Ordinary yet extraordinary, colorful and clear, Quartz crystals are the most common and abundant in the world Composed of silicon and oxygen (silicon dioxide), Quartz, from the European “quarz“, is a key component in a wide array of minerals designated as “silicates. It is also an important mineral element in common rock such as granite, quartzite and in sedimentary conglomerates like sandstone.
For all its variety, when most people speak of “crystals”, they are usually referring to Rock Crystal or Clear Quartz, the six-sided prisms of pure light and energy known as the Perfect Jewel. In its sparkling light is contained the entire color spectrum.
Discovered in 1967 in Malheur County, Oregon, Cavansite is a relatively rare mineral and whose name is derived from its chemical composition, calcium vanadium silicate. Because of Cavansite’s almost always a rich bright blue and relative rarity, it is a sought after mineral for collectors.
Cavansite most frequently found in Pune, India and in the Deccan Traps, a large province located on the Deccan Plateau of west-central India.