Petalite Information

Add ⊕
1 Astrology
1.1 Origin
Canada, USA, Brazil, Italy, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Russia, Burma, Australia
1.2 Color
Colorless, gray, Yellow, White
1.3 Streak
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
Not Available
1.10 Not to wear with
Not Available
1.11 Powers
Not Available
1.12 Birthstone
1.12.1 Planetary
Not Available
1.12.2 Talisman
Not Available
2 Physical Properties
2.1 Tenacity
2.2 Solubility
2.3 Durability
Not Available
2.4 Specific Gravity
2.5 Fracture
Subconchoidal, ConchoidalWalter Schumann, Gemstones of the world (2001) More from other references, Brittle, Conchoidal
2.6 Cleavage
Perfect on {001}, poor on {201} with 38.5° angle between the two
2.7 Mohs Hardness
2.8 Chemical Composition
LiAlSi 4O 10Michael O’Donoghue , Gems, Sixth Edition (2006) More from other references
3 Optical Properties
3.1 Luster
Vitreous, Pearly
3.2 Pleochroism
AbsentWalter Schumann
3.3 Dispersion
Rank: 25 (Overall)
3.4 Transparency
Gemmological Tables (2004) More from other references
3.5 Refractive Index
3.6 Optic Character
Not Available
3.7 Crystal System
3.8 Birefringence
3.9 Clarity
TransparentUlrich Henn and Claudio C. Milisenda
4 Benefits
4.1 Physical
4.1.1 Neurological
Not Available
4.1.2 Cardiovascular
Not Available
4.1.3 Respiratory
Not Available
4.1.4 Reproductive
Not Available
4.1.5 Digestive
Not Available
4.2 Psychology
Not Available
4.3 Healing
Not Available
4.4 Qualities Associated
Not Available

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

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

  • Origin: Primarily obtained in Australia, Brazil, Burma, Canada, Italy, Mozambique, Russia, USA and Zimbabwe.
  • Color: Common colors observed are Colorless, gray, Yellow, White.
  • Chemical Formula: LiAlSi 4O 10Michael O’Donoghue , Gems, Sixth Edition (2006) More from other references.