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  Amazonite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Amazonite (sometimes called "Amazon stone") is a green variety of microcline feldspar.
Because of its lively green colour, amazonite is sometimes cut and polished as an gemstone.
The colour has been attributed to the presence of copper, but, because it is removed by heat, it is likely to be due to some organic pigment, perhaps an organic salt of iron.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/am/Amazonite.html   (172 words)

 Amazonite gemstone. Description, wares from amazonite.
Amazonite has prismatic shape of crystals in which the polysynthetic and trellised doubles which are settling down perpendicularly or obliquely to the position of cleavage.
Amazonite or the amazonian gemstone (it is named on the location of the river of Amazon), was applied from the time of an extreme antiquity.
Amazonite pegmatites and granits are revealed in Eastern Siberia, on Ukraine, in Kazakhstan, Central Asia and Northern Karelia.
www.gemstonesgift.com /amazonite.html   (324 words)

 Wholesale amazonite from TOPROCK GEMSTONES and MINERALS
Amazonite is made up of silicon, aluminium, potassium and oxygen and owes its distinctive green colour to the additional presence of minute impurities of lead that have become lodged within the body of the amazonite crystals.
Amazonite is opaque or slightly translucent with an attractive glassy sheen.
Amazonite (also known as Amazon stone) is a gem quality form of the mineral feldspar and can be distinguished from other members of this group by its striking bluish green colour.
www.toprocks.info /crystalsandminerals/amazonite.htm   (423 words)

 Amazonite Stone,Amazonite Gem Stone,Amazonite Gemstone,Amazonite Suppliers,Amazonite Exporters
Amazonite, also known as 'Amazone stone,' is a light, aqua-green stone with white mottled flecks.
Amazonite is a mineral, but because of its lively green color, it is cut and polished as a gemstone.
Amazonite is believed to be a sacred stone of high value.
www.mineralszone.com /gemstones/amazonite.html   (245 words)

 Russian Amazonite Gem Heart 45mm - Gemstone Collectibles
Amazonite fosters a deep clarity and an instinctive harmonizing which nurtures feelings of love and well-being.
Amazonite is said to suppress worries and dissipate feelings of aggravation, yet allows spontaneity and energy flow.
Amazonite is named after the Amazon river although it's main source is Russia and India.
www.phoenixorion.com /phoenixorion/crystals/shapes/amazonite45hrt.htm   (164 words)

 Amazonite - Facts, Lore, History, Myths and Pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Amazonite is a gem variety of microcline feldspar and is usually polished as a cabochon.
Amazonite varies from bright verdigris green to a bluish green.
Amazonite is considered a soothing stone that offers confidence and works on the throat chakra It is called the "hope stone" because it inspires confidence and hope.
www.bernardine.com /gemstones/amazonite.htm   (344 words)

Amazonite is said to calm one's emotions and soothe nerves, and to enhance creativity and the ability to express oneself.
Amazonite is said to alleviate muscle spasms and to help normalize calcium levels in the body, and to relieve stress and exhaustion.
Amazonite is the birthstone for the month of December.
www.geoclassics.com /amazonite.htm   (108 words)

 Amazonite pointed massage wand
Amazonite is a very soothing stone that also filters pollution and other unhealthy emanations.
Amazonite held to your forehead opens the third eye and reaps greater psychic ability.
Amazonite heals and opens both the heart and throat chakra to increase loving communication.
www.crystal-cure.com /symbol-amazonite-wand.html   (127 words)

 How to Use Crystals: Amazonite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Amazonite, a beautiful deep blue-green stone, often with white streaks, is a crystal about which little has been written.
I have found this to be a useful description of amazonite's characteristics, but when I was first working with it felt that there was more to this crystal.
Amazonite is available in tumbled stones and spheres.
www.rainbowcrystal.com /crystal/gems/amazonite.html   (226 words)

 Amazonite Mineral Specimens at mineralminers.com
In amazonite, this perthitic texture is usually visible to the eye as thin white parallel laths of albite in the green amazonite host.
Amazonite is said to aleviate muscle spasms and to help normalize calcium levels in the body, and to relieve stress and exhaustion.
Being a variety of microcline feldspar, amazonite is said to also possess all the properties of microcline as well: Microcline is said to be usefull in the treatment of eye disorders and fevers, and to help control water retention and to help with ease of childbirth.
www.mineralminers.com /html/amzminfo.htm   (583 words)

 MSI - Metaphysical properties of amazonite
Amazonite resonates with the thymus gland and chakra which is located in the upper part of the mediastinum behind the sternum and extends upwards into the root of the neck (between the green heart chakra and the blue throat chakra).
Amazonite can assist the reticent emotionally wounded heart to find just the right combination of tonal qualities and phrasing to speak personal truths soothingly yet firmly to those they love, who then are able to receive the message gracefully without feeling the need for a self defensive, retaliatory hail of verbal darts.
Amazonite is an excellent stone when you need the reflective qualities of a still pond to express deeply felt emotions with sincerity, equanimity, confident creativity, and calm mental clarity.
www.multistoneintl.com /metaphysical/properties/amazonite.htm   (770 words)

 Gemstone Puffy Hearts - Blue Lace Agate & Amazonite Hearts
Amazonite is the blue or green variety of a Feldspar called Microcline and is often used in jewelry.
Amazonite is the green variety of a Feldspar called Microcline and makes beautiful cabochon jewelry.
Amazonite is the blue-green variety of a Feldspar called Microcline and makes beautiful cabochons Jewelry.
www.phoenixorion.com /phoenixorion/crystalshapenew1.htm   (347 words)

 Amazonite Information
This was believed to be amazonite, but if the legend is true, it was probably nephrite (jade).
Amazonite is a microcline feldspar, which means that it cleaves into rhomohedral chunks.
Amazonite is found in the United States (notably in Amelia Courthouse, Virginia), Brazil, Zimbabwe, Russia, Australia, and Namibia.
www.generousgems.com /amazonite.html   (192 words)

 Amazonite Jewelry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Elegant Amazonite pendant (46 mm x 12 mm) with jade beads (13 mm) and gold tone accents total length is 17 inches.
Amazonite was often harvested as Jade and since it is easily confused with Jade, trying to distinguish in history where Amazonite originated from is very difficult.
On a metaphysical level, Amazonite is said to help with creative outlets, improves married life and life in general, and improves self worth.
www.dreamcherscreations.com /jewelryamazonite.html   (362 words)

 Amazonite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name is taken from that of the Amazon River, from which certain green stones were formerly obtained, but it is doubtful whether green feldspar occurs in the Amazon area.
For many years, the source of amazonite's color was a mystery.
Naturally, many people assumed the color was due to copper because copper compounds often have blue and green colors.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Amazonite   (228 words)

 Amazonite Mineral specimen from Brazil
Amazonite helps to open you up to the simplicity of life, it helps you transcend the holographic overlay that masquerades as reality.
Amazonite may be used for massage in sphere, egg or wand form.
Amazonite is from the feldspar family and is found in blue and green colors.
www.majestic-quartz.com /healingjourney/infopics/a/amazonite.htm   (175 words)

 Amazonite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Amazonite is a mostly opaque stone textured with pale milky-white cloudiness or streaking ranging from light green to greenish blue to deep green/blue.
Amazonite is sensitive to chemicals, abrasives, heat, acids, and ammonia.
Amazonite is said to bestow truth, honor and integrity to its wearer.
www.wam.umd.edu /~ldavison/family/sample_necklaces/amazonite/index.html   (279 words)

 Amazonite beads group
Amazonite varies in color from yellow-green to blue-green and may also exhibit fine white streaks.
Amazonite is usually opaque and therefore is cut en cabochon (with a rounded and convex polished surface).
Care and treatment: As with all gemstones, care should be taken to protect amazonite from scratches and sharp blows.
www.allseason.com /ByName/Amazonite.htm   (131 words)

 Amazonite Information about the mineral specimen, gem or Crystal
Amazonite is a variety that is deep green and is suitable for carving and polishing.
At some localities fine amazonite clusters are intermixed with smoky quartz crystals and this results in an outstanding classic mineral specimen.
Amazonite (KAlSi3O8) is the rare green variety of microcline.
www.minerals-n-more.com /Amazonite_Info.html   (541 words)

 Amazonite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Amazonite's main function is to dispel fear and worry.
Amazonite balances, aligns and unifies with a protective energy of the physical, emotional and mental bodies.
In cases of acute arthritis, where there is a build up of calcium deposits, Amazonite helps removes the excess calcium within the joints.
www.accessnewage.com /articles/stones/Amzonite.htm   (338 words)

 Amazonite, Amazonite Bead, Amazonite Stone, Amazonite Semi Precious Stone Bead, Amazonite Jewelry
The amazonite semi precious stone bead is a green or blue-green stone that often contains white streaks.
Long thought to soothe the nervous system and brain, the amazonite stone is said to enhance your analytical and intuitive abilities.
Other accounts say the amazonite bead is so named because European explorers mistook it for another stone that came from the area near the Amazon River.
www.agrainofsand.com /Beads-Amazonite-Semi-Precious-Stone-Bead-83.html   (185 words)

 Amazonite Beads
Amazonite is a great example of an opaque stone that would be perfect for spring.
Amazonite is a member of the feldspar family, which means that they are actually related Moonstones and Labradorites.
The soothing soft green of the Amazonite is ideal to wear during spring and into the summer.
www.pizazzworks.com /beading/amazonite/amazonite.html   (246 words)

 AAAA Amazonite Beads - Rita Okrent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Amazonite beads are to be found in Morocco and Mali, as well.
The first strand of amazonite, which is magnificent, is unusual in that the beads are all short in length, or barrel-shaped, whereas most of the other amazonite beads tend to be tubular in shape.
The second strand of amazonite is graduated in size.
www.ritaokrent.com /amazonite.htm   (111 words)

Amazonite is a microcline feldspar colored blue green by the presence of lead.
These amazonite crystals from Pike's Peak are the exception.
Amazonite can be sky blue to dark blue-green color.
www.towercrystals.com /amazonite   (31 words)

 The Powers of Amazonite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Amazonite was named for the Amazon river and though the mineral was never actually found near that river, it is found in other parts of Brazil.
Said to be one of the stones worn on the breastplates of ancient chieftains.
Microcline is said to be useful in the treatment of eye disorders and fevers, and to help control water retention and to help with ease of childbirth.
www.joellessacredgrove.com /Gems/amazonite.html   (215 words)

 Ore's Featured Gemstone: Amazonite
Amazonite does not have an ancient tradition as a healing or power stone.
Amazonite is also useful in relieving cramps from menstruation.
Amazonite is found in the ABUNDANCE Stone Power Prayer Pouch from Ozark Rock Exchange.
www.ozarkrockexchange.com /ore_features/2000/amazonite.shtml   (1436 words)

 Amazonite, jewelry made with amazonite.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
However, in the end, one can say that their choice of name for the stone proved to be highly appropriate as green color is by far the most pervasive and representative color of the Amazon basin.
Orthoclase, a close relative of amazonite and another member of the feldspar family of minerals, has a rating of 6 on Mohs hardness scale.
This rating indicates that amazonite is a fairly tough mineral.
www.nandadesigns.com /amazonite.php   (325 words)

 Russian Amazonite
Russian amazonite is typically a vivid teal colored stone (natural) with white to creamy white stripes.
Russian amazonite Hawaiian chips, the biggest difference between Russian amazonite and just plain "amazonite" (some of which may also come from Russia) is the color and the pattern.
These are Russian amazonite (not all amazonite comes from Russia, and the stuff that does tends to have white stripes) and has a base color of a vivid teal (all natural) with white to creamy stripes.
www.jewelweaver.com /MM003.ASP?pageno=386   (997 words)

 Crystal Peak, Colorado, Amazonite, Smoky Quartz, Gemstones, Minerals, Agates, Rockhunting
Amazonite is a type of microcline feldspar colored blue to green by small amounts of interstructural lead, and possibly affected by natural radiation over a long geological period.
Nonetheless, amazonite is a deserving species for this designation, so I personally would have liked to see both as co-state minerals.
Amazonite from here is often sort of mottled and never real dark, almost always sky blue in color.
www.buenavistagemworks.com /crpeak/crpeak.htm   (1878 words)

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