Red Aventurine Crystal Meaning & Properties

Red Aventurine is a stone that motivates one to take physical action that makes dreams come true. Red Aventurine is associated with the heart and root chakras. Its connection to the heart chakra will help you with self love and acceptance, while also increasing your love for others. 

The connection to the root chakra will help you feel grounded and centered.

How is Red Aventurine Formed?

Red Aventurine is a type of quartz that contains hematite and/or goethite inclusions that give it its red color. Mica inclusions give it a sparkly appearance especially in sunlight. 

How Hard Is Red Aventurine?

The stone ranks 6.5 on Mohs scale of hardness.

Where Is Red Aventurine Found? 

Red Aventurine can be found anywhere in the world, but the most popular sources are found in India, Russia, Brazil, Nepal, and Italy.

Why shouldn't Aventurine be put in Water? 

It is highly recommended that aventurine not go in water at all, especially saltwater and for long periods of time. Due to the flecks or deposits of other minerals or materials contained in the stone might cause it to dissolve, break or crack, change color, or have other chemical reactions to water.