Amethyst & Geotite
This specimen is an impressive one-of-a-kind Amethyst and Geotite piece from Brazil that it is certain to be the center of attention in any room! With varying shades of purple within the Amethyst and Geotite needle inclusions in a deep brown, there is a high level of depth achieved. The base is incredibly stable which makes this piece ideal for display in high-traffic areas.
Amethyst is a violet to purple variety of the Quartz family of crystals that can form. When heated to more than 300-400°C, amethyst loses its violet color and can turn yellow, orange or brown; depending on the locality and the temperature during the heat treatment it may also turn colorless or (rarely) translucent green.
Geotite is a member of the diaspore group, it is an iron bearing hydroxide mineral. It is most known for its use as the pigment brown ochre. When it serves as an inclusion in Amethyst it typically forms golden or brown needles throughout.
Amethyst is thought to be an extremely powerful and protective stone with a high spiritual vibration. It is thought to enhance the decision making process, first calming to mind to encourage clear thinking, then activating it to put that decision into action. Amethyst is also thought to dispel anger, rage, fear, and anxiety, guard against psychic attack, helps a person feel less scattered.
Geotite is believed to help ease grief from the loss of a loved one as and it is a highly grounding stone having connection to the Root Chakra.
Traditionally Amethyst was worn to prevent drunkenness, and its name comes from a-methystos meaning "not" and "intoxicate".
Also Known As: Geothite
Size: 18 x 17 x 9 cm
Weight: 3.15 kg
Product Type: One of a Kind