Green Aventurine is known for their deep green coloring, but they may also be found in other shades. These minerals display a particular shimmery appearance with a waxy luster (before polish). They can aid in welcoming unconditional love and financial abundance in your life. Aventurine is also associated with increased vitality and resilience.
We offer a variety of Aventurine in many different forms which may include tumbled stones, points, pendulums, wonderful carvings and much more. We also have some jewelry pieces for everyday wear! Read more about green aventurine at the bottom of the page!
Green aventurine belongs to the Chalcedony family. It’s a microcrystalline that contains Quartz. This crystal is usually formed in magmatic rocks such as Pegmatites and hydrothermal veins. It has a lot of small flakey inclusions that reflect the light which causes a sparkly appearance called aventurescence. A common inclusion that can be found is the muscovite mica called Fuchsite. That’s actually the mineral that produces the well known unique green shade of Green Aventurine.Aventurine can in other colors like teal, red, orange, and more!
Aventurine is a silicon dioxide crystal. It is a 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale of hardness depending on the abundance of the mica inclusions. These crystals usually have a conchoidal fracture, but if there is a lot of mica with a common orientation it can lead to easy breakage.
Aventurine’s name has a couple of theories connected to its origin. One of them suggests that the name was inspired by the term aventurescence and others may believe that it comes from the Italian word “avontura” which means “by chance”.
What does Green Aventurine look like?
Green aventurine is ranges from a translucent and somewhat clear to nearly opaque stone that is known for its subtle glittering effect in some localities (especially Brazil). The stone is part of the Quartz family. The green Aventurine will usually be found in light to medium shades of green, but can get very dark.It can even take on a shade of teal (my fave!).This mineral has a grainy, flaky, and waxy feel while raw, but its appearance may also be glasslike, metallic, and can even look wet. When polished, aventurine will also range from a matte or dull polish to one with a super shine. Polishing aventurine brings out more of the stone’s natural shimmer and makes the green coloration more vibrant.
The glittery shine that can be seen within the aventurine is caused by reflective particles of chrome being trapped within the crystal. This shimmering is called aventurescence and is often used synonymously with the term “schiller effect’ by mineralogists.
Where does Green Aventurine come from?
Green Aventurine can be found in places such as Brazil, Russia, Spain and Tanzania. In the past couple of years, one of the most important mining sites is India.
Green Aventurine Meaning
Aventurine can bring out your adventurous side and embrace you to enjoy the thrill of life. It is also known as the stone of prosperity which will not only attract abundance, but will also inspire you to take action and get closer to your desired life. Another great effect of this crystal is the soothing and healing energies which help when we’re going through darker days. It will also relax your mind and free it from all the stress you’ve been holding onto. This gemstone is connected to a couple of chakras, but the most popular association is with the Heart Chakra. So, if you’re ready to jump into heaps of self- love and self- acceptance you should try this crystal out!
Spiritually, aventurine is called the “activator of love” and is known for its ability to bring appreciation, inner harmony, and for its ability to calm a troubled spirit.It is also a stone of optimism through a combination of courage, happiness, confidence and more.
What is Green Aventurine used for?
Green Aventurine is an ideal jewelry pick if you’re looking to bring more fun, love and money in your life. To stimulate the chakra work, you may want to wear it over your Heart Chakra. It can have a similar effect if you carry it around in your pocket or meditate with it. It’s also a nice addition to your collection or crystal grid practice. Aventurine will be a great addition to your home too, especially for the rooms that feel more stagnant. Other than that, you can always surprise a Taurus or Pisces friend with this captivating gemstone!
This stone is often used in Feng Shui. In Feng Shui, you may place aventurine in places that you would like to bring abundance and physical growth such as a child’s room, office, or the dining area.
More about Green Aventurine
Aventurine is a relatively hard stone and sits at a 6.5 on the Mohs Hardness scale meaning that it is about the same hardness as steel.
Green Aventurine Localities: China, Japan, Tanzania, United States, and most commonly found in Brazil, Russia, India, Spain.
Birthstone: Aventurine is not a birthstone but is often associated with Libras.
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