Natural Indigo Spinel ( Blue Spinel) Spinel is the magnesium aluminium member of the larger spinel group of minerals with chemical formula MgAl₂O₄
This oxide mineral is Cubic crystal system with 7.5–8.0 hardness according to Mohs hardness scale. Spinels Specific Gravity is depending on the composition of chemicals such as Zn-rich spinel can be as high as 4.40, otherwise it averages from 3.58 to 3.61. Spinel has many colours such as red, pink, blue, lavender/violet, dark green, brown, black, colourless, gray.
Some red and pink spinels have fluorescence under UV Light. also, Some spinels have magnetism Weak to medium. Spinels are found in Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Myanmar, Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria.
Healing Properties of Spinels 👇
Spinel is known as stone of revitalisation. This MgAl2O4 mineral powers makes the gums and teeth stronger and is also beneficial for gums, skin, slimming the healthy and overweight body and cancer healing. Spinel promotes physical vitality, refills energy and eases exhaustion. Spinel is a very soothing stone, as it calms and relieves stress, anxiety, PTSD and depression. Also, Spinel is working with chakra balancing.
Black Spinel – Earth Star Chakra, Red or Pink – Spinel Base Chakra, Green Spinel – Heart chakra, Blue Spinel – Throat chakra, Purple Spinel – Crown chakra