Amazonite is an alkali feldspar mineral. It has a triclinic crystal system and a hardness of 6 - 6.5. It's name derives from the Amazon River in Brazil where deposits can be found.
Amazonite is said to be the stone of truth, communication and harmony. It is the truth-teller and a peacemaker, allowing one to communicate their true thoughts and feelings without letting their emotions get in the way. Sleeping with Amazonite is believed to bring one's competing unconscious tendencies into focus through the symbolism of dreams. Meditating with Amazonite is said to make everything more conscious. It is also used to enhance manifestation of one's dreams and desires.