Amazonite is a translucent to opaque feldspar gemstone with a pretty green colour. It is the greenish variety of the mineral Microcline. Amazonite is named after the Amazon River of South America.
There are no Amazonite deposits that exist in the Amazon region, so presumably, this stone is named to its resemblance in colour to the green of the tropical rainforest. The colors of Amazonite range from a deep blue, to Turquoise, to blue-green. The stone was first reported back in 1847 by A. Breithaupt and its name derives from the Amazon River in Brazil.
Amazonite has a calming affect on the emotions and nervous system. It promotes creativity and clarity of thought. Amazonite is a lovely blue and green stone often streaked with white. It is an extremely soothing crystal and is believed to calm the brain and nervous system.
Please Note: Natural gemstone or semi-precious stone comes from mineral. Due to the naturality, the stones may have a tiny flaw. Meanwhile, cutting or polishing also makes every piece of gemstone vary in colour and size. Image may look different (colour) due to many monitor or device resolutions.
Size 20 - 30mm
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