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Sillimanite

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Sillimanite is an aluminosilicate mineral with the chemical formula Al2SiO5. Sillimanite is named after the American chemist Benjamin Silliman (1779–1864). It was first described in 1824 for an occurrence in Chester, Middlesex County, Connecticut, US. It’s well known to gem collectors and highly prized because of its great scarcity. It is Orthorhombic crystal system mineral […]

Natural Lotus Spinel from Sri Lanka

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Spinel is an amazing gemstone family with wide varieties in colours. This is orangy pink colour spinel known as lotus spinel as a trading name. It highly reacts under UV light because of the trace amount of chromium in the stone. Colour : Orangy Pink Type : Rough Treatment : Unheated Variety: Natural Orangy Pink […]

Interesting Gemstone Only for A Expert Gem Cutter

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Fibrolite is a very interesting gemstone among gemstone families. Specially, Some gem cutters hate to cut. If You cut a Fibrolite, You must be a expert gem cutter. It can be seen cleavages perfect. Because of it’s structure It can be broken easily while cutting process and should be carefully in cutting process. But, You […]

Topaz

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Topaz is a silicate mineral of aluminium and fluorine with the chemical formula Al₂SiO₄(F, OH)₂. Topaz is found colours such as colourless, blue, brown, orange, grey, yellow, green, pink and reddish-pink. Orangy-Pink and bright yellow to deep golden brown hue topaz are known as Imperial Topaz. Naturally occurring blue topaz is quite rare. Typically, colourless, […]

Hessonite Garnet

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Hessonite is a calcium aluminium silicate. It is an orangish-brown version of grossular garnet that is also known as ‘cinnamon stone‘ because of its colour. Hessonite garnet is astrological gem related to Rahu (Moon’s ascending node), which is mainly an elemental and instinctual entity. When badly positioned, this “shadow planet” is characterized by insatiable recognitions and desires together with sense […]

Citrine

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Citrine is a variety of huge gemstones family quartz whose colour ranges from a pale yellow to brown with chemical formula Silicon dioxide (SiO2). A trace amount of iron in citrine’s structure is responsible for its colour. Yellow to reddish-orange colour is rarely found naturally. Most good colour citrines in the market are heat-treated. Citrine […]

Ceylon Sapphire Fish Crystal

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I have already uploaded various shape of sapphire crystals on my website what I found from Sri Lanka and other countries. But, this is an amazing shape of crystal look like a “fish“. I found this stone from City of Gem Ratnapura, Sri Lanka. Do you know, sapphire family has various kind of heating sapphire […]

Scapolite Cats Eye

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Scapolite-cats-eye is a chatoyant variety of scapolite family. Cats Eye effect is caused by needle- or rod-like inclusions preferentially oriented parallel to the optical axis of the scapolite crystal. Mostly, That needles contain iron and sulfur as the main elements. The sharp chatoyant of scapolite has good demand in the market. Also, Scapolite cats eye […]

There is nothing that not obeys nature – Start meditation to ready for next age

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The first thing to remember is that there is nothing that not obeys nature. These days, we can see that the entire earth is changing. After the human gradually moves away from nature, nature is now recovering from the holidays that nature has granted human due to mankind’s misdeeds with industrialization. After Nature is re-energised, […]

Astrology and Gemstones

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Astrological science is one of the oldest subjects in the world. Spiritual sages of the past have provided knowledge to a modern generation in a scientific device or knowledge of other powers that humans simply cannot perceive. Today, we are going to talk about planetary waves and gemstone energies. We all know that Vitamin D […]