Brucite crystals are composed of magnesium hydroxide and have a hardness of 2.5-3 on the Mohs scale.
Brucite crystals are commonly found in serpentinite deposits and can also be formed through hydrothermal processes.
They have a trigonal crystal system and are often associated with other minerals such as chromite, magnetite, and talc.
Brucite crystals have a variety of industrial uses, including as a flame retardant and in the production of magnesium oxide.
It was first discovered in 1824 by Archibald Bruce, who it was named after.
Brucite crystals promote calmness, relaxation, and inner peace.
They are also believed to enhance intuition and spiritual awareness.
Some people use brucite crystals during meditation or place them in their living spaces to promote a positive energy flow.