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Aventurine Quartz

Aventurine


Found primarily in dark green with occasional glittery metallic inclusions of green mica or gold-brown to red caused by hematite particles. Aventurine Quartz is found in Brazil, India, Russia with some depostis found in Tanzania, Japan and the U.S.A. as well.

Aventurine, Indian
Aventurine is often used by making into cabochons and carved figurines for jewelry and ornamental items.


STATS:
Color: Green, red-brown, gold-brown
Mohs' Hardness Scale: 7
Density: 2.64 - 2.69
Transparency: Opaque, translucent



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