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Term: aventurine

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Aventurine: Aventurine is a pleasing dark green stone with a metallic iridescence or spangled appearance. It is a compact quartz stone, composed of silica with some impurities. It is found in India, China, and Brazil.

It is said to bring luck and adventures in love and games. It makes an individual independent and original. It has a binding and healing force, and is good for skin diseases and improving the complexion. At one time it was used to cure nearsightedness. It is helpful for the etheric, emotional, and mental bodies. Aventurine has strong healing energies, and affects the pituitary gland. It can be used for creative visualization, higher-self attunement, and is good for the muscle and nervous system.

Aventurine is a good stone for artists, writers and all those of a creative nature. It brings prosperity; the green vibrations attract money.
source: Truth about Crystal Healing, Phyllis Galde


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