Amethyst is a meditative and calming stone which works in the emotional, spiritual and physical planes to provide calmness in life, balance in oneself, patience with others, and peace.
The stone was used to balance the intellect and therefore in the assimilation of new ideas. it is believed that amethyst is beneficial when dealing with legal problems and money issues.
There are several kinds of amethyst: here is the list.
Brandberg Amethyst, Namibia
Brandberg Phantom Amethyst, Namibia
Amethyst Stalactite, Peru
Oregon Amethyst, Oregon, USA
Vera Cruz Amethyst- Vera Cruz Mexico
Amethyst with Calcite and Quartz, Rio Grande De Sul, Brazil
Amethyst-Chlorite- Serifos, Greece
Amethyst- Fluorite - Colorado, USA (Rare)
Amethyst- Caconexite- Quartz- Bahia, Brazil
Herlequin/Fire Amethyst, Madagascar
Lavander Amethyst, Cornwall, England
Amethyst Chevron, India
Amethyst Elestial, Brazil
Honeycomb Amethyst, Brazil
Amethyst, Thunder bay, Ontario, Canada (see picture above.)