GREEN QUARTZ

 

Dense and variable in color, green quartz represents a healing amulet

 

Energy: Health and stress relief.

 

Sign: Cancer, Virgo, Libra, Capricorn.

 

Characteristics:

Group: Quartz.

Hardness of Mohs: 7.

Relative density: 2.64 - 2.69.

Transparency: translucent, opaque.

Fluorescence: green and reddish.

Chemical composition: Silica (silicon dioxide, SiO2).

Color: Transparent, with varieties of colors according to the elements present in the chemical formula.

Green, brown-gold, iris.

Fracture: shattered.

 

About the GREEN QUARTZ

Since ancient times, quartz varieties have been the most commonly used minerals in jewelry making and stone sculptures, especially in Europe and the Middle East. Main quartz is producing in: USA, Slovenia, Germany, Austria, France, Spain, Portugal, Japan, United Kingdom, Australia, Brazil and Italy. There are important deposits in Brazil, India, Austria, Russia and Tanzania.