aka Aventurine Feldspar or Heliolite

Energy, Optimism, Fortune

Metaphysical Properties

  • Heightens intuition
  • Helps in cutting energy cords
  • Boosts enthusiasm and originality
  • Cleanses and balances the chakras
  • Releases heavy or repressed emotions
  • Aids in manifesting your creative desires 
  • Increases personal power and brings blessings
  • Brings sweetness into your life when necessary 
  • A very joyful and inspiring crystal of creativity
  • Provides a ray of sunshine into the mind and soul
  • Carries light and happy energies and uplifts one's spirit
  • Brings happiness and independence and increases optimism
  • Brings good luck, fortune, self-power, prosperity, and decreases procrastination
  • Carry with moonstone to bring the influences on the sun and the moon into harmony


  •  I shine my light in service of others 
  • I claim my true place in leadership


  • Chakras: Sacral, Solar Plexus
  • Energy: Projective
  • Planets: Sun
  • Element: Fire
  • Zodiacs: Libra, Leo
  • Number: 1
  • Candle Color: 
  • Plant/Flower Pairings:
  • Herb/ Incense/Oil Pairings:

Physical Properties

  • Color: Orange, gold, red and brown
  • Habit: Rare, solid aggregates
  • Rarity:  Rare
  • Luster: Vitreous
  • Species: Feldspar
  • Zoning: Weak to none 
  • Gravity: 2.620-2.670
  • Fracture: Uneven, Splintery
  • Cleavage: Perfect, in two directions
  • Hardness: 6
  • Twinning: None
  • Locations: Southern Norway, Sweden, United States, South Australia, India, Canada, Madagascar, and Russia
  • Fluorescence: None
  • Pleochroism: Weak to None
  • Birefringence: Weak, 0.005- 0.009
  • Transparency: Semi Transparent - Opaque
  • Luminescence: None
  • Discovered By: Ancient Nordics
  • Chemical Name: Calcium aluminum silicate or potassium aluminum silicate
  • Refractive Index: 1.518-1.572
  • System/Structure: Triclinic
  • Chemical Formula: KAlSi3O8 or (Ca,Na)(Al,Si)2Si2O8
  • Inclusions (Streak): Often
  • Chemistry Classification: Silicate
  • Includes Hematite and Goethite which help it to refract light and creates iridescence when viewed from different angles

Health Benefits 

  •  Increases sexual vitality
  • Relieves depression and regulates the nervous system
  • Helps to heal sore throats, stomach ulcers, cartilage problems, and general aches and pains 
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