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Ametrine is amethyst heated to form Citrine, half way through the process produces Ametrine a combination of both amethyst and citrine. Its gold and purple bicoloured appearance is striking and the best specimens are usually faceted for jewellery.
A good healing stone since Amethyst removes pain or tension while Citrine brings energy and a sense of well-being. It is fast and effective in its action, and is particularly useful in longstanding illness.
Psychologically, Ametrine enhances compatibility and acceptance of others. An extremely energetic stone, it stimulates creativity and supports taking control of one’s own life. Ametrine promotes optimism and a well-being that is not disturbed by stressful external influences.
It is reputed to reduce cravings while quitting smoking. Also said to increase immunity against colds, flu and winter ills.
- Structure: Trigonal
- Composition: Silicon Dioxide
- Hardness: 7
- Zodiac: Gemini
- Birthstone: June
- Chakra: Solar Plexus and Brow
- Sources: Bolivia
- Empowerment: I make my own choices and am not at the mercy of my desires