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Cuprite Information

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1 Astrology
1.1 Origin
Southern and central Africa
1.2 Color
Red, Brown, Red, Red, Black
1.3 Streak
Brownish, Red, Brownish, Red
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
Brittle
2.2 Solubility
Not Available
2.3 Durability
Not Available
2.4 Specific Gravity
5.85-6.15
2.5 Fracture
Conchoidal, Metallic, UnevenArthur Thomas, Gemstones (2009), Brittle, Conchoidal
2.6 Cleavage
Fair in four directions forming octahedrons
2.7 Mohs Hardness
3.5-4
2.8 Chemical Composition
Cu 2OMichael O’Donoghue , Gems, Sixth Edition (2006) More from other references
3 Optical Properties
3.1 Luster
Adamantine
3.2 Pleochroism
visible
3.3 Dispersion
Albite
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Rank: N/A (Overall)
Fluorite
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3.4 Transparency
TranslucentWalter Schumann
3.5 Refractive Index
2.849
3.6 Optic Character
Not Available
3.7 Crystal System
cubic
3.8 Birefringence
Not Available
3.9 Clarity
TranslucentWalter Schumann
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
Not Available
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
Not Available

Cuprite 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, Cuprite Benefits have been well identified and tested. However, it should be ensured that before wearing this gemstone, Cuprite information and the science related to it should be well-understood.

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

  • Origin: Primarily obtained in Southern and central Africa.
  • Color: Common colors observed are Red, Brown, Red, Red, Black.
  • Chemical Formula: Cu 2OMichael O’Donoghue , Gems, Sixth Edition (2006) More from other references.