Antigorite Information

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1 Astrology
1.1 Origin
1.2 Color
Green, Green, gray, Brown, Black
1.3 Streak
Greenish, White, Greenish, White
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, Metallic, Conchoidal, Handbook of mineralogy (2001)
2.6 Cleavage
{001} Good
2.7 Mohs Hardness
2.8 Chemical Composition
(Mg,Fe2+ ) 3Si 2O 5(OH) 4Anthony et al , Handbook of mineralogy (2001)
3 Optical Properties
3.1 Luster
Waxy, Silky, Resinous, Greasy
3.2 Pleochroism
pale greenish yellow.
3.3 Dispersion
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Rank: N/A (Overall)
3.4 Transparency
3.5 Refractive Index
3.6 Optic Character
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3.7 Crystal System
Monoclinic Domatic H-M Symbol (m) Space Group: Cm
3.8 Birefringence
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3.9 Clarity
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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Antigorite 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, Antigorite Benefits have been well identified and tested. However, it should be ensured that before wearing this gemstone, Antigorite information and the science related to it should be well-understood.

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

  • Origin: Primarily obtained in Italy.
  • Color: Common colors observed are Green, Green, gray, Brown, Black.
  • Chemical Formula: (Mg,Fe2+ ) 3Si 2O 5(OH) 4Anthony et al , Handbook of mineralogy (2001).

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