Green Tourmaline

The green variety of Elbaite Tourmaline is also known as Verdite. Fine gems are sometimes mistaken for Emerald, and it makes lovely jewellery.

Alternative Names Verdite
Colour Green
Hardness 7
Crystal system Trigonal
Streak White
Lustre Vitreous, Resinous
Main Locations Brazil, Sri Lanka
Chakra Heart
Zodiac Capricorn
Numerology 6
Planetary Venus
Element Water, Earth