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Memory retention
Study aid
Increasing intuition
Mental clarity

Dumortierite quartz is blue colored quartz containing abundant dumortierite inclusions.

Dumortierite quartz is one of the rarer and more unusual blue varieties of quartz gemstones. It is a gemstone-quality combination of quartz aggregate, intergrown with the mineral known as dumortierite. Although quartz can occur in a wide range of colors, blue colored quartz is surprisingly quite rare. The traces of dumortierite are responsible for its distinct color, which can range from light to dark blue and in some cases reddish-brown. 
Dumortierite Large Palm Stones

Deep blue dumortierite is called the "blue denim stone." Dumortierite is used to manufacture high grade porcelain. It is sometimes mistaken for sodalite and lapis lazuli. Because of the perceived similarity, dumortierite is often used as a cost-saving substitute for lapis which costs two to three times as much.

Dumortierite is a very rare aluminum borate silicate mineral. Its color is usually a dark or navy blue, but can also be found as green, brown, violet, and even light pink. This crystal was discovered in 1881 in Chaponost, France by F. Gonnard, and was named after the famous French paleontologist E. Dumortier. Dumortierite is usually found in aluminum rich pegmatite in countries such as Austria, Brazil, Madagascar, Namibia, Canada, Russia, Sri Lanka, and the USA.

Dumortierite quartz is one of the very few gem-quality varieties of blue colored quartz. Most blue quartz is translucent to opaque, which means transparent materials should be tested for authenticity. Dumortierite is a distinct mineral on its own. By composition, it can be easily identified as an aluminum borosilicate mineral. 

Dumortierite is a very high vibrational stone.  Dumortierite’s frequency can raise one’s intuitive side and enhances all mental abilities The best way to do this is by meditating with this stone or sleeping with a small piece under your pillow.

Dumortierite Tower

It helps bring clarity to seemingly hopeless situations by opening doors of insight. 
Dumortierite is one of the best stones you can you use for increasing your memory. It's recommended to use this stone when someone is studying for tests and has a hard time holding on to information. Especially when they are trying to learn large amounts of information at a time. Keep your Dumortierite piece next to you as you study. Carrying a piece in a pocket of your clothing is also helpful. 

Dumortierite is believed to be a stone of self-reliance and discipline. It is said to promote patience and orderliness. The stone is credited for promoting insight and aiding memory.  
It can help find solutions to problems or limitations and help to see beyond obstacles.
Dumortierite Free Form

Dumortierite is similar to Kyanite in that it cuts through barriers. It's excellent for helping to  clear blockages  in the meridian system or chakras.  It's often used for moving stuck energies such as writer's or artist's block. 
It is a great stone for helping clear mental fog and enhances clarity.  It helps  one to focus and concentrate and provide assistance with general metal balance.