Benitoite Gemstone

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Physical Features:
ColorBlue, purple, pink, colourless
Crystal HabitBipyramids
Crystal SystemHexagonal
Hardness6 - 6.5 Mohs scale
TransparencyTransparent, Translucent
Specific gravity3.61 - 3.68
Refractive index1.757 - 1.804

Benitoite is considered to be a very rare blue stone. It was named on the basis of the place where it is being found first. In the San Benito River of California it was first discovered in 1906. From then onward's it was named as such. In 1985 it was first adopted as the California state gemstone. This stone is popularly known as the ditrigonal -dipyramidal crystal. Its sapphire blue colour is very rare in the market. To identify this gemstone the colour in which they are available in the market are blue, rarely pink, and sometimes colourless. There are certain spiritual, psychological, and health benefits associated with this gemstone.

Health benefits of Benitoite:-

This gemstone has some excellent healing properties associated with it. It has that capacity in itself that by aligning crown chakra, throat, and third eye it can revitalize the brain. It brings a sense of joy and happiness by calming the mind from stress and tension. So, that an individual can enjoy the happiness of life. It expands the consciousness of mind and can enhance the clarity of thought process. Majority of the well known astrologers of the world recommend wearing this stone for leading a healthy and prosperous life.

Psychological Benefits:-

Benitoite is an excellent gemstone. As it has the capacity to align the two hemispheres of the brain which helps to improves the communication skills of an individual. It pushes an individual to take bold and right decision at the right time. It clears away all the doubts of mind and provides clarity in the thinking process. It removes all sorts of hindrances from an individual's life. Thus helps to create a positive environment around the person who is wearing it.

So choosing this gemstone can make a big change for your future prospects and endeavour .This stone is very useful to those people who possess the zodiac sign of Virgo.


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