This Smithsonite, also known as turkey fat or zinc spar, is zinc carbonate (ZnCO3), a mineral ore of zinc.
The carbonate “calamine” was re-named Smithsonite in 1832 by François Sulpice Beudant in honor of James Smithson, British chemist, mineralogist, and benefactor of the Smithsonian Institution (Washington, DC, USA).
This Mineral is a stone of reconciliation.
It helps master painful experiences and is known to bring calm and concentration during change.
Blue Smithsonite can help open one up to repressed emotions, to clear and heal these painful feelings of grief, rage, anger, resentment, sadness, sorrow, and heartache.
Blue Smithsonite has the power to heal the fear of one’s own emotions, and refill the aura with peace, healing, and security
It helps with nervous heart problems, restless legs, and diabetes, it also aids wound healing, the immune system, and fertility.