|Color||By definition,chrysoberyl must be in the hues of red and green to be called alexandrite.|
|Crystal Habit||Tabular, pseudo-hexagonal|
|Crystal System|| Orthorhombic|
|Cleavage||Good in one direction, imperfect in another|
|Hardness||8.5 Mohs scale|
|Luster||Vitreous to Greasy|
|Transparency||Transparent to nearly opaque|
|Specific gravity||3.70 - 3.72 |
|Refractive index|| 1.744 - 1.755 |
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:
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.
you face any trouble concerning the assessment of your dreams or ambitions it
strengthens the willpower and helps you achieve it.
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.
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
is believed by many that this gemstone brings good luck for those who own it.
chanting love spells or rituals if someone wears or keeps alexandrite attached
to their bodies it can create wonders.
others, it also helps in bringing happiness, success, the emotion of love and
also believe in its powers to heal asthma and other difficult diseases such as
swelling of the lymph nodes, problems of the spleen etc.
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