Emerald Gemstone. Emerald is a gemstone and a variety of the mineral beryl colored green by trace amounts of Chromium and sometimes Vanadium. Beryl has a hardness of 7.5–8 on the Mohs-scale. Emeralds are highly costly.
Emeralds are found all over the world in countries such as Afghanistan, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, India, Italy, Kazakhstan, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Russia, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Tanzania, United States, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. In the US, emeralds have been found in Connecticut, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
In 1997, emeralds were discovered in the Yukon people wearing an emerald are said to have a peaceful and harmonious married life. It helps in developing understanding with children and instigating unity in the family. People having issues retaining wealth can benefit by his stone as it is said to have the power to hold money with the wearer. Children who cannot concentrate on their work and studies can benefit from it as well as it increases concentration in individuals. The stone has the ability to increase the power of reasoning and spirituality.