Green aventurine crystal stone meaning.
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A form of quartz, characterized by its translucency and the presence of platy mineral inclusions that give a shimmering or glistening effect termed aventurescence.
The most common color is green, but it may also be orange, brown, yellow, blue, or grey. Chrome-bearing fuchsite (a variety of muscovite mica) is the classic inclusion and gives a silvery green or blue sheen. Oranges and browns are attributed to hematite or goethite.
Because it is a rock, its physical properties vary: its specific gravity may lie between 2.64-2.69 and its hardness is somewhat lower than single-crystal quartz at around 6.5.
Aventurine feldspar or sunstone can be confused with orange and red quartzite, although the former is generally of a higher transparency. The rock is often banded and an overabundance of fuchsite may render it opaque, in which case it may be mistaken for malachite at first glance.
The name aventurine derives from the Italian “a ventura” meaning “by chance.” This is an allusion to the lucky discovery of aventurine glass or goldstone at some point in the 18th century.
One story runs that this kind of glass was originally made accidentally at Murano by a workman, who let some copper filings fall into the molten “metal,” whence the product was called aventurino.
From the Murano glass the name passed to the mineral, which displayed a rather similar appearance. Although it was known first, goldstone is now a common imitation of aventurine and sunstone.
Goldstone is distinguished visually from the latter two minerals by its coarse flecks of copper, dispersed within the glass in an unnaturally uniform manner. It is usually a golden brown, but may also be found in blue or green.
The majority of green and blue-green rough originates in India, particularly in the vicinity of Mysore and Chennai, where it is employed by prolific artisans. Creamy white, gray and orange material is found in Chile, Spain and Russia. Most material is carved into beads and figurines with only the finer examples fashioned into cabochons, later being set into jewelry.
Aventurine stone meaning and healing properties benefits
The following section is pseudo scientific and based on cultural beliefs.
A stone of prosperity. It reinforces leadership qualities and decisiveness. Promotes compassion and empathy. Encourages perseverance. The stone relieves stammers and severe neuroses. It stabilizes one’s state of mind, stimulates perception and enhances creativity.
Aids in seeing alternatives and possibilities. Calms anger and irritation. Promotes feelings of well-being. The crystal balances male-female energy. It encourages regeneration of the heart. Protects against environmental pollution.
Green aventurine under microscope
What is aventurine good for?
It balances blood pressure and stimulates the metabolism, lowering cholesterol. The crystal has an anti-inflammatory effect and eases skin eruptions, allergies, migraines, and soothes the eyes. It heals lungs, sinuses, heart, muscular and urogenital systems.
What is the spiritual meaning of green aventurine?
The stone releases old patterns, habits and disappointments so new growth can take place. It brings optimism and a zest for life, allowing one to move forward with confidence and to embrace change. It enhances one’s creativity and motivation, and encourages perseverance in maneuvering life’s obstacles.
Where do you put aventurine stone?
Place the rock in the east or southeast end of a room or home for abundance, vitality and healthy growth. A child’s room, dining room, kitchen or an area where a new project is about to begin can be improved with the stone.
What does aventurine symbolize?
Known as a stone for prosperity, success, abundance, and good luck, carrying a piece of this crystal in your pocket, wallet, or on your altar will flow good fortune to you. The most common form of crystal is green, which ranges from pale to dark green, and when polished, it can be easily confused with green jade.
Can you wear green aventurine everyday?
It is an immune boosting stone of heart health and healing, vitality, and abundance. Wear it daily to help balance the heart chakra.
What chakra is green aventurine meaning?
Linked to the heart chakra, the crystal opens our hearts to love by releasing emotional obstacles and negative thought patterns that prevented the heart from healing and blocking our ability to trust in love.
How do you wear aventurine?
It is recommended to wear a crystal close to your heart, or on pulse points. A blue aventurine should be placed on the third-eye chakra to aid healing, or under your pillow while you sleep.
Can you put aventurine in water?
As a hard crystal it is safe in water. As rock crystal quartz, amethyst, smoky quartz, rose quartz, citrine, snow quartz, agate, or jasper.
What does green aventurine attract?
It is one of the premier stones to attract luck, abundance and success. The stone has a particularly soothing energy behind it, and is recommended for working through unresolved emotional issues.
Which day should I wear green aventurine?
Anybody can wear a bracelet for overall success. It provides good results for people having the weak Mercury in the horoscope. People born on the 5th, 14th & 23rd of any month shall wear it.
How do you care for green aventurine?
The crystal can fade with prolonged exposure to the sun, so store gems in a dark place. It also reacts to extreme temperatures, so keep this gemstone off the dash of your car in summer or in winter. Be sure to clean this gemstone in warm soapy water and a soft cloth or brush.
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