Green Tourmaline

Geological Information

Green tourmaline, also known as verdelite, is a semi-precious gemstone that belongs to the tourmaline family.

It is a silicate mineral that is composed of boron, aluminum, and other elements.

It is also found in metamorphic rocks such as schist and gneiss.

It has a hardness of 7-7.5 on the Mohs scale.

Historical Information

It has been used in jewelry for centuries, and was particularly popular during the Victorian era.

Metaphysical Information

It is believed to have a strong connection to the heart chakra, making it an excellent stone for emotional healing and balance.

Green tourmaline is also said to promote self-confidence and vitality, and to help one overcome fear and anxiety.

Additionally, it is believed to enhance creativity and intuition, making it a popular stone for artists and writers.