Material Aventurine

With sparkly metallic inclusion, Aventurine belongs to the variety of Quartz. The glittery inclusions occur due to the presence of muscovite mica. The sparkling inclusions give a special effect to the gemstone due to which it is known to have an iridescent effect called aventurescence.

Specifications

  • Species: accidentally discovered by Venetian glass workers in the 18th century. Popular sources include Brazil, Chile, Austria, Tanzania, India and Russia.
  • Color: Green, red-brown, gold-brown, aventurescent
  • Clarity: Translucent to opaque
  • Spiritual meaning: Stone of luck