Amethyst

Amethyst

An assortment of the quartz family, amethyst is thought to be common and monetarily moderate. This shaded stone has a hardness of 7 on Mohs scale, and shifts in shading from light lilac to deep purple. Amethyst is extremely responsive to warmth and daylight. It might lose the greater part of its shading when in exposure of ultra violet rays for broadened timeframes. Amethyst was accepted by numerous societies to have different extraordinary and uncanny advantageous properties, for example, advancing devotion and avoiding liquor intoxication. Mined in Brazil, Uruguay, Bolivia, Tanzania, Zambia, Namibia and it can also be found in the United States but in a very small amount. It is the February birthstone in the United States.