Introduction to Amazonite
Amazonite, a popular gemstone, is actually a subspecies of the common mineral feldspar group. It has charming blue-green short and thick prismatic crystals. The English name of Amazonite comes from the Amazon River, although there are no well-known Amazonite deposits in the Amazon basin. It is mainly produced in Canada, Madagascar, Mexico, Russia and some parts of Africa. Amazonite is relatively soft, easy to process, and very popular in ancient Egypt. The green color of Amazonite is traditionally associated with the spirit of abundance, protection and ancestors.
Chemical Formula: KAlSi3O8
Color: light blue-green to dark medium green with bright stripes.
Luster: Glass luster.
Crystal System: Triclinic system
Identification and Maintenance of Amazonite
- The color depth of Amazonite varies greatly. Polished Amazonite can be identified by its stripes. The narrow texture is embellished with dark or very thick color spots.
- The surface of Amazonite sometimes appears iridescent.
- The exquisite Amazonite crystals with clear outlines are especially popular.
- When used as a gemstone, Amazonite is usually cut into a curved surface.
Amazonite Crystal Meaning
- Can help you return to long-term memories, even past lives
- Energy close to ancestors
- Relieve the pain of ears, nose, throat and nervous system
- Stimulate creativity and personal expression
- Release blocked emotions
- Support communication
- Enhance mental power
How to Use Amazonite Crystal
- Putting one piece of Amazonite on the Xinkou Chakra point, one piece on the bottom of the spine, and one piece under each foot can strengthen self-identity and personal ability.
- Put one piece of Amazonite on the heart chakra points and the other on the bottom of your head to return to the memory of a long time.
Turquoise, its color is more uniform, has no bands, and is usually more blue.
Aventurine, no streaks
Emerald spar is more translucent and glassy.
Chrysocolla, etc. are also very similar to Amazonite