Thomsonite Minerals

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Thomsonite is a known member of the zeolite group. In fact, Thomsonite is known to be one of the rarer members of the zeolite group globally. It was first discovered in the year 1820 in the country of Scotland. It was named Thomsonite after Thomas Thomson who was a Scottish chemist. Its crystal system is said to be orthorhombic. This means that it is a crystal with a three-dimensional geometric arrangement. The crystals found on Thomsonites are usually found to be blade-like as well as long and thin. They generally are formed due to radial aggregates. Thomsonite takes place alongside other forms of zeolites within the cavities of basaltic volcanic rocks and has also been commonly found located inside granitic pegmatites.

Thomsonite can be found in various areas located around the world. They can be found in India, Scotland, the Faroe Islands, Nova Scotia, Canada, the United States, and Russia. Thomsonite has only been found within select states located in the United States. These states are New Jersey, Minnesota, Oregon, Colorado, Michigan, and Arkansas. Not only can Thomsonite be found in various places around the world, but it can also be found in various colors as well. Thomsonite can be found in pink, white, and beige, and can be even found to be colorless.

In the metaphysical world, Thomsonite is believed to aid in the dissolving of any lazy qualities as well as remove any blockage one may have in life. It is also said that Thomsonite possesses the ability to assist with clear thinking along with stimulating the crown chakra.