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Green tourmaline is also known as Verdelite - Verede means green.
The shade of green varies from light green to deep dark green.
Family/Variety: Phosphate (mineral)
Shape/Crystal System: Hexagonal
Hardness: 7- 7.5
Colour Range: Green
Chakra: Heart Chakra
Direction: East/ Left & Right
Planetary/Ruling Bodies: Earth/Chiron
Partners well with: Pyrite
Safe in Water: Yes
HistoryWhere this stone came from and where can you find it?
Tourmaline has a long history with plenty of rich mythology associated with it. Discovered in Brazil during the 1500's it was mistaken as many different gemstones (emerald/sapphire) and was not until the 1800's Tourmaline was fully recognized as its own gemstone.
Large amounts of green (as well as pink) tourmaline have been mined in Maine. It can also be found in Afghanistan, Africa, Brazil, Pakistan and around Turtle Island. It is one of the most common colours of tourmaline (black being the most common).
Physical PropertiesHow does green tourmaline affect the physical body?
It is a personal stone for healing! Physically green tourmaline is gentle & soothing, yet powerfully effective at reducing ones pain. Purify & strengthen the nervous system with green tourmaline, and is use when feeling fatigue or exhaustion.
Heals very nicely on the physical level, and the shade of green varies from light green to deep dark green. The green attunes to your needs, and adjusts to your energy.
It's a very good stone for dreams/sleep; promoting restful and healthy sleep!
Energetic PropertiesHow does green tourmaline affect the physical body?
The healing stone tourmaline is amplified when infused with the colour green!
Green tourmaline attracts abundance and prosperity into all aspects of life.
Creative Ways to Use Green Tourmalineunique and fun ways to work with green Tourmaline
- Heal pain by placing a polished piece of green tourmaline on top of the site of pain (great for bruises)
- Place under your pillow or by the bed for a tranquil healthy sleep!
Tourmaline often exhibits the trait of pleochroism, meaning the colour of the specimen is much deeper when looking into the gemstone, rather than look at its side.
- Vibrates to the number 6
- Earth Stone (grounding)
ResourcesFurthering Studies on Green tourmaline
Silver Cove Encyclopedia App
Melody - Love is in the Earth- Earth Love Publishing House 1995
Crystal Council <https://thecrystalcouncil.com/crystals/green-tourmaline>