Aventurine – characteristics and use

COLOR: Green, blue, red, brown, peach APPEARANCE: Mat, splashed shiny particles of all sizes, often oval FREQUENCY: Easily accessible SOURCE:

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Quartz – characteristics and use

COLOR:  Sheer, transparent APPEARANCE: Long, pointed crystals,  milk or crimped, often in clusters, all sizes. FREQUENCY: easily accessible SOURCE:  All

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Diamond – characteristics and use

COLOR: translucent white, yellow, blue, brown, pink APPEARANCE: Small, clear, transparent stones when being formed and polished FREQUENCY: often combined

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Aquamarine – characteristics and use

COLOR:  Green- blue APPEARANCE: Clear and translucent to opaque crystal, often small and  veneered FREQUENCY: Easily accessible SOURCE: USA, Mexico,

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Tiger’s eye – characteristics and use

COLOR: brown, pink, blue, red LOOKS:  railroaded, slightly glossy, often small and round FREQUENCY: Easily accessible SOURCE: USA, Mexico, India,

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