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Omphacite
Omphacite




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Omphacite Information

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1 Astrology
1.1 Origin
Southern and central Africa
1.2 Color
Green
1.3 Streak
Greenish, White
1.4 For which Rashi?
Not Available
1.5 Planet
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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
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2.2 Solubility
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2.3 Durability
Not Available
2.4 Specific Gravity
3.16-3.43
2.5 Fracture
Uneven, Uneven, ConchoidalAnthony et al, Handbook of mineralogy (2001), Brittle, Conchoidal
2.6 Cleavage
{110} Good, {110} Good
2.7 Mohs Hardness
5-6
2.8 Chemical Composition
(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe,Al)Si 2O 6Anthony et al , Handbook of Mineralogy (2001)
3 Optical Properties
3.1 Luster
Vitreous
3.2 Pleochroism
Weak: colorless -- very pale green -- very pale green
3.3 Dispersion
Albite
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Rank: N/A (Overall)
Fluorite
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3.4 Transparency
TranslucentAnthony et al, Handbook of mineralogy (2001)
3.5 Refractive Index
1.662-1.723
3.6 Optic Character
Not Available
3.7 Crystal System
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3.8 Birefringence
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3.9 Clarity
TranslucentAnthony et al
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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Omphacite 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, Omphacite Benefits have been well identified and tested. However, it should be ensured that before wearing this gemstone, Omphacite information and the science related to it should be well-understood.

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

  • Origin: Primarily obtained in Southern and central Africa.
  • Color: Common colors observed are Green.
  • Chemical Formula: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe,Al)Si 2O 6Anthony et al , Handbook of Mineralogy (2001).