Aventurine which is a variety of quartz occurs in several colours. These include green which is the most common, pink, red, orange, brown, blue, grey and white. The variation in colour is caused by impurities of different minerals.
When used for its metaphysical properties orange aventurine assists with decision making, encourages self reflection and the appreciation of old friendships.
Aventurine is a stone of confidence, leadership, decisiveness and prosperity. It promotes empathy and perseverance. It enhances creativity by dissolving mental blocks brought about by fatigue and exhaustion.