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Toxic Crystals

These crystals may contain harmful ingredients and should never be consumed or placed in water or oils as they will break down their chemical components.

 

Actinolite - May contain asbestos, not recommended for elixirs
Adamite - Contains arsenic and some copper
Ajoite - Contains aluminum and copper
Alexandrite - Contains aluminum
Amazonite - Contains copper
Aquamarine - Contains aluminum
Atacamite - Contains copper
Auricalcite - Contains zinc and copper
Azurite - Contains copper
Beryl Group
Bixbite
Black Tourmaline - Contains aluminum
Boji-stones (aka Moqui Balls,
Bronchantite - Contains copper
Cavansite - Contains copper
Celestite - Contains strontium
Chalcantite - Contians copper
Chalcopyrite (peacock stone) - Contains copper and sulphur
Chrysocolla - Contains copper
Cinnabar - Contians mercury
Conicalcite - Contians copper and aluminum
Copper - Poisonous
Covellite - Contains copper and sulphur
Cuprite - Contains copper
Dioptase - Contains copper
Dumortierite - Contains aluminum
Emerald - Contains aluminum
Fluorite - Contains fluorine
Galena - Contains lead
Garnet (Spessartine, Almandine, Uvarovite, Rhodolite,Hessonite) - Contains aluminum
Garnierite (aka Falcondoite) - Contains nickel
Gem Silica - Contains copper
Goshenite
Heliodor
Hematite - Will rust, but not toxic
Iolite - Contains aluminum
Kunzite - Contains aluminum
Labradorite - Contains aluminum
Lapis Lazuli - Contains pyrite
Lepidolite - Contains aluminum
Magnetite - Will rust, but not toxic
Malachite - Contains copper
Markasite - Contains sulphur
Mohawkite - Contains copper and Arsenic
Moldavite - Contains aluminum oxide
Moonstone - Contains aluminum
Morganite - Contains aluminum
Pietersite - Fibrous form contains asbestos
Prehnite - Contains aluminum
Psiomelan - Contains barium
Pyrite - Contains sulphur
Realgar - Contains sulphur and arsenic
Ruby - Contains aluminum
Sapphire - Contains aluminum
Selenite - Although not toxic, friable; tiny shards may break off in water
Serpentine - Fibrous form contains asbestos
Shaman Stone (star stone) - Contains some sulphur, pyrite and/or marcasite
Smithsonite - May contain copper
Sodalite - Contains aluminum
Spinel - Contains aluminum
Spodumene (also known as Kunzite) - Contains aluminum
Staurolite - Contains aluminum
Stibnite - Contains lead and antimony
Stilbite - Contains aluminum
Sugilite - Contains aluminum
Sulfur - Poisonous
Sunstone - Contains aluminum
Tanzanite (gem variety of Zoisite) - Contains aluminum
Tiger Eye - Fibrous form contains asbestos
Topaz - Contains aluminum
Torbenite - Radioactive
Tourmaline - Contains aluminum
Tremolite - May contain asbestos
Turquoise - Contains copper and aluminum
Vanadinite - Contains vanadium
Variscite - Contains aluminum
Vesuvianite - Contains aluminum
Wavellite - Contains aluminum
Wulfenite - Contains lead and molybdenum
Zircon - Contains zirconium (radioactive)
Zoisite - Contains aluminum