|Crystal Habit||Prismatic |
|Hardness||6 - 6.5 Mohs scale|
|Specific gravity||2.55 - 2.57|
|Refractive index||1.522 - 1.530|
|Birefringence||0.008 - 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:
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.
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.
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.
acts as a savior or reliever to the one who is suffering from tooth decay,
calcium deficiency, muscle spasms and kidney stone.
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
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.