Scientific Information: Aquamarine is a sub-gemstone of the mineral Beryl. Aquamarine forms in magma as the magma cools. Beryl comes in many different colors, however, when there is iron present as the magma cools, the mineral takes on a blue-green color becoming Aquamarine.
Revealed by Man: Romans name the gemstone for its resemblance to the sea, “aqua” for water and “mar” for sea. Sailors would always keep Aquamarine on their personnel to please Neptune, the Roman god of the sea.
Legend and Lore: Aquamarine is said to bestow bravery as well as happiness and focus. Aquamarine also encourages healing and youth.
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