aka Green Beryl, “The stone of successful love”

Love, Balance, Healing

Metaphysical Properties

  • Healing heartbreak 
  • Receiving abundance 
  • Helps to restore your confidence
  • Opens and activates the heart chakra
  • Enhances your positive mood and sensitivity
  • Helps you self-release unnecessary attachments
  • Eliminates negativity and inspires positive actions 
  • Enhances unconditional love, unity, and friendship
  • A symbol of spiritual protection, awareness, love, and wisdom
  • Contains pure forms of love, compassion, sensuality, and healing
  • Brings balance and equilibrium to all aspects of life and emotions
  • Represents free-flowing energy and directly empowers our heart chakra
  • Supports strength of character and the ability to cope with life’s misfortunes
  • Theorized that many green stones in the past were commonly mislabeled as Emerald
  • Will help you begin to understand why your body creates this aura of self-protection
  • Keeps partnerships in balance, in the event it changes colors it could mean someone was unfaithful
  • Harnesses our true emotional body and is capable of projecting this representation into the physical realm
  • You may notice a facade of love that you have formed around yourself, which is a false shield that your mind and emotional body created to help protect your heart space


  •  My heart is open to receive 


  • Chakras: Heart
  • Energy: Projective
  • Planets: Mercury, Venus
  • Element: Water
  • Zodiacs: Taurus, Aries, Gemini, Libra
  • Number: 4
  • Candle Color: Green

Physical Properties

  • Color: A distinctly green color that ranges between bluish green and slightly yellowish green
  • Habit: Masses and prismatic crystals
  • Rarity: Rare
  • Luster: Vitreous
  • Species: Beryl
  • Zoning: None
  • Gravity: 2.7 - 2.8
  • Fracture: Conchoidal
  • Cleavage: One direction of imperfect cleavage
  • Hardness: 7.5 - 8
  • Twinning: Rare
  • Locations: United States, Australia, Russia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Africa, and Egypt. However, the three major sources are Colombia, Brazil and Zambia
  • Fluorescence: None
  • Pleochroism: Strong
  • Birefringence: Weak, -0.006
  • Transparency: Transparent to opaque
  • Named After: From the ancient Greek word for green, “smaragdus.”
  • Classification: Cyclosilicates
  • Melting point: 3600C
  • Discovered In: Around 1500 BC
  • Luminescence: LW Red 
  • Discovered By: Egyptians
  • Chemical Name: Beryllium aluminium silicate
  • Refractive Index: 1.565 - 1.602
  • System/Structure: Hexagonal, Trigonal
  • Chemical Formula: Be3Al2(SiO3)6
  • Inclusions (streak): White
  • Chemistry Classification: Silicate
  • Greeks consider it to be a symbol of the goddess venus

Health Benefits 

  • Helps with depression
  • Provides regeneration and recovery to the physical body
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