Tag Archives: almandine

Garnet – Almandine

Description: Almandite (ALL-man-dite) or almandine (ALL-man-deen) is a mineral species in the garnet group; cubic crystal system. Appearance: • transparent to semi-translucent (for very dark stones)• reddish orange to red, slightly purplish red to reddish purple: typically dark in tone Identification: Optic Character: SR, often ADR Refractive Index: 1.790 (3.030)Absorption Spectra: usually three strong bands at […]

January – Garnet

Attributes: Garnet is a powerfully energizing and regenerating stone. It revitalizes, purifies, and balances energy, bringing serenity or passion as appropriate. It is said to be able to warn of approaching danger and was long ago carried as a protective talisman. Garnet inspires love and devotion. It balances the sex drive and alleviates emotional disharmony. […]

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