Purple amethyst is a type of quartz that is known for its shades of purple and violet. It is the most valued and popular variety of quartz due to its unique and stunning color.Amethyst can occur in various shades ranging from light purple to deep violet. The color of amethyst is due to the presence of iron and manganese impurities in the crystal. The more concentrated these impurities are, the darker and richer the color of the amethyst.
This gemstone is believed to have a calming and soothing effect on the mind and body. It is also believed to have healing properties, such as promoting better sleep, alleviating stress and anxiety, and aiding in spiritual growth. For these reasons, it is often used in meditation and crystal healing practices.
Amethyst is commonly found in Brazil, Uruguay, Zambia, and Madagascar, among other locations. It is also the birthstone for the month of February