Keywords: Playfulness, Joy, Vitality, Sexuality, Creativity, Dreams, Initiation
Chakras: Root (1st), Sexual/Creative (2nd)
Bustamite is a calcium manganese silicate mineral with a hardness of 6. Its crystal system is triclinic. Its color is light red to brownish red. It is found typically in metamorphic ores rich in manganese and its best-known occurrence is in the USA, at Franklin and Sterling Hill, New Jersey. A more recent Bustamite discovery occurred in South Africa.