Found primarily in 3 colors, green, blue and reddish-brown, gets it's name due to its likeness to a type of Italian glass. The green gets it's sparkly appearance from light reflecting off the microscopic fuchsite particles which gives it that "aventurescence." The blue gets its color from copper silicates and the red from it's addition of hematite.
Green Aventurine is a stone known for it's optimism, zest for life and vitality. It can help one move forward in new situations with confidence. It is a facilitator to take things in stride. It's frequency stimulates renewal on the physical, emotional and spiritual levels.
Red Aventurine carries a combo of both Earth and Fire elements so it's energy is very different from the other Aventurines. It is a stone of determination, strength, creativity, sexuality and can put one into alignment with their highest path and is a strong blood strengthening stone in that it can help stimulate red cell production.
Blue Aventurine is a stone of self-discipline, inner strength and assisting one in making decisions and sticking with them and that they can handle their own life successfully. It can also be useful in balancing hormones.
*Gemstone information gathered from "The Book of Stones" by Robert Simmons and Naisha Ahsian. Pick this book up for an in-depth description of almost every stone on Earth!