Variscite

Hardness: 3.5 to 5   Locations: Utah, South America, Australia

Astrological sign of: Scorpio, Taurus, Gemini

Variscite is a fairly rare stone that occurs in varying shades of green. Variscite promotes courage, balances through simplicity and helps to release unwanted habits. It is used to relieve stress, to enhance higher brain functions such as learning, logic and reasoning and to help in finding self acceptance. This stone is known for it's soothing and clarifying properties, as well as it's ability to align and balance the connection between the Light and Physical bodies.