Grow with me and feel the circle of life. Phantoms are formed when the growth of a crystal has been interrupted, then begins to regenerate again. An outline of the person I used to be is encapsulated within my formation forever. Life presents us with ongoing opportunities for advancement that disguise themselves as twists and turns along your path. Don’t be fooled and remember growth and healing is not always linear.
Nickname: The Stone of Growth
Properties: Recovery | Nature | Green-Thumb | Grounding | Patience
Chakras: Heart + Crown + Sacral
Zodiacs: Libra + Pisces + Aquarius
Origins: South India
Hardness MOHL: 7
Chemical Composition: SiO2 Silicon Dioxide
Mineral Class: Oxides/tectosilicates, quartz group
Yes (Up to 24 hours)
Yes (Up to 8 hours)
- Red Phantom Quartz Quartz is generally known to be okay in light, however, should be monitored.
- If there is a colour change, it will not affect the energy your crystal omits, however, keep an eye on them.
- If you see some colour change that you prefer to avoid, place your stone in a place where there is indirect or dappled light.
Appearances & Origins
Red Phantom Quartz is amongst one of the rarest formations of any crystal type. A Silicon Dixoide mineral, containing Iron Oxides, such as Hematite, Red Phantom Quartz is formed when deposits of the iron oxide cover the outside of the points. Over time, another layer of quartz grows over the iron oxide layer, completely enclosing the iron mineral within. Its appearance shows a red crystal point that has grown inside the larger quartz point, however this is simply an illusion created by the layer of iron oxide coating the quartz point during its growth process.
Mined in the South of India, it is very unusual to find Phantom Quartz in clusters. Usually when Phantom Quartz is found it is in a single point or generator. It is totally natural and these are some of the most incredible specimens we have ever seen! Red Phantom Quartz is extremely rare and hard to find!
Chakras & Placement
Connected to the crown, sacral and heart chakra, it is one of the most powerful links between your spiritual and physical realms connecting all for a full body experience from the upper, middle and lower chakras.
The Crown Chakra is your energetic passageway from your basic consciousness to your Higher Self (aka your spiritual antenna). Signs of imbalance in the Crown chakra could present as mental illness, superiority complex, lack of empathy, distrust, lack of purpose, coordination or apathy.
The Heart Chakra is all about our connection and ability to give and receive love. The deep Red of the Phantom Quartz omits a beautiful grounding earth connected love. The Sacral Chakra brings in the element of water and growth.
In meditation, Phantom Quartz is considered a wonderful crystal to use for awakening the lower chakras. An exquisite and rare stone that brings emits a rich aura that will invite compliments and questions from friends and family no matter where in the home it is placed! That said I would recommend to place it in spaces where you want to manifest growth, grounding and love, but for sure somewhere it can be admired by curious guests would be a plus!