|Color||Colourless, green, blue, yellow, yellow-green, pink, red|
|Crystal System|| Hexagonal|
|Cleavage||One direction; indistinct; almost never seen|
|Hardness||7.5 - 8 Mohs scale|
|Specific gravity||2.60 - 2.90|
|Refractive index||1.560 - 1.604|
|Birefringence||0.003 - 0.010|
Beryl gemstone has derived its name from
ancient Greek beryllos" originally which was applied to all green
gemstones. Naturally this gem stone is a very hard mineral consisting of
beryllium aluminium silicate. Emerald is the most popular variety of this
gemstone. This gemstone is one of the most principal sources of beryllium.
Mainly it is used to manufacture light weight metal alloys, of fatigue
resistance, high tensile strength, and superior hardness. The most important
feature of this gemstone is that they have very beneficial healing power for
both an individual physical and mental health. They are available in the market
in different colours like pink, blue, orange, yellow, green and very rarely
red. These are the basic colours to identify this gemstone accurately.
Health Benefits of Beryl :-
It helps to increase the human
potential and arouses the psychic awareness of the mind. In most cases it is
believed to help travellers from disorders from any heart and spine or to
protect from any sorts of danger. It increases the confidence of an individual
by maintaining the clarity of thinking process in mind. For treatment of
disorders of the spine, liver, and heart it is very helpful. This gemstone is
very beneficial for treating the damage of the brain's cranial portion.
Psychological benefits of Beryl:-
The most important psychological
benefit of this gemstone is that it relieves stress and tension from mind. It
is believed to bring youthfulness and good luck in the life of an individual. It
removes negative energy from life and creates a positive environment in one life.
That is the reason why most of the astrologers suggest wearing this gemstone to
lead a healthy and prosperous life.
Astrologers today in most of the
cases suggest wearing this gemstone so that bad luck cannot touch your fortune.
As every human being deserve to lead a stable and happy life.