Alexandrite Gemstone




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Physical Features:
ChemicalBeAl2O4
ColorBy definition,chrysoberyl must be in the hues of red and green to be called alexandrite.
Crystal HabitTabular, pseudo-hexagonal
Crystal System Orthorhombic
CleavageGood in one direction, imperfect in another
FractureConchoidal
Hardness8.5 Mohs scale
LusterVitreous to Greasy
TransparencyTransparent to nearly opaque
Specific gravity3.70 - 3.72
Refractive index 1.744 - 1.755
Birefringence0.009
ChatoyancyYes

One of the varieties of Chrysoberyl is Alexandrite. Its most attractive feature is that it can change colors during the daylight it appears to be green, however when kept under artificial light it becomes glowing red. Once it was considered to be very rare, but lately it is found in Africa. Discovered in the year 1830, on the birthday of Czar Alexander II it was hence named in his honor. The various powers that this stone exhibits are listed down below:

One of its greatest physical qualities being it heals problems related to the reproductive system or the nervous system. It also acts as a catalyst in regenerating neurological tissue.

If you face any trouble concerning the assessment of your dreams or ambitions it strengthens the willpower and helps you achieve it.

In cases of emotional instability, Alexandrite can prove to be really beneficial. It not only makes you more controlled about your own emotions but also others.

People who take decisions in the fit of anger are frequently advised to wear alexandrite since it calms the mind and helps one think from a logical perspective.

It is believed by many that this gemstone brings good luck for those who own it.

While chanting love spells or rituals if someone wears or keeps alexandrite attached to their bodies it can create wonders.

Besides others, it also helps in bringing happiness, success, the emotion of love and sensuality.

Many also believe in its powers to heal asthma and other difficult diseases such as swelling of the lymph nodes, problems of the spleen etc.

In times of struggle when you are almost on the verge of accepting defeat, Alexandrite will give you the power to hold onto tough phases in life and proceed towards greater good.

This gemstone is available in both online and offline stores.