A tumbled stone in a silver square cage pendant with black leather cord. Category: Silicate Chemical Formula: (SiO2) Silicon Dioxide Color: Green, red-brown, gold-brown Crystal System: Hexagonal Cleavage: None Transparency: Translucent, Opaque Luster: Vitreous, waxy Usage: It assists adults with written work, typing and computer skills, and is beneficial to all in overcoming clumsiness. Aventurine may be made into an elixir to drink or used in ablutions by soaking a stone fragment in demineralized water overnight (we recommend the indirect method). It is highly beneficial for fighting eczema, rosacea, juvenile acne, and other skin problems. Green Aventurine energetically stimulates the physical growth of premature infants, young children and teenagers. It increases overall vitality and enhances the intellectual development of children struggling with schoolwork and destructive hyperactivity. Metaphysical Properties: An all-purpose healer, Aventurine is used for healing on all levels: body, mind, spirit and heart. It balances your emotions, and is one of the best stones to wear or carry during stressful periods as it releases stress, anxiety and fear. Aventurine can help you centre yourself and it’s good for emotional pain, and helps heal a broken heart. This stone can help purify your mind, body and spirit. Working with it will bring tranquility, serenity, stillness and peace. It releases toxins from all your bodies, and increases vitality and life force. Healing Properties: Aventurine is useful in treating disorders of the lungs, heart and urogenital and muscular systems. Aventurine assists with treatments of the thymus gland and nervous system. Blue Aventurine helps calm the mind. Green Aventurine dissolves negative thoughts and emotions.