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Green Aventurine

Green Aventurine

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Green Aventurine is a form of Quartz.  It is a green and mostly opaque stone.  The shiny minerals found in Aventurine give the stone a glistening effect which is known as aventurescence.  Aventurine can be confused with Amazonite and Jade.

 

 

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