Natural purple color, and a really cool piece. From namibia and my friends in africa, with love. They are getting harder for me to get in so get them while they're here. A "powerstone", purpurite is an ascension tool. It helps you attune to higher energies.
It connects with the third eye and crown chakra. Working with this mineral will help raise intuition levels and consciousness. Purpurite's energy can help push you to make the necessary adjustments and changes to better suit your spiritual path.
Purpurite is a manganese iron phosphate mineral that usually occurs on the surface of triphylite due to heavy oxidation. Along with occurring on top of one mineral, it can also be found by itself crystallized in mass formation. This mineral was first discovered back in 1905 by l. They chose to name this newly found rock after the latin word purpura, referencing its purple color.
The best known purpurite specimens usually come from the country of namibia, but can also be found in france, western australia, and north carolina, usa. Purpurite will leave marks on your hands.