Crossed double crystal
Staurolite is a brown to black mineral with hexagonal crystals that often grow together like twins and form a kind of cross. The name comes from the Greek word' Stauros' which means' cross'.
Site of discovery
Staurolite is found at different places in the World. These pieces were found in France. To be precise in the hamlet of Kerzest in the Finistère Brittany region.
Talisman for smoking cessation
Staurolite has always been a luck bringer and talisman. The willpower can be promoted and is a popular tool to quit smoking. Staurolite is also sometimes called elves cross.