Ametrine is a rare gemstone. It is a mix of two colors of quartz, the first being Amethyst (purple) and the second being Citrine (yellow). Amethyst is the rarest form of quartz and has the distinction of giving off a beautiful violet or purple color whereas citrine gives off a yellow orange color.
Ametrine is sometimes referred to Trystine. It also has the commercial name Bolivianite as the gemstone is mostly from Bolivia.
Ametrine comes in three major colors and usually has all three colors present. It usually has purple, yellow and orange. Ametrine is crystal in structure, usually hexagonal in shape. It is either a glassy translucent or transparent. It is important to note that it is a very hard substance, measuring a 7 on Moh’s hardness scale. .
Ametrine is rare so the size of the stones are usually at most a few carats.
Healing properties of Ametrine
Ametrine is very helpful in getting rid of depression and therefore leads to inner peace and tranquility.
Many believe that it contains the powers of amethyst and citrine in one stone making it a very powerful money stone as well as an excellent aid to higher psychic awareness and spiritual enlightenment.