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Unakite is a mineral composed of pink feldspar, green epidote, and quartz. The olive green of the epidote combined with the pink hues of the feldspar make this an attractive stone. Unakite has a hardness of 6-7 on the Mohs' scale, and a specific gravity of 2.60 - 2.70. Unakite is a good stone for those born during The Moon of Falling Leaves - (22 Sep - 22 Oct) People born during this time can benefit from unakite's unifying qualities, which can help us appreciate the different aspects of self. This, in turn, can allow you to slow down enough to contemplate, consolidate, and enjoy the fruits of your labors.

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First discovered in the United States in the Unakas mountains of North Carolina, unakite is a granite composed of pink feldspar, green epidote, and quartz.
Unakite can be found in the beach rock on the shores of Lake Superior.
Unakite is not limited to the United States, and is mainly mined in South Africa, Brazil, and China as well as the United States.
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