Aventurine - Color, Facts, Power, Mythology, History And Myths

The stone of opportunity, Aventurine is thought to be the luckiest of all the other crystals. It is great in manifesting wealth and prosperity and favours activities related to finances, like gambling, lotto, and lottery. It is also a belief amongst many experienced and experts that one should never go for buying lottery tickets without an Aventurine in the pocket. 

Aventurine is also called as Avanturine, Adventurine, Indian Jade and Aventurine Quartz. It has many uses other than its metaphysical purposes, such as Aventurine is used in bowls, figurines, jewellery, vases, building stone, monuments, aquaria, etc. Stone that proffers opportunity in the life contemplates being the luckiest gem for the soul that is looking for attaining all the riches of the life. It is too noticeable for yielding the wealth and prosperity of all kind. Contemplate to be luckiest of all gemstones, it holds the propensity to attract riches and wealth that makes the life full of prosperity and joyous to live. The eminence of the stone is renowned among gamblers most as it helps them to win the chances of the game and bring affluence to their life. The resonating vibes of Aventurine drive profit to live a healthy and flourishing lifestyle.
Aside from attracting monetary opulence and success, it too proffers base for magnetizing new opportunities. It too invites the newness in life by letting go the old rules and patterns that make life static. The energies of the stone not only bring luck and riches to the life but too helps to let go the bad habits. The grounding energies of the stone helps to get closer to nature as well as feel the beauty of the gifted life. It furnish the forward-looking path in achieving the new heights and grow with the twists and turns of the life.
The tints of Aventurine too infuses the zest for living a gifted life and see the unseen paths of life enthusiastically. The proficiency of the Aventurine energies bestow a support to the soul to move ahead in the span of life without looking back and forgetting the traumas faced in the past. It too imparts courage to embrace the positive changes that hearten the ratio of attracting the opulence.
It too boost up the creative abilities to think each time creatively and catches the attention of people to gain name and fame. The resonating vibes furthermore motivates to learn new things, to eliminate out the hurdles and get the clean path for running to attain what desired.
It likewise infuses the leadership qualities along with the decision-making capability, the vivacity of the gem helps to welcome the openness of the ideas along with the good sense of humor.

Where is Aventurine found?

Aventurine quartz crystals have largely been found in Brazil, India, Nepal, Italy, China, Tibet, and Russia.

Healing Properties

Aventurine includes a number of benefits that it provides to its wearer. They are:

Physical Healing : Green Aventurine is beneficial for the heart and the heart related diseases. It is excellent for those who are suffering from cardiac conditions, recovering from illness or surgery, or having circulatory problems. It kindles into the person the life-giving energy that stimulates throughout his body thereby assisting in physical regeneration. It prevents heart attack, arteriosclerosis and boost in efforts for lowering down cholesterol levels in the body.

Green Aventurine is also considered as a beneficial agent for migraine pains, genito-urinary and fertility problems; dyslexia, dyspraxia, eyesight, especially astigmatism and far-sightedness; and cerebral palsy. Furthermore, it also assists in curing the adrenals, thymus gland, lungs, and the nervous system.

If a person is going under homeopathic medication, Aventurine can prove to be really good for him. Aventurine also has an anti-inflammatory effect and helps in easing skin ailments, such as spots, acne, eczema, rosacea, and skin allergies.

Emotional Healing : Green Aventurine is considered great in comforting energy balances by guiding the wearer to the path of harmony. It makes the anxiety, anger and irritation to cool down and help in dissolving everyday stress that happens due to a hectic life. Aventurine is considered effective in enhancing sleep quieting the negative thoughts that occur in the mind. The vibrational energy of this stone keeps the person grounded.

Aventurine instils the thought in wearer’s mind that every bad phase passes away soon, and one must fight with such situations with hope and faith.

Spiritual Healing : The green-colored Aventurine is an outstanding healer and harmonizer, amalgamating the emotional, intellectual, physical and auric bodies to align them and bringing them into a natural rhythm.  It melts down the negativity and the negative thoughts by balancing the yin and yang energies of the body. It encourages one to embrace change, renewal, and growth.

Heals and Balances Chakra : Being a comforter and heart healer by nature, Aventurine is believed to activate the heart chakra. It acts as a protective shield for the heart chakra saving it from any sort of emotional turmoil.

The heart chakra is considered to set-up our connection with the outside world. It gives the wearer the ability to be himself in the environment. When the heart chakra is unbalanced, it gives the wearer the feeling that he is being controlled by somebody. The energy of this green crystal unclogs blockages and re-balances the Heart Chakra.  

Blue and yellow Aventurine crystal is thought to open the third eye chakra. It is a strong mental healer that enhances the positive outlook in the wearer, develops the inner strength of the person, and assists in self-discipline. It is, moreover, used to balance the male/female energies in the one who wears it.

A red Aventurine crystal opens and supports the heart chakra, and helps the wearer to find out new opportunities for himself in life.

Aventurine Facts

Some facts about Aventurine

  • Aventurine is the birthstone for the people having Virgo as their zodiac sign.
  • Aventurine utilises the wood energy and hence it is good for nourishment, expansion and growth of the house and its natives.
  • Green Aventurine is capable enough of absorbing the environmental pollution.
  • In ancient Tibet, people used to insert Aventurine stones in the status, especially in the place of eyes to increase the visionary value of the person.
  • It is termed as ‘fairy treasure”, and is believed that by keeping three green Aventurine stones in the garden, one can easily give way to good luck and fortune to appear in his house.
  • Aventurine is considered effective while conceiving a baby.

Metaphysical Properties

Aventurine is the member of the family of Quartz categorized by vivid and bright insertions of Mica or other minerals that give this incredible a more incredible effect by adding glisten and shimmer to it. The iridescent or glistening effect displayed on Aventurine is known as aventurescence. This effect is more noteworthy when it is polished or tumbled.

The name of Aventurine has been derived from the Italian “a venture” or “all 'a Ventura”, which means “by chance.” It refers to one of the incidents that took place in the 1700’s, when in an industry; a worker accidently dropped metal filings into molten glass. The resultant effect of the material cools down was haphazardly spaced shimmering sparkles. It was used for the purpose of jewellery making and other stuff. Later, Aventurine was given the name of Aventurine because of its similarity to that industrial product.

The hardness of Aventurine is about 7 on the Moh’s scale.

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Aventurine Color

Aventurine is generally green in color, although it is also found in blue, red to auburn, carrots or peach, dusty purple, yellow, and silver-gray. It is mostly semi-transparent and often with stripes, but an excess of included minerals may provide it an opaque texture. The green color in Aventurine comes from Fuchsite particles in Quartz while the shades of brown, red, orange, are attributed to the inclusions of Goethite or Hematite minerals. The Aventurines, which are yellow and peach in color, include Pyrite with Mica; the purple variant contains Lepidolite while the blue variety of Aventurine contains inclusions of Dumortierite.

Aventurine Colors


  • CleavageNone
  • Other NamesAventurine
  • Crystal Habitmassive aggregate of interlocking quartz grains
  • StreakWhite
  • Refractive Index1.544-1.553
  • DiaphaneityTranslucent - Opaque
  • Mohs scale (hardness)
  • SourcesBrazil, India, Nepal, Italy, China, Tibet, and Russia.
  • Chemical formulaSiO2
  • LustreVitreous
  • ColorGreen, Gray, Yellow, Brown
  • Chakra HealingHeart chakra
  • BirthstoneAugust
  • Zodiacvirgo
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  • Hanna
    Nov 5, 2014, 3:19:59 PM

    As per your information, Aventurine is effective for absorbing environmental pollution. So, I also want to try it. Let’s see if it will be effective or not.

  • Gemexi
    Nov 12, 2014, 3:09:10 PM

    Yes Hanna you may also try the features and powers of this gemstone. Before this you should match its characteristics with your needs if all these get match then you may opt for it. If you are Virgonian then you may go for it else you may also consult with your astrologer. He will suggest you in a better way.

  • Alaska
    Nov 20, 2014, 5:29:32 PM

    Aventurine is the best talisman that is use for many purposes. I was also searching for a gem with all these properties. It is suitable for Virgo people. But I am Leo. Should I go for it? Please suggest.

  • Gemexi
    Nov 27, 2014, 12:03:21 AM

    Alaska we will suggest you that you should consult with your astrologer as the gemstones are worn as recommended by them only. They used to read the horoscope of the wearer and give him a name of a suitable talisman. So, have a word with your astrologer then move further.

  • Ellie
    May 9, 2015, 2:35:40 AM

    Aventurine is a Zodiac stone for Virgo people. I am the same, should i go for it. Help me out in this case. I really want to try it out.

  • Ami
    Jun 8, 2015, 10:17:57 PM

    Hey Ellie, Aventurine is the best gemstone for Virgo people. If you are also Virgo then you should try it. It will really work as per your requirement. In spite of this too, if you have any confusion then you should consult with your astrologer he will guide you a perfect way.

  • Sophia
    Jul 11, 2015, 1:20:32 AM

    Aventurine stones are crystals that contain a good amount of quartz in them, along with inclusions of various other minerals, which gives them their specific color.

  • ori
    Sep 15, 2015, 4:04:41 AM

    hello!!!...everybody..\n\ni want to resolve my problem with you all.. i have a small house and do not have much money to expand...\n\nwill this stone help me in growth and expansion??...please suggest

  • Armenia
    Dec 22, 2015, 5:43:35 AM

    Helo ori! You may not believe me but i wanna tell u that this stone really works on growth and wealth.

  • Dec 23, 2015, 5:47:58 AM

    Thanks Armenia for your wonderful suggestion. I'll consider it while buying this stone :)\n\nThanks again

  • miara
    Jan 11, 2016, 11:59:36 PM

    Hello guys!\nMy eyesight is very weak and i need some good diet and gemstone suggestions to improve my vision. Can anybody please tell me that do Aventurine works in increasing good eyesight. If yes then i'll surely buy it.

  • Dana
    Oct 27, 2016, 8:31:09 AM

    I wear gemisphere dark green aventurine necklace. It is very powerful and its energy is amazing. I am a leo. Not virgo. I've discovered that it makes absolutely no difference whatsoever what zodiac sign you are. This crystal is so compassionate and loving it will help anybody.

  • chelsea
    Apr 10, 2018, 11:13:06 PM

    Initially, it was hard for me to believe that a stone can be used in money matters. So, I tested it 2-3 times and astonishing results made me believe that it really works.

  • Tabitha
    Jul 11, 2019, 11:43:14 PM

    I read in your article that Aventurine helps in migraine but this not my birthstone. So is it helpful for me or not?

  • Queen
    Sep 9, 2019, 9:56:15 PM

    This stone has an ancient look, quite pretty.

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    Dec 19, 2020, 7:51:42 AM

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