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Chrysotile Information

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1 Astrology
1.1 Origin
Southern and central Africa
1.2 Color
Grey, Green
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
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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
Not Available
2.2 Solubility
insoluble in water
2.3 Durability
Not Available
2.4 Specific Gravity
2.51-2.63
2.5 Fracture
Fibrous
2.6 Cleavage
Not Available
2.7 Mohs Hardness
2.5-4.5
2.8 Chemical Composition
Mg 3(Si 2O 5)(OH) 4Gemdat.org , Management Team (2012)
3 Optical Properties
3.1 Luster
Silky
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
Not Available
3.5 Refractive Index
1.530-1.575
3.6 Optic Character
Not Available
3.7 Crystal System
Monoclinic : clinochrysotile (most common)
3.8 Birefringence
0.001
3.9 Clarity
Not Available
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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Chrysotile 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, Chrysotile Benefits have been well identified and tested. However, it should be ensured that before wearing this gemstone, Chrysotile information and the science related to it should be well-understood.

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

  • Origin: Primarily obtained in Southern and central Africa.
  • Color: Common colors observed are Grey, Green.
  • Chemical Formula: Mg 3(Si 2O 5)(OH) 4Gemdat.org , Management Team (2012).