate healing of any dis-ease, as its function is to harmonise the higher vibrational energies of the aura, light body or subtle body. It is believed that physical dis-ease is a consequence of dis-harmony in the energies of the subtle body.
Harlequin Quartz assists in the treatment of reactive depression and smoothes extremes of emotion caused by hormonal imbalance.
Harlequin Quartz is useful in the treatment of blood and circulatory disorders. Harlequin Quartz assists treat thyroid and thymus imbalance.
Photo: Harlequin Quartz
colourless, with reddish dots or clouds
Silicate, Quartz Group
Hexagonal, rhombohedral terminations
clusters of pyramids on a geode base. Also occurs as tall prismatic crystals, short stubby crystals, in drusy aggregates, massive, in geodes, and as rounded river worn stones
vitreous, translucent to transparent
All crystal healing uses, magical uses and metaphysical definitions are provided as a means of education, and do not imply a guarantee of effect. Those suffering from illness should consult with their General Practitioner in the first instance. Crystal healing is a holistic complementary healthcare practice and should be carried out by a suitably qualified crystal healing practitioner.