Natural Spessartite Orange Garnet
Natural Spessartite Orange Garnet has a bright orange to red-brown hue. The beautiful and rich looking stone belongs to the Garnet species of gems. The meaning of the word ‘Spessartine” is derived from the Bavarian word “Spessart”. It is the name of a mountain rage of forest in Germany. The deposits of these Spessartite Garnet were thus found there. Spessartite Garnet has a sparkling vibrant colour and glare.
The hardness of Loose Natural Spessartite Orange Garnet gemstone varies from 6.5 to 7.5. The purity and identification of Natural Spessartite Orange Garnet can be done by using neodymium magnets. The Spessartite Garnet gemstone contains high concentration of iron and manganese because of which it can be attracted to Neodymium magnets. The classifications of Spessartite garnet can be done from other garnets by its high magnetic susceptibility (SI )
The deposits of Natural Spessartite Orange Garnet gemstone are seen in the countries of Kenya, Burma (Myanmar), Madagascar, Brazil, China, Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Tanzania and the USA. The most desirable gemstones are found in Namibia and are known as “mandarin spessartite”.
- Chemical Formula: Mn3Al2(SiO4)3 Manganese aluminum silicate
- Crystal Structure: Cubic; rhombic dodecahedron, icositetrahedron
- Colour Variations: Orange, orangey-yellow, red-brown
- Hardness: 6.5 to 7.5
- Density: 4.12 to 4.18
- Transparency: Translucent
- Specific Gravity: 4.2
- Refractive Index: 1.800
It is said to be the traveler’s stone. It is also said that Noah’s Ark had Spessartite Garnet lantern which helped the navigation during the night. Spessartite Garnet is associated with the root chakra that is at the base of the spine. With this, Natural Spessartite Orange Garnet gemstone benefits health and sexual activity and also a sense of security.
Top Quality Natural Spessartite Orange Garnet has many benefits. It aids self-confidence in one’s personality and encourages compassion. For health benefits, it improves blood circulation.
It is mostly suited for the sun sign Aquarius and in the month of January.
In an overall perspective Spessartite Garnet gemstone promotes analytical and creative power of a person, helps is giving advices and assisting others and gives strength of the heart. The Natural Spessartite Orange Garnet has healing powers and benefits various organs like kidneys, bladders and also apetite. Spessartite Garnet also promotes willingness to experience new things in life.
Natural Spessartite Orange Garnet can be used for the overall benefits. Its sparkling colours add charm to jewelries and thus can be used by everyone in the form of rings, jewelry, etc.