Amethyst is a violet variery of quartz.
. Mineral Information Origin:
Worldwide, Brazil, Uruguay, Bolivia .
Quartz Mineral Group: Oxides Chemical Formula: SiO2Hardness: 7
Crystal System: TrigonalColour: Pale lilac / violet to deep purpleTypical Appearance: Normally as druzy clusters, in typical amethyst form.
The name is from the Greek for “not drunken”, as it was worn as an amulet against inebriation.
Amethyst is said to be protective, healing, and purifying. It's claimed it can help rid the mind of negative thoughts and bring forth humility, sincerity, and spiritual wisdom. It's also said to help promote sobriety and aid restfull sleep.