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1 Astrology
1.1 Origin
Sri Lanka, India, Brazil
1.2 Color
Green, Brown, Brown, Colorless, Green, gray, Yellow
1.3 Streak
Brownish, White, Brownish, 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
Not Available
1.9 Deities
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1.10 Not to wear with
Not Available
1.11 Powers
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1.12 Birthstone
1.12.1 Planetary
Not Available
1.12.2 Talisman
Not Available
2 Physical Properties
2.1 Tenacity
Not Available
2.2 Solubility
Not Available
2.3 Durability
Not Available
2.4 Specific Gravity
3.55-3.73
2.5 Fracture
Conchoidal, Uneven, ConchoidalArthur Thomas, Gemstones (2009), Conchoidal, Brittle
2.6 Cleavage
none
2.7 Mohs Hardness
7-7.5
2.8 Chemical Composition
Ca 3Al 2(SiO 4) 3Arthur Thomas , Gemstones (2009)
3 Optical Properties
3.1 Luster
Greasy, Vitreous
3.2 Pleochroism
None
3.3 Dispersion
Albite
0.02
Rank: 18 (Overall)
Fluorite
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3.4 Transparency
Gemmological Tables (2004) More from other references
3.5 Refractive Index
1.730-1.760
3.6 Optic Character
Not Available
3.7 Crystal System
cubic
3.8 Birefringence
0.020
3.9 Clarity
TransparentUlrich Henn and Claudio C. Milisenda
4 Benefits
4.1 Physical
4.1.1 Neurological
Not Available
4.1.2 Cardiovascular
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4.1.3 Respiratory
Not Available
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

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

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

  • Origin: Primarily obtained in Brazil, India and Sri Lanka.
  • Color: Common colors observed are Green, Brown, Brown, Colorless, Green, gray, Yellow.
  • Chemical Formula: Ca 3Al 2(SiO 4) 3Arthur Thomas , Gemstones (2009).