Sometimes called the "Amazon Stone", it is a green or blue-green variety of feldspar. The blue-green color results from quantities of lead and water in the feldspar. The name derives from the the "Amazon River" in Brazil where there are many important deposits of Amazonite. Amazonite is also found in Madagascar, and from Pikes's Peak or Crystal Park in Colorado where it is found with smoky quarts in granite. It has a hardness of 6-6.5.
Metaphysical benefits are centered on calming and soothing the senses, giving way to truth, sincerity, and open communication. A great magnifier of intentions and often it is thought to help analyze information and combine it with your intuitive wisdom. This stone works well with other lithium bearing crystals and stones and is associated with the heart and third eye chakras, but can be used for all chakras.
The Sphere is an ancient and universal symbol that represents unity, completeness and infinity - the whole universe. Spheres are often used to increase self-awareness and a powerful mind. Closely connected to the spiritual nature of our complete self, crystal spheres help to bring out integrity, clear thinking, and a better union of body, mind and spirit.
- Measurements: 2 1/2"
- Weight: 15.16 oz