Amethyst (quartz crystal) can be found in many regions around the world. Amethyst crystal is found in Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Uruguay, Africa, Europe and the United States. Quartz is the most common mineral on earth. Amethyst is the most valuable form of quartz. Amethyst is found globally and is easily available. For this reason, amethyst prices are affordable. The quality of amethyst differs by its locality. The formation of amethyst geodes occur in igneous and metamorphic rocks.
Unakite, also called epidote, derives its name from the Greek epidosis, meaning "growing together". It is a combination of red jasper and green epidote solidly bound together. From this we get the meaning that what comes together belongs together. Unakite (or Epidote) can be used to draw off negative energy and blockage from the Heart Chakra. Unakite is said to lift your spirits when you are feeling down - this is the gemstone to help you to see the beauty in life.
Diaboleite is a blue-colored mineral with formula Pb2CuCl2(OH)4. It was discovered in England in 1923 and named diaboleite, from the Greek word διά and boleite, meaning “distinct from boleite”. The mineral has since been found in a number of countries. (photo: T - Thorikos Bay slag locality, Greece, by Christian Rewitzer; B - AMNH in NYC, by Geckzilla)
✯ Herkimer Diamond: A very powerful balancer of the body and emotions. Assists in astral projection and dreaming. Very powerful stone, should be used with caution. Usually double terminated, comes from only one place: Herkimer, New York. Were once illegal, because they are very similar to real diamonds.✯