Unakite:  was first discovered in the United States in the Unakas mountains of North Carolina, where it gets its name. Unakite is an altered granite composed of pink Feldspar, green Epidot, and generally clear Quartz. It is opaque in appearance with mottled shades of green and pink. Unakite measures a 6 to 7 on the Moh’s Scale of hardness. Unakite is said to lift your spirits when you are feeling down and thought to help you to see the beauty in life. It is also used to uncover deception.