Almandine Information

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1 Astrology
1.1 Origin
Austria, Brazil, Canada, India, Madagascar, Russia, Sri Lanka, USA
1.2 Color
Red, Brown, Brownish, Red, Red, Black, Brown, Brownish, Red, Red, Black, Brown, Brownish, Red, Red, Black
1.3 Streak
1.4 For which Rashi?
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1.5 Planet
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1.6 Element of Planets
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1.7 How to Wear?
1.7.1 Finger
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1.7.2 Ring Metal
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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
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1.12.2 Talisman
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2 Physical Properties
2.1 Tenacity
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2.2 Solubility
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2.3 Durability
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2.4 Specific Gravity
2.5 Fracture
Conchoidal, Brittle, Conchoidal, Brittle, Conchoidal, ConchoidalArthur Thomas, Gemstones (2009), Brittle, Conchoidal
2.6 Cleavage
2.7 Mohs Hardness
2.8 Chemical Composition
Fe 3Al 2(SiO 4) 3Arthur Thomas , Gemstones (2009)
3 Optical Properties
3.1 Luster
Greasy, Vitreous
3.2 Pleochroism
3.3 Dispersion
Rank: 15 (Overall)
3.4 Transparency
Gemmological Tables (2004) More from other references
3.5 Refractive Index
3.6 Optic Character
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3.7 Crystal System
3.8 Birefringence
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3.9 Clarity
TransparentUlrich Henn and Claudio C. Milisenda
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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Almandine 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, Almandine Benefits have been well identified and tested. However, it should be ensured that before wearing this gemstone, Almandine information and the science related to it should be well-understood.

The belief that Almandine 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 Almandine such as cleavage, fracture and specific gravity. Some prominent Almandine details and interesting facts are provided here.

  • Origin: Primarily obtained in Austria, Brazil, Canada, India, Madagascar, Russia, Sri Lanka and USA.
  • Color: Common colors observed are Red, Brown, Brownish, Red, Red, Black, Brown, Brownish, Red, Red, Black, Brown, Brownish, Red, Red, Black.
  • Chemical Formula: Fe 3Al 2(SiO 4) 3Arthur Thomas , Gemstones (2009).