|Color|| Red, pink, orange, blue, violet, blue-green|
|Crystal Habit||Cubic, Octahedral|
|Hardness||7.5 - 8 Mohs scale|
|Specific gravity||3.54 - 3.70|
|Refractive index||1.710 - 1.735|
Spinel is a flat triangular shaped stone, coming from
the magnesium aluminum family. It is hard vitreous stone present in different
colors such as pink, red, blue, lavender, Violet, dark green, brown, black, and
sometimes even colorless. It is transparent to opaque in various cases. A few
Spinels made its way to worlds famous gemstones, for example- The Black
Prince's Ruby and Timur Ruby in the British Crown. The Samarian Spinel is
the largest Spinel in the world which weighs 500carats that is 100g. The old
spinel has been named as Balas Ruby due to its rose-tinted color feature and
sometimes is mistaken for Ruby due to its highly appealing rosy red color. It
can be distinguished by its octahedral crystal and single refraction feature.
They can be seen in octagons, trillions, squares, and other shapes.
Use and purpose:
high energy and sense of faith in oneself.
in attracting money, fame, power, reputation.
progress path of the individual.
brings vitality to any endeavor made by the person.
brings power from the Earth and thereby strengthen the spiritual energy.
the scope of favorable destiny.
in focusing on the set target.
reduces the forgetfulness disorder.
in astral traveling and aura cleansing.
one to bring energy within in order to calm from distress.
the intellectual power of the mind and tends to cement the system with
helps in building stamina.
brings energy in order to benefit the teeth, gums, roots, skin and whole body,
balancing the health structure well.
Different Spinels has different benefits to the body.
Some are related to throat chakra while some to root or other areas. But
Spinels are considered as one of the most beautiful and powerful gemstones in
the gem trade industry by the gemologists.