About Amethyst
Amethyst, the English name for Amethyst, comes from Greek, meaning "not easy to break.". The chemical composition is SiO2. The crystal is hexagonal columnar, with transverse lines on the surface of the column. There are left-hand and right-hand shapes. Bicrystals are very common. Hardness 7. Irregular or pinnate gas-liquid inclusions are often found in crystals. It is one of the most valuable members of the crystal family because the crystal contains Mn, Fe3 + and presents a purple color. It is transparent and polychromatic when observed under a dichroism microscope.

Naturally produced Amethyst has beautiful purple due to its iron, manganese, and other minerals. The main colors are lavender, purplish red, deep red, deep purple, blue-violet, and other colors. The dark purplish-red and red are the best, and the too light purple is more common. Natural amethyst usually has natural ice cracks or white cloud impurities. Amethyst with gem value occurs in the cave of volcanic rock, pegmatite, limestone, and shale. Amethyst is widely distributed in nature, and its main producing areas are Brazil, Russia, South Africa, and Madagascar. Among them, Amethyst from Minas Gera's pegmatite deposit in Brazil is famous for its high quality. Generally, most of Brazil's products are mountain-shaped Amethyst caves. If one is cut into two, it can become a valuable ornament of Amethyst cave. The Amethyst produced in Uruguay is mostly massive, dark, purple, and smaller particles, which is more suitable for carving into a variety of heart-catching Amethyst jewelry.

Gemstone Meanings
Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone. It guards against psychic attack, transmuting the energy into love and protecting the wearer from all types of harm. It calms and stimulates the mind, helping you become more focused.

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