Amblygonite is a translucent to transparent stone that occurs mostly in granite pegmatites. Throughout history, transparent Amblygonite has been faceted and used as a gemstone. These stones are easily confused with Albite and Quartz.
Amblygonite symbolizes peace, divinity, creativity, lucidity, strength, and confidence. It is a high vibrating stone that can help the wearer to find their purpose in life.
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Amblygonite is a common phosphate mineral composed of lithium, sodium, aluminum, phosphate, fluoride, and hydroxide. The crystal system of this stone is triclinic. These beautiful stones help to awaken and balance the solar plexus chakra (Manipura). It enables the wearer to heighten their confidence and vitality, follow the rightful path, and love oneself.
In 1817, Amblygonite was believed to be first discovered in Saxony by August Breithaupt, a German mineralogist. Then, it was named by him from the Greek word "Amblus" which means "Blunt" and "Gonia" which means "Angle", referring to the obtuse angle between the cleavages.
As, Amblygonite was also found at Montebras, Creuse, France, and at Hebron in Maine, these stones were named montebrasite. Some of the main sources of these stones are California, France, the US, Germany, Namibia, Norway, Spain, Burma, and Brazil.
The mineral of Amblygonite mostly occurs in pegmatite deposits. It contains about 10% lithium and geologically, it occurs in granite pegmatites, high-temperature tin veins, and greisens. In pegmatite veins, it occurs with spodumene, apatite, lepidolite, tourmaline, and other lithium-bearing minerals
The chemical formula of Amblygonite is (Li, Na)Al(PO4)(F, OH). These stones are rated 5.5-6 according to the Mohs scale of hardness and they have a vitreous to pearly luster.
The types of Amblygonite is still unknown.
The price of Amblygonite can vary anywhere from $10 to $110.
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