Uvarovite is named after the Russian mineralogist Count Sergei Simonovitch Uvarov. Uvarovite develops in a metamorphic environment in serpentines with chromite and in metamorphosed limestones.Uvarovite is the only consistently green garnet and has a beautiful emerald-green color. Uvarovite's gemstone characteristics are outstanding, but its rarity and the very small size of its crystals make it practically unknown as a faceted gem.
It bestows peace, quite, and solitude - without loneliness. Stimulates imagination and verbal skills.
Symbolic Gemstone:"Storyteller" Stone
Stimulates the heart chakra, and provides for enhancement of relationships via the fusion of the souls.
Used to give greater precision and understanding to the intellect .
It was named to honor the Russian Count S. S. Uvarov, once a President of the St. Petersburg Academy.
Outokumpu, Finland, Quebec, Canada, Texas mine in Pennsylvania, northern California, Oregon, Spain, Italy, Polish Silesia near Jordanow, Makri in Turkey, and India.