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Spinel

Spinel

Physical Properties

Spinel occurs in granites and metamorphic rocks and is often found in association with corundum. Beautiful octahedron crystals and water worn pebbles are found in the alluvial gem gravels of Burma, Sri Lanka and Madagascar. Other localities include Pakistan, Afghanistan, Brazil, Australia, Sweden, Italy, Turkey, the former USSR and the USA. Spinel occurs in many colours, red spinel being the most popular and much prized in the East. There is a rare blue spinel coloured by cobalt and a rare colour change spinel that changes from purple to lilac blue in different light conditions. Rare star stones with four and six rayed stars may also be found.
Chemical composition: Magnesium Aluminium Oxide
Crystal structure: Cubic
Hardness: 8

Metaphysical Properties and Crystal Healing

Spinel calms and alleviates stress and depression, helps mental rejuvenation. Most commonly used to aid in detox (together with fasting, enemas, and alcohol / chemical detox of blood and organs, including skin). Red: Also for strength, activates movement of kundalini.

In Astrology

Red Spinel is assaciated with the zodiac sign Aries and with the Sun. Yellow Spinel is associated with the star sign Virgo. Green Spinel is linked to the Moon.

7 Chakras

Differs according to colour.






Spinel Crystal

Spinel Crystal

Spinel Octahedra Crystal Magnesium Aluminium Oxide Colour: Red to Purple Location: Myanmar Dimensions: Approx 1 x 1 cm We will choose one for you.

£4.50

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