Crystal System: Trigonal
Energy Vibration: 3
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Source: Brazil, China, India, Italy, Nepal, Russia, and Tibet
Beneficial For: Balancing Male-Female Energy, Compassion, Creativity, Decisiveness, Empathy, Irritation, Leadership, and Prosperity
A variety of Quartz, Aventurine commonly forms in green, but also occurs in orange, brown yellow or blue. The color variations are made by muscovite, hematite or goethite. These additions to Aventurine establish the different variations found within it. Aventurine gets its name from Italian, “a ventura” meaning “by chance”, possibly owing to its lucky discovery of aventurine glass in the 18th Century. Colloquial stories place the discovery and name by a Murano Glass workmen,
accidentally letting copper fillings fall into the molten glass, naming it, “avventurino". Most green and blue aventurine we find today comes from India, while the creamy whites and grays and orange occur in Chile, Spain and Russia.
It is known as a positive stone, generally used in landscaping and gardening. Wearing Aventurine absorbs electromagnetic smog and protects against environment pollution. A warding stone, Aventurine also protects metaphysical vampirism as well as bringing together intellectual and emotional bodies. Aventurine stabilizes the user’s state of mind, allowing one to see alternatives and new possibilities. It also aids in emotional recovery and enables living within one’s own heart. That is, to be authentic to oneself. Aventurine regulates growth from birth for seven years.