PRIMARY CHAKRA: 3rd Eye SECONDARY CHAKRA: Crown ZODIAC: ALL ELEMENT: Wind NUMERIC VIBRATION: 2 HARDNESS: 7 MINERAL CLASS: Quartz Silicates CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Trigonal CHEMICAL COMPOSITION: SiO2 Silicon Dioxide Scientific Properties Amethyst is a purple member of the Quartz family, a silicon dioxide mineral, of the Trigonal crystal system with a Mohs hardness of 7. Its structure is hexagonal and is crypto-crystalline. It’s colors varying from pale to deep purple, is derived from the combination of trace amounts of iron and aluminum, plus natural or applied irradiation. Chevron Amethyst is a variety with the deepest purple colour and additional bands of another colour usually white, sometimes hues of purple bands or orange, red or yellow. Chevron Amethyst is formed with bands of Quartz, Milky Quartz or Hematite. Amethyst is found all over the world, including Africa, China, Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, Canada, USA, Europe, India and Russia. Russian Amethyst is very dark and clear, Uruguayan Amethyst is uniform dark to medium. Metaphysical Properties Chevron Amethyst is a combination of Amethyst and White Quartz, mixed together in a V-striped or banded pattern. Chevron Amethyst combines the strengthening and enhancing qualities of Quartz with the stress relieving qualities of Amethyst. This symbiotic combination of minerals lends itself to a wonderfully spiritual stone, which is great for gently removing the veils that obscure some of the hidden meanings in life. MINDFUL AWARENESS: Natural gemstone comes from mineral. Due to the naturality, the stones may have tiny flaw and variation of colors. Meanwhile, cutting or polishing also makes every piece it's own unique gemstone which will vary in color and size. Sacred Stone Collections is not an independent therapy, but one that is part of a holistic healing approach. By using this site and associated materials, you acknowledge and agree that you personally assume responsibility for your use or misuse of this information.