golden amethyst

Geology / History

When purple Amethyst is heated it turns a yellow to brown gold colour. High grade Amethyst is used for this process.
This variety is often sold as Citrine, it is in fact a variety of Amethyst & not Citrine. Genuine naturally formed Citrine is relatively rare.

Metaphysical Properties
Stone of Golden light bringing clarity, direction unity & peace. This stone has enormous heart energy. Promotes strength, intuition & positivity. Increases energetic power of other crystals. Opens & sustains light pillars. Connects to the divine love energy of higher realms.
An excellent gridding stone. Releases emotions scars & heals auric damage. Also protective & excellent is times of stress. A perfect healer’s stone as it amplifies healing ability & protects the healer from any harm.

Crystal Healing
Respiratory & cardio issues, eyesight, skin disorders, stress & anxiety.

Group: Quartz, Silicate-tectosilicate
Crystal System: Trigonal
Composition: SiO2
Form/Habit: Hexagonal Prisms, Normally pyramidal terminations, sometimes prismatic
Hardness: 7
Cleavage: None
Fracture: Conchoidal
Lustre: Vitreous
Streak: White
Specific Gravity: 2.65
Transparency: Opaque to translucent
R.I: 1.544 to 1.553
Colour: yellow to brown gold
Causes of Colour: heating purple amethyst
Fluorescence: inert to weak greenish blue
Birefringence: 0.009

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