Mica crystals are a member of the Silicates family. They are very shiny crystal and magical looking. While mica can be found all over the world and throughout history, it wasn’t until the 19th century the gem was given its name and was mined for export. There are many different varieties of the stone and ranging in colours. As well as for its beauty and healing properties, This crystal is very often ground up and used as a shimmering powder accent in jewelry, make-up, makeup, cement filler and an insulator in electrical cables.