|Color||Blue, purple, pink, colourless|
|Crystal Habit||Bipyramids |
|Hardness||6 - 6.5 Mohs scale|
|Specific gravity||3.61 - 3.68 |
|Refractive index||1.757 - 1.804|
Benitoite is considered to be a very
rare blue stone. It was named on the basis of the place where it is being found
first. In the San Benito River of California it was first discovered in 1906.
From then onward's it was named as such. In 1985 it was first adopted as the
California state gemstone. This stone is popularly known as the ditrigonal
-dipyramidal crystal. Its sapphire blue colour is very rare in the market. To
identify this gemstone the colour in which they are available in the market are
blue, rarely pink, and sometimes colourless. There are certain spiritual,
psychological, and health benefits associated with this gemstone.
Health benefits of Benitoite:-
This gemstone has some excellent
healing properties associated with it. It has that capacity in itself that by
aligning crown chakra, throat, and third eye it can revitalize the brain. It
brings a sense of joy and happiness by calming the mind from stress and
tension. So, that an individual can enjoy the happiness of life. It expands the
consciousness of mind and can enhance the clarity of thought process. Majority
of the well known astrologers of the world recommend wearing this stone for
leading a healthy and prosperous life.
Benitoite is an excellent gemstone. As it has
the capacity to align the two hemispheres of the brain which helps to improves
the communication skills of an individual. It pushes an individual to take bold
and right decision at the right time. It clears away all the doubts of mind and
provides clarity in the thinking process. It removes all sorts of hindrances
from an individual's life. Thus helps to create a positive environment around
the person who is wearing it.
So choosing this gemstone can make a
big change for your future prospects and endeavour .This stone is very useful
to those people who possess the zodiac sign of Virgo.