Amazonite Gemstone




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Physical Features:
ChemicalKAlSi3O8
ColorGreen, blue-green
Crystal HabitPrismatic
Crystal SystemTriclinic
CleavagePerfect
FractureUneven,Conchoidal
Hardness6 - 6.5 Mohs scale
LusterVitreous
StreakWhite
TransparencyTranslucent, Opaque
Specific gravity2.55 - 2.57
Refractive index1.522 - 1.530
Birefringence0.008 - 0.010

Amazonite is a turquoise-green colored stone. It got its name from the Amazon River and therefore is sometimes known as Amazon Stone. It belongs to feldspar family. It was formerly obtained from the river area but has no specific origin. The stone is bright green in color and is used as a gemstone. However, the glossy texture seems to fade due to its softness. For many years people could not identify the exact reason behind it sharp color and thought the effect of copper to be the reason. But the color is the result of the elements of lead and water present in the feldspar.

Uses and purpose:

The stone enables one to speak the truth whenever the person finds it difficult to state. It eliminates the sense of confusion from the speech and retains the actual meaning of the persons thought.

It contains metaphysical properties which works strong between the throat and the thymus chakra. It gives strong vibrations and boosts energy in the body. It balances the masculine and feminine energies.

Since Amazonite is a soothing stone, therefore, it helps in maintaining the calmness of the mind, thereby exempting one from a panic attack. It lets the person respond in a cool composed manner to every delicate situation.

It acts as a savior or reliever to the one who is suffering from tooth decay, calcium deficiency, muscle spasms and kidney stone.

It calms the whole nervous system and the brain, maintaining a proper balance of the body and the energy associated with it. It acts as a shield to external negative energy.

Amazonite is as powerful as the river Amazon from which it gained its name, yet it tames the aggressiveness, lie features in one. It is also worn in the form of jewelry. In the early ages, the stone was used to heal the wounds of the warrior. Amazonite proves to be an ultimate lucky mascot in any financial matters. It provides balance and harmony.