Green Tourmaline Specimen
This large statement Green Tourmaline Specimen will take your breath away! It’s very unusual to see a Green Tourmaline in such a large size. It has formed on a lightly coloured Smoky Quartz and has a small feature of Watermelon Tourmaline. This is quite a special specimen!
Green Tourmaline Meanings
Keywords: Healing, strength, vitality and wholeness
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Green Tourmaline Crystal Healing Properties:
Green Tourmaline is a powerful heart-activation stone that brings an invigorating energy of growth and expansion to the emotional body. It creates a resonance that benefits the heart chakra and thereby it is thought to also support the physical heart. Green Tourmaline is believed to help calm the nervous system & emotions.
Green Tourmaline History and Uses:
Tourmaline has been known since ancient times, a likeness of Alexander the Great carved in India in the 2nd or 3rd century BC has been found. It is the only gemstone which has such a wide variety of colours including red, pink, green, black, blue, violet, yellow and brown. This amazing crystal is pyroelectric and piezoelectric and Dutch traders would rub them and use them to pull the ashes from their meerschaum pipes, hence their name aschentrekkers or ash pullers.
Green Tourmaline Geological Description:
Green Tourmaline is a complex borosilicate with a hardness of 7 to 7.5. Its crystal pattern is hexagonal (trigonal) with prismatic crystals and striations running parallel to the main axis. Green Tourmaline is found in the USA, Brazil, Africa, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Affirmation: I am physically whole and vibrantly alive. The strength of my heart fills and surrounds me and I am a positive force in the world.
Smoky Quartz Meanings
Keywords: Grounding, transmutation of negative energy, practicality, organisation, manifestation of one’s dreams and inspirations
Zodiac Signs: Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn
Wedding Anniversary: 70th year
Smoky Quartz Crystal Healing Properties:
Smoky Quartz is one of the most powerful grounding and clearing stones available. It cleanses and clears the aura and energetic systems, grounding it for reprocessing by the Earth. Smoky Quartz can be used to counter the negative effects of radiation and electromagnetic fields.
Smoky Quartz History and Uses:
Smoky Quartz ranges in colour from pale tan to chocolate brown to grey and black, the colour of Smoky Quartz is dependant on the amount of natural irradiation it has been exposed to in the earth. The dark black opaque variety of Smoky Quartz is also referred to as Morion and Scottish Smoky Quartz is called Cairngorm. It was cut into flat plates in 12th Century China and used as sunglasses.
Smoky Quartz Geological Description:
Smoky Quartz is a member of the quartz family, a silicon dioxide mineral with a hardness of 7. Its colour varies from pale tan to deep chocolate, and is caused by natural irradiation. Smoky Quartz is found in Brazil, Australia, Madagascar, Switzerland and the USA.
Affirmation: Connecting to the powerful energy of the earth allows me to be centered and focus