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Overview:Verdelite is a common mineral that is best classified as being in the Tourmaline family. It is usually used in jewelry making and decorating and to make products such as necklaces, rings, and decorative furnishings. The mineral is dark green in color, though it is sometimes seen in a light green or light brown shade. There are several unique ways to identify this mineral. It is known to reflect light in a regular pattern and fluoresce yellow when exposed to focused beams. Also the mineral is known for having a slippery feeling when wet. It breaks evenly into crystals if struck and cannot easily be molded or reformed in any way.

Verdelite Tourmaline is probably one of the most common and used gemstones available in the market today. Like all Tourmaline, Verdelite sets and wears well in almost any jewelry. It is said to speed general healing and help regain strength.

Helpful for visualization and creativity, Green Tourmaline is a powerful healer and protector during detoxification on all levels. In addition to carrying the generic properties of Tourmaline, it facilitates the study of herbalism, enhances the application of remedies, has the power to heal plants and prepares for a vibrational shift. This stone can be used to heal past-life trauma in the emotional body and to reprogramme negative emotional patterns.

Physical Properties:


verdelite Birthstone

green-yellow, blue
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Symbolic Gemstone:True Worry Stone

With green Tourmaline you are able to see all possible solutions and to select the most constructive. It magnetizes the wearer to prosperity and abundance. This nurturing stone brings balance and joie de vivre, transforming negative energy to positive. Green Tourmaline overcomes problems with authority and father figures.

Usage:Compassion, tenderness, patience, sense of belonging, fears, openness, rejuvenation, restful sleep, claustrophobia, panic attacks, hyperactivity, Detoxification, constipation, diarrhea, nervous system, eyes, heart, thymus, brain, immune system, weight loss, relieves, chronic fatigue and exhaustion, spinal realignment, strained muscles, gall bladder, liver, production, detoxification, spinal adjustments, balancing male-female energy, paranoia, dyslexia, hard-to-eye coordination, assimilation and translation of coded information, bronchitis, diabetes, emphysema, pleurisy, pneumonia, energy flow, removal of blockages.

Legend:With this stone, one is able to see all possible solutions and to select the most constructive. It magnetizes the wearer to prosperity and abundunce. Verdelite overcomes problems with father figures. It facilitates the study of herbalism and enhances the application of remedies, and has the power to heal plants.Green Tourmaline is a supreme Heart Chakra Crystal that encourages strength and vitality. Like all Tourmalines, Green Tourmaline is a metaphysically protective stone which is said to balance and harmonize the chakras. Green Tourmaline is ideal for healing purposes, as it can focus its healing energies, clearing the aura, and removing blockages. Green Tourmaline is often used for opening and activating the heart chakra, as well as providing a sense of peace and calm to the heart and nervous system. Due to its powerful effect on the Heart Chakra, Green Tourmaline can have healing effects on the physical heart

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