Named for Danbury, CT, where it was first discovered in 1839. It is slightly harder than quartz, with a Mohs scale of 7.5 hardness. It is a calcium boron silicate mineral with a form close to that of topaz, & is usually clear like quartz, but sometimes comes in pale yellow, pink or brown. The clarity, resilience, and strong dispersion of danburite make it valuable as cut stones for jewelry.

– Associated with the heart, 3rd eye & crown chakra, the zodiac sign Leo, & vibrates to the number 4.

– Carries very pure vibration and works on heart energy.
– Activates intellect and higher consciousness.
– Connects to the angelic realm.
– Link to serenity and eternal wisdom.
– Tool for facilitating deep change and leaving the past behind.
– Karmic cleanser.
– Good for helping the dying on their journey through death.
– Clarifies the aura and promotes lucid dreaming.
– Clears allergies and chronic conditions.
– Strong detoxifying action, and treats liver and gallbladder.
– Aids muscular and motor function.
– One of the 12 Synergy Stones

Hardness: 7.5 Mohs
Specific Gravity: 2.97-3.03
Refractive Index: 1.630-1.636