Astrological gifting associations: Virgo, Sagittarius, Scorpio.
Dioptase gets its name from the Greek "dia" meaning through and "optos" meaning visible. It is emerald geen to deep bluish green, and generally found in Chile, Nambia, Russia, and U.S.
Forgivness, compassion, release of karmic patterns, prosperity. Dioptase is one of the strongest stones for releasing emotional patterns and karmic contracts that impact relationships. It is excellent for releasing inherited patterns of behavior, abuse, or even physical disease. Excellent stone for those going through divorce, death, or emotionally tense family interactions.
Composition: Hydrous copper silicate mineral, crystal system hexogonal (trigonal), prismatic crystals terminated by rhombohedral faces
Mohs-scale hardness: 5