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Afghanite Information

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1 Astrology
1.1 Origin
Afghanistan, Italy
1.2 Color
Blue, Blue, Colorless, Blue, Colorless
1.3 Streak
White
1.4 For which Rashi?
Not Available
1.5 Planet
Not Available
1.6 Element of Planets
Not Available
1.7 How to Wear?
1.7.1 Finger
Not Available
1.7.2 Ring Metal
Not Available
1.8 Energy
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1.9 Deities
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1.10 Not to wear with
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1.11 Powers
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1.12 Birthstone
1.12.1 Planetary
Not Available
1.12.2 Talisman
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2 Physical Properties
2.1 Tenacity
Not Available
2.2 Solubility
Not Available
2.3 Durability
Not Available
2.4 Specific Gravity
2.55-2.65
2.5 Fracture
Conchoidal, ConchoidalArthur Thomas, Gemstones (2009), Conchoidal, Brittle, Conchoidal, Brittle
2.6 Cleavage
Perfect {10 1 0}
2.7 Mohs Hardness
5.5-6
2.8 Chemical Composition
(Na,Ca,K) 8(Si,Al) 12O 24(SO 4,Cl,CO 3) 3(H 2O)Arthur Thomas , Gemstones (2009)
3 Optical Properties
3.1 Luster
Vitreous
3.2 Pleochroism
Not Available
3.3 Dispersion
Albite
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Rank: N/A (Overall)
Fluorite
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3.4 Transparency
Transparent, Gemstones (2009)
3.5 Refractive Index
1.523
3.6 Optic Character
Not Available
3.7 Crystal System
Trigonal
3.8 Birefringence
0.006
3.9 Clarity
Transparent
4 Benefits
4.1 Physical
4.1.1 Neurological
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4.1.2 Cardiovascular
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4.1.3 Respiratory
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4.1.4 Reproductive
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4.1.5 Digestive
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4.2 Psychology
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4.3 Healing
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4.4 Qualities Associated
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Afghanite Details

The healing properties and qualities associated with the gemstones may vary with respect to different zodiac signs. In Asian countries, the art of using crystals for therapeutic uses has been documented centuries ago. In this art of crystal healing, Afghanite Benefits have been well identified and tested. However, it should be ensured that before wearing this gemstone, Afghanite information and the science related to it should be well-understood.

The belief that Afghanite is useful in healing one's physical and mental ailments, is recognized since centuries. Gemologists believe that prominent gem criteria are its radiated energies, the streak and the Talismanic properties. All these factors are highly governed by Physical Properties of Afghanite such as cleavage, fracture and specific gravity. Some prominent Afghanite details and interesting facts are provided here.

  • Origin: Primarily obtained in Afghanistan and Italy.
  • Color: Common colors observed are Blue, Blue, Colorless, Blue, Colorless.
  • Chemical Formula: (Na,Ca,K) 8(Si,Al) 12O 24(SO 4,Cl,CO 3) 3(H 2O)Arthur Thomas , Gemstones (2009).