The name of euclase derives from the Greek word that means susceptible to fracture. The mineral is difficult to process because of the good cleavage. Thus, the jewelry faceted specimens are rare. Euclase is a beryllium silicate. It can be colored in aquamarine, blue, or green. The lustre is vitreous. Euclase is electrified by friction. Its hardness makes up 7.5, and the density is 3.1 g/cm3. The main deposits are located in Brazil, Russia, India, and Tanzania.
In folk medicine, it is believed that green euclase helps with arrhythmia and tachycardia. It normalizes blood pressure, makes weather dependent people feel better and boosts one’s performance. Due to its color, blue euclase helps in the treatment of obesity. The stone reduces appetite and normalizes the gastrointestinal tract functioning. The blue euclase is also helpful in reducing eye pressure and greatly improving eyesight. Modern lithotherapists assume that aquamarine euclase facilitates one’s state in mental illness such as schizophrenia, hysteria, manic-depressive psychosis and others. The mineral improves sleep and relieves from insomnia and nightmares.
Magicians believe that the magical properties of euclase are completely useless for young, unexperienced people. It is a stone of doers and those who have lived a challenging life full of various encounters. Euclase enhances one’s sagacity which is based solely on one’s own experience. It endows its owner with the ability to think rationally and learn from others? and their own mistakes. The mineral opens prospects for the years to come.
Euclase is a talisman of practicing magicians both of white and black magic. The raw stone mounted on a pentagonal silver stand can fuel its owner with some energy. The mineral with a sharp shaft aligned at a place for meditation can open up to its owner the new knowledge and understanding of the past and the future.