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Phenakite Information

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1 Astrology
1.1 Origin
USA, Brazyl, Switzerland, Tanzania, Madagascar, Russia, Sri Lanka
1.2 Color
Colorless, Yellow, pink, Red
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
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
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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
Brittle
2.2 Solubility
Not Available
2.3 Durability
Not Available
2.4 Specific Gravity
2.90-2.98
2.5 Fracture
Conchoidal, ConchoidalWalter Schumann, Gemstones of the world (2001), Brittle
2.6 Cleavage
Distinct on {11 2 0}, imperfect on {10 1 1}
2.7 Mohs Hardness
7.5-8
2.8 Chemical Composition
Be 2SiO 4Michael O’Donoghue , Gems, Sixth Edition (2006) More from other references
3 Optical Properties
3.1 Luster
Vitreous
3.2 Pleochroism
Distinct: colorless orangy-yellowHerve Nicolas Lazzarelli
3.3 Dispersion
Albite
0.02
Rank: 24 (Overall)
Fluorite
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3.4 Transparency
Gemmological Tables (2004) More from other references
3.5 Refractive Index
1.650-1.695
3.6 Optic Character
Not Available
3.7 Crystal System
Trigonal
3.8 Birefringence
0.016
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
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4.3 Healing
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4.4 Qualities Associated
Not Available

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

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

  • Origin: Primarily obtained in Brazyl, Madagascar, Russia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Tanzania and USA.
  • Color: Common colors observed are Colorless, Yellow, pink, Red.
  • Chemical Formula: Be 2SiO 4Michael O’Donoghue , Gems, Sixth Edition (2006) More from other references.