Geology/History

Phantom Quartz is a variety of Quartz crystal that over millions of years has undergone the intrusion of variations of trace mineral content or radiation during its growth. These variations cause outlines of the crystal growth to appear within the body of the crystal due to colour or clarity variations caused by the variation of trace minerals or radiation. These outlines are the “Phantoms”. The phantom outlines are typically aligned with the outer surfaces of the crystal. Phantoms are found in countries such as Austria, Brazil, Madagascar, Switzerland, Australia, Tibet & the United States.

Metaphysical Properties

Amethyst Phantoms open doorways to the divine temples, here the walls are inscribed with the secrets of one’s soul journey & the karmic lessons to be understood. Once conceived these karmic ties can be released freeing the soul to achieve its highest purpose. Also within the temples lies the heart of all elements the beginning of all creation & the instructions on how to call on the elements to create in the physical realm. The temple energy can be channelled into the physical to surround the self with divine grace at all times.

This crystal opens the crown & third eye stimulating immense energetic or psychic abilities. They rain supreme love into the auric body dissolving negativity & sharing ancient wisdom. They teach us we are infinite beings engaging in a physical experience & awaken us to life’s true purpose.

A crystal of transformation they teach us how to move on to the next level. Points the soul in the best direction for growth & enlightenment. Phantoms show us the cycles of life & show the need for the old to die to give life to the new. They facilitate broader spiritual awareness & smooth all periods of transition creating effortless movement between stages of growth. Allows for assimilation of past lessons & reveals the strength within ones spiritual core, turning old wounds into new beauty.

Phantoms activate healing ability & stimulate healing for the planet, also opening psychic abilities. Calls past life powers into the physical realm for use in this life. Assists one to see between the worlds & converse with other realities. Phantoms open communications to beings from other worlds, particularly useful for contacting guides & stimulating clairaudience.

Enhances meditation & releases ingrained patterns. Shifts perception of self, unveiling ones eternal truths & opening the internal light source. Phantoms teach us how to turn toxic environments into joyful opportunities. They deflect negative energy & protect their human friends. Phantoms have the ability to activate all chakras. 

Crystal Healing

Helps mineral absorption, bone & muscle disintegration, Joint movement, eyes, organ function & lymphatic system. Cleanses blood, immune system, skin conditions, cellular disorders, fine tunes metabolism & endocrine system.

Mineralogy

Group: Quartz (Silicate-Tectosilicate)

Crystal System: Hexagonal/Trigonal

Composition: SiO2

Form/Habit: Prismatic

Hardness: 7

Cleavage: None

Fracture: Conchoidal

Lustre: Vitreous

Streak: Colourless

Specific Gravity: 2.7

Transparency: Translucent to nearly Opaque

R.I: 1.544 to 1.553

Colour: Purple, violet, pale red – violet

Birefringence: 0.009

Pleochroism: Weak gray-purple, reddish purple

Fluorescence: Inert to weak greenish blue

Causes of Colour: Violet to purple, O2+→Fe4+ charge transfer, due to irradiation.