Tangerine Quartz is a silicon dioxide mineral. It has a hexagonal crystal system and a hardness of 7. It's tangerine colouration is due to inclusions or natural coatings of iron. It can be found in Madagascar and Brazil.
Metaphysically, Tangerine Quartz is said activate the sacral chakra, stimulating creative and sexual energies and blending the two together to enhance spiritual growth. The energy currents of this stone can trigger bursts of creative power. When used during meditations, Tangerine Quartz can facilitate discovering new idea's and inspiration that has been held down deep within one's self, helping you to find the energy and zest to implement them. The currents of Tangerine Quartz can be amplified by combining it with orange Calcite and Carnelian.