Amethyst Crystals Meanings and Properties
Origin: Worldwide, notably Brazil, Uruguay, Bolivia
Mineral Species: Quartz
Mineral Group: Oxides
Chemical Formula: SiO2
Crystal System: Trigonal
Colour: Pale lilac / violet to deep purple
Typical Appearance: Normally as druzy clusters, in typical amethyst form. More rarely as individual prismatic crystals. Commonly massive.
Birthstone: Pisces, Virgo, Aquarius and Capricorn
Chakra Alignment: Third Eye
Origin of Name & Mythology: The name is from the Greek for “not drunken”, as it was worn as an amulet against inebriation.