Monday, April 25, 2011

About Stones: Aventurine

Astrological Sign: Aries

Chakra: Solar Plexus, Heart

Lore: Aventurine enhances creativity and amplifies leadership qualities. It reveals what makes us happy or unhappy, stimulates dreaming, and helps make our dreams come true.

Geology: Aventurine is a massive green quartz that obtains its sparkling color from inclusions of fuchsite, a chromium mica. The name is from the Italian a ventura meaning randomly, a reference to the random deposits of mica contained within.

Localities: India, Brazil, Russia