This stone tends to combine the enhancing and purifying qualities of quartz with the stress relieving qualities of both stones. Together these minerals create the chevron amethyst, which enhances peace of mind, and self-discovery. Chevron amethyst brings courage and inner strength. The stone lessens any resistance to helping oneself, particularly as concerns self-awareness. It also diminishes addictive tendencies and assists in recovery from addictions. Chevron amethyst is associated with the third eye or crown chakra. Beautiful large smooth chunks with lot's of good energy emitting from them. Hightly polished with what feels like a clear protective coating over the pieces. Sold by weight only roughly 11lbs. From China.