is of red or dark red or of red- brown colour. It
is good for those born in the month of Jan or those who have their
birth numbers as 1 or 9. Red Garnet can be worn with considerable
advantage by ladies having a delicate health.
The semi precious substitute for Ruby is Red Garnet. Astrologically it gives the same effect as given by Ruby but the power of this gem is feeble
in that sense. Ruby starts giving its astro effects within days but Garnet takes time to start giving effects.
Red Garnet is called Almandite in gemology and its composition is Iron Aluminium Silicate with chemical formula as Fe3Al2(SiO4)3.
The specific gravity is 3.77;
Refractive index 1.86-1.87
Hardness of 7.5
having a crystal structure of Cubic. This is found in garnet Mica schist and has worldwide occurrence.
Almandite is the most common of the garnets and is usually the garnet found in garnet schists. Although only a small amount of this mineral is fit for gem use,
it is nevertheless a popular gem. It is the most widely used Garnet in the gem trade. More gems are faceted from Almandite than any other type of Garnet. Well
formed Almandite crystals are very popular among mineral collectors. Almandite has a brilliant luster, but its transparency is frequently marred, even in very
clear stones, by excessive depth of colour.
Some Almandine garnets display asterism when polished as cabochons. Such specimens are known as "Star Garnets".
The name Almandite comes from the word "carbunculus alabandicus" after the city of Alabanda in Asia Minor, where gems were traded at the time of Pliny the Elder.
Occurrence: Almandite occurs in India, Sri Lanka, Australia, Brazil, Wrangel Alaska, Germany, and Norway.
deep red-violet, red, brownish-red and brownish-black
Astrological Sign of Almandite
Benefits of Red Garnet gemstone :
It increases vitality. It decreases anemia, inflammation, depression, psychosomatic illness,
haemorrhaging, inflammation, bleeding, gallstones, kidney
stones, and anxiety.
It helps in restoring balance of blood circulation, hormones, thyroid, white corpuscles, spinal fluid, pituitary gland, and spleen.
Almandite is said to be particularly useful for strengthening the heart, to inspire love and to perceive truth.
the wearers from nightmares and unexpected untoward happenings and
is good for childern too. The ancient Egyptians used garnets as
an antidote for snake bites and for good poisoning.
It can also be used with considerable advantage by heart
patients or those under stress or strain. It relieves tensions
and gives relaxation. It is also a recommended stone or ladies having
birth number 4 or 8 those ladies, who suffer from body pains, headaches
etc. It should be wornaround neck.
It is also effective in case
of blood pressure. It is assoicated with gentleness, affectionate
nature, kind heartedness, sincerity, frankness, charity, constancey
It can also be used by politicians, surgeons,
defence personal and those in the services with advantage. It
is also good for those who seek political patronage. It can be used
by those having their birth numbers 1 or 9.
It can also be used
by those natives having birth 2, but occupying number1 position
in large organisations. The use of this stone under proper guidence
can ensure them long, fruitful and uninterrupted careers.
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