Geology / History

Amazonite is a mineral of limited occurrence sometimes called Amazon stone. Amazonite is a green variety of microclinefeldspar, who’s name is taken from that of the Amazon River due to its like colour.

Studies suggest that the blue-green colour results from small quantities of lead and water in the feldspar. Gem variety amazonite is particularly uncommon.

Metaphysical Properties

The dream weaver, Amazonite bring dreams into reality it is a powerful tool in physical creation. Amazonite teaches that the only limitations in reality are the limitations in our own imaginations. With this crystals guidance these self-perceived notions can be adjusted & transformed into infinite awareness. With infinite awareness comes a powerful understanding & ability to wield the wonders of manifestation.

Amazonite is an extremely soothing stone that calms the mind & nervous system increasing the flow of life force energy. It dispels negativity, absorbs stress & releases blocked energy. Excellent for alleviating worry, tension & fear. Amazonite filters information through the higher mind & intuition into your conscious mind allowing one to understand Divine guidance. Helps you to see both sides of a problem bringing flexibility to thought & instilling compassion.

Balances the unbalanced including chakras. Promotes love & boosts heart energy attracting happiness & abundance into your life. Amazonite has a strong connection to all elements uniting Earth, air, fire & water. Amazonite fortifies the Heart chakra & fills the entire subtle light body with Divine love.

Amazonite teaches us why we chose to be here, it shows us how to float the river using the energies within & surrounding us. Amazonite can show us life is a playground of effortless happiness & endless toys.

Crystal Healing

Heals/opens heart & throat. Assists the nervous system. Good for Osteoporosis, tooth decay & calcium deficiencies. Relieves muscle spasms.

Mineralogy

Group: Feldspar, silicate-tectosilicate

Crystal System: Triclinic

Composition: KALSI308

Form/Habit: Prismatic

Hardness: 6-6.5

Cleavage: Perfect

Fracture: Uneven, Conchoidal

Lustre: Vitreous

Streak: White

Specific Gravity: 2.55-2.57

Transparency: Transparent to translucent

R.I: 1.5-1.53

Colour: Green, Blue Green

Birefringence: 0.002–0.008

Pleochroism: Weak