Amazonite is actually called Microcline and is a Potassium, Aluminium Silicate and belongs to the Feldspar Group of Minerals. Amazonite is a vitreous to pearly, translucent to opaque stone that occurs as blocky or tabular crystals. The most desired colours are blue, blue-green to green with white striations, but Amazonite can also occur with brown, white, cream and yellow patterning as part of the crystal. Amazonite is a mineral of limited occurrence. Formerly it was obtained almost exclusively from the area of Miass in the Ilmensky Mountains in Russia, where it occurs in granitic rocks. More recently, high-quality crystals have been obtained from Pike’s Peak, Colorado, where it is found associated with smoky quartz, orthoclase, and albite in a coarse granite or pegmatite. It is also found in pegmatite in Madagascar, Canada and in Brazil. For many years, the source of Amazonite’s colour was a mystery. Many people assumed the colour was due to copper because copper compounds often have blue and green colours. More recent studies suggest that the blue-green color results from small quantities of lead and water in the Feldspar.
Amazonite, blocks geopathic stress, absorbs microwaves and cell phone emanations, and protects against electromagnetic pollution. It should be placed between you and the source of any pollution or taped to a cell phone.
Amazonite heals and opens both the heart and throat chakras to enhance loving communication. It also opens the third eye chakra and intuition. It opens the connection between the thymus and the throat which helps you express your deepest emotions; which then helps heal and resolve them.
AMAZONITE AND PHYSICAL HEALTH
This is extremely soothing stone. It calms the brain and nervous system and aligns the physical body with the etheric, maintaining optimum health. Amazonite dissipates negative energy and blockages within the nervous system. It is beneficial in osteoporosis, tooth decay, calcium deficiency, and calcium deposits, balancing the metabolic deficiencies that create these conditions. Crystal water using Amazonite rectifies calcium problems. Amazonite also relieves muscle spasms. Amazonite is helpful whenever too much stress leads to tension and pain. It has a good healing effect for joint complaints that arise from overtaxing, strain, rheumatism, inflammation, liver problems, etc. Amazonite has a mood balancing effect; it is also relaxing and pain relieving. It helps calm the body. Amazonite helps you to release emotional grief that manifests physically. It is helpful in cell regeneration and healing after trauma or injury. It is an excellent stone for gout and arthritis. It assists in preventing hair loss and helping to repair brittle hair and nails. Amazonite can help in balancing the adrenals especially when these glands are over taxed by excessive stress or emotional repression. It supports calcium absorption via the parathyroid and thyroid. This stone is a traditional aid for alcoholism at the nutritional level.
AMAZONITE AND YOUR FEELINGS
Amazonite balances the masculine and feminine energies and many aspects of the personality. It is a stone that helps you to see both sides of a problem or different point of view. Amazonite soothes emotional trauma, alleviating worry and fear. It dispels negative energy and aggravation. It will help with understanding yourself and help you embrace your inner truth and be able to express it effectively. Amazonite assists you to set appropriate boundaries, both within yourself and externally. It helps you to move beyond the fear of confrontation or judgement, allowing you more freedom in acting in alignment with your higher truth and integrity.
AMAZONITE AND YOUR MIND
Amazonite filters the information passing through the brain and combines it with intuition. This stone will aid you in speaking, acting, singing, writing, drawing and painting. Amazonite aids concentration and enhances the ability to complete projects on time. It allows you to speak and live your truth for the highest good. Amazonite assists you in gaining self-knowledge and in defining your core beliefs and values. It assists you in communicating your true thoughts and feelings without over-emotionalism. This is the first step towards both inner and outer peace. The second step is activated by amazonite’s awakening of compassion through stimulation of the Heart Chakra. Amazonite facilitates the understanding another’s point of view. Amazonite empowers you to manifest your dreams and desires.
AMAZONITE AND THE SPIRIT
Spiritually, an elixir of Amazonite is extremely beneficial to all levels of consciousness. The stone itself assists in manifesting universal love. It promotes all forms of creativity. Amazonite will remove writer’s block, it will help you know and understand what you need to create and how to go about manifesting your ideas and concepts. It promotes inner peace, expression, peaceful confrontation. This stone will give you the ability to speak your truth in difficult situations; reduce stress and worry and lends you the ability go with the flow.
AMAZONITE AND THE CHAKRAS
If the heart chakra is out of balance you may have sudden bursts of anger, jealousy or blaming others for any issues that arise in your life. You might need constant confirmation of your self-worth, feeling unloved or lacks compassion for others. With this stone in hand, you are able to connect the lower chakras with the higher chakras to achieve homeostasis. It will encourage compassion for yourself and others and enhance your innate healing abilities. It will assist in encouraging the entire immune system to function at its peak. It maintains a healthy heart and circulatory system. This stone when placed on the heart chakra will help with tissue regeneration.
If the throat chakra is out of balance, you may be hyperactive, domineering or fanatical about your political or religious views. You might also resist change of any kind and slow to respond to tasks and reasonable demands on your time. With this stone in hand, you will enhance your clairaudience abilities and manifest abundance. When used on the throat chakra this stone encourages and directs your creative abilities. It will help you speak and live your truth. This stone will assist in improving and maintaining the health of your throat, esophagus, mouth, teeth and the respiratory system.