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Alternate names: Verdelite, Brazilian Emerald

Qualities of the person with whom it resonates: Nature lovers, Healers, Gardeners

Characteristics of the Individual Who Will Benefit from Energy: Those seeking emotional healing and strength

Mining Source: Brazil, Afghanistan, Pakistan

Color and Appearance: Deep green to light green; translucent to opaque crystal

Material: Silicate mineral

Mohs hardness: 7-7.5

Chemical properties: Sodium Iron Aluminum Borosilicate Hydroxide (NaFe3Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4)

Crystal structure shape: Hexagonal

Energy Properties: Promotes compassion, tenderness, patience and a sense of belonging.

Healing Properties: Helps in overcoming fear and building self-confidence. Aids in understanding oneself and others.

Chakra Alignment : Heart Chakra

Astrological Association : Capricorn 

Birthstone Association : October Birthstone 

Powerful crystal combinations and benefits : Green Tourmaline combined with Clear Quartz enhances energy flow making it an excellent stone for healing purposes.


Green Tourmaline is known as Verdelite or Brazilian Emerald due to its rich verdant color. It has been used since ancient times by Shamans among indigenous tribes who believed that this gem could heal all ailments related to heart. Its unique hexagonal structure makes it stand out amongst other crystals. The color varies from deep emerald green shades to lighter hues depending on the amount of iron present within the stone.


The physical features include vertical striations running along its length which give each piece a distinctive appearance. This beautiful gem can be used decoratively around your home or worn as jewelry enhancing any outfit while providing emotional support.


In metaphysical terms, Green Tourmaline opens up the heart chakra promoting love towards oneself thereby aiding in personal growth. It helps bring balance between mind & body creating harmony within one's life.


Wearing Green Tourmaline as jewelry can provide continuous healing energy throughout your day keeping you calm & focused during stressful situations. Meditating with this crystal aids in opening up your spiritual awareness leading towards enlightenment.


For Crystal Gridding uses place them at strategic points around your home or office space for clearing negative energies thus bringing about positive vibes into environment .


Proper care instructions for these gems are simple - keep them away from harsh chemicals or extreme heat sources; clean gently using warm soapy water then pat dry using soft cloth .


"The information regarding the metaphysical and other properties and purposes of these minerals are provided for entertainment and inspirational purposes only. In no way is it intended for diagnosing illness, prescription, or advice and should not replace proper medical attention. Consult your doctor or other health professional in the case of illness."

9-10mm Green Tourmaline bracelet

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