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Crystal Toxicity Listings



This is by no means a comprehensive toxic crystals and stones list. Compiled by Hibiscous Moon:

Actinolite

May contain asbestos. Not recommended for elixirs

Adamite

Contains arsenic and some copper

Ajoite

Contains aluminum and copper

Alexandrite

Contains aluminum

Amazonite

Contains copper

Atacamite

Contains copper

Aquamarine

Contains aluminum

Auricalcite

Contains zinc and copper

Azurite

Contains copper

Beryl Group:

  • Bixbite

  • Emerald

  • Aquamarine

  • Goshenite

  • Heliodor

  • Morganite

Contains aluminum

Black Tourmaline

Contains aluminum

Boji-stones (aka Moqui Balls, Shaman Stone, Shamanic Star Stone)

Contains some sulphur, pyrite and/or marcasite

Bronchantite

Contains copper

Bumblebee "Jasper" (not tech. a jasper)

Contains some finely dispersed Cinnabar (see below), but in very minute amounts

Cavansite

Contains copper

Celestite

Contains strontium

Chalcantite

Contains copper

Chalcopyrite (peacock stone)

Contains copper and sulphur

Chrysocolla

Contains copper

Cinnabar

Contains mercury

Conicalcite

Contains copper

Copper

Can be poisonous depending on quantity

Covellite

Contains copper and sulphur

Cuprite

Contains copper

Dioptase

Contains copper

Dumortierite

Contains aluminum

Emerald

Contains aluminum

Fluorite

Contains fluorine

Fuchsite

Contains chromium

Garnet (Spessartine, Almandine, Uvarovite, Rhodolite,Hessonite)

Contains aluminum

Gem Silica

Contains copper

Galena

Contains lead

Garnierite (aka Falcondoite)

Contains nickel

Iolite

Contains aluminium

Kunzite

Contains aluminum

Labradorite

Contains aluminum

Lapis Lazuli

Contains pyrite

Lepidolite

Contains aluminum

Malachite

Contains copper

Markasite

Contains sulphur

Mohawkite

Contains copper and Arsenic

Moldavite

Contains aluminum oxide

Moonstone

Contains aluminum

Morganite

Contains aluminum

Pietersite

Fibrous form contains asbestos

Prehnite

Contains aluminum

Psiomelan

Contains barium

Pyrite

Contains sulphur

Realgar

Contains sulphur and arsenic

Ruby

Contains aluminum

Sapphire

Contains aluminum

Selenite

Although not toxic, friable; tiny shards may break off in water

Serpentine

Fibrous form contains asbestos

Smithsonite

May contain copper

Sodalite

Contains aluminum

Spinel

Contains aluminum

Spodumene (aka Kunzite)

Contains aluminum

Staurolite

Contains aluminum

Stibnite

Contains lead and antimony

Stilbite

Contains aluminum

Sugilite

Contains aluminum

Sulfur

Poisonous

Sunstone

Contains aluminum

Tanzanite--Gem variety of Zoisite.

Contains aluminum

Topaz

Contains aluminum

Torbenite

Radioactive

Tourmaline

Contains aluminum

Tremolite

May contain asbestos

Turquoise

Contains copper and aluminum

Vanadinite

Contains vanadium

Variscite

Contains aluminum

Vesuvianite

Contains aluminum

Wavellite

Contains aluminum

Wulfenite

Contains lead and molybdenum

Zircon

Contains zirconium, radioactive

Zoisite

Contains aluminum

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