Green Aventurine Tumbled

Green Aventurine Tumbled

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Aventurine is a type of quartz. The name, aventurine, is derived from the Italian word for chance. It's said to be the stone that guarded the shields of the Amazons. It promotes prosperity and confidence. 

 

Green aventurine is said to bring good fortune. It also soothes the soul, regulates energy and keeps your heart open and ready to receive.  Balances the nervous system and helps with fertility issues. Brings abundance and positivity. Encourages decisive action. 

 

Clears the heart chakra

 

Birthstone for Cancer

Good for Aries and Leo

 

Aventurine Rock Properties
Chemical Classification Silicate
Chemical Formula SiO2 with inclusions of mica, hematite, or goethite
Crystal system Hexagonal
Color Green, brown, yellow, blue, orange, gray
Streak White
Luster Vitreous
Transparency Translucent to opaque
Occurrence Brazil, India, Russia, Tanzania, USA
Formation Metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary rocks
Diaphaneity Translucent to opaque
Cleavage None
Mohs Hardness 7
Specific Gravity 2.64 - 2.69
Diagnostic Properties Sparkly metallic sheen, quartz-specific diagnostic properties
Chemical Composition (SiO2) with inclusions of mica, hematite, or goethite
Crystal System Hexagonal
Optical Properties Uniaxial negative
Refractive Index 1.544 - 1.553
Birefringence 0.009
2V angle -15° to -27°
Dispersion 0.013
Other characteristics Aventurescence due to mica or hematite inclusions