Turquoise, blue to blue-green mineral crystallizes triklint, hardness 5-6. Occurs most often in solid form with waxy luster, crystals are rare and precious. Minerals unique hue has made sure it is used for jewelry and decorative posts for several thousand years.
Turquoise used since ancient times been found in Sinai (long since exhausted) and Iran (Nishapur, exhausted in the 1900s). The main source of turquoise is today the southwestern United States, New Mexico, Nevada and Arizona (was early utilized by Indians to beautiful silver jewelry). Feels also from Siberia, Turkestan, Mexico, Peru etc. Artificial turquoise with good color came on the market in 1970.
Turquoise properties: protection against negativity and accidents, enhance tissue and liver, increase nutrient uptake, provide togetherness, love and inner strength.
Increases self-consciousness, Protection, Courage, Money, friendship, healing.
Amethyst , a violet variety over quartz , SiO2 is used as jewelery stone.
Large quantities of amethyst taken into Uruguay and Brazil. In Norway it is found amethyst several places, including at Stange , Hedmark .
Features collected : Strengthens spiritual cultivation and development , humility , helps us to take away their own limitations, improves sleep , reduces nightmares, is calming and reduces stress, is a good dream stone, providing protection , cognitive balance, control of temper , strengthens sensitivity and intuition , helps consciousness change is good for meditation , strengthens inner peace , calm thought, deeper understanding and wisdom , helping us to overcome loss and bereavement .
Aquamarine is a gem . The name means sea water, and the color is from light blue to blue-green . Aquamarine belongs beryllfamilien and those with a strong blue color is the most valuable . In Norway instances of Hurum and Iveland.
Colors with different shades of blue or green.
Aquamarine : soothing , stress-relieving , promotes creativity, ” stone of courage ” , soothes fears and phobias , mental clarity, self-expression .
Rose Quartz symbolizes peace and harmony, and is considered a love stone . It allows for good and calm feelings , forgiveness and creativity.
Quartz is an important industrial mineral with many uses , such as :
to produce silicon
optics : components such as lenses , optical cables , pipes
glass for halogen lamps
crucibles for pulling silicon crystals for the semiconductor and solar industries
quartz glass tubes and rods
fillers for electronic components including top team in DRAM memory chips
dental fillings and different cosmetics