Astha Astrology

Compatibility, Meaning, Benefits, Characteristics, Healing & Effects in Astrology & Horoscope by date of birth of :-


Physical Properties

Color Red, reddish-brown, brown, green, yellow, orange, pink, purplish-red, white, colorless, black.
Hardness 6.5 - 8.5
Specific Gravity 3.5 - 4.3
Refractive index 1.780 - 1.889

Overview:  Hessonite is Grossular garnet as per gemology and is found in various colours but they are known to derive their name from their first specimen found. Hessonite is usually cinnamon brown and has been called "cinnamon stone". In India Hessonite is called Gourmet and is one of the nine precious stones used a lot in astrology.

Healing Power:  Hessonite helps to eliminate feelings of inferiority, encourages one to seek new challenges and continue personal endeavors. Provides courage for one to do personal endeavors.

Occurence:  Hessonite is found in Brazil, Canada and Siberia as well as in Maine (California) & New Hampshire in USA, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Kenya, and Tanzania.

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