Garnet

Garnet

Garnet is an aluminum silicate mineral with a chemical formula

X
3
Z
2
(SiO
4
)
3
X = Ca, Fe, etc.
Z = Al, Cr, etc.

Garnet has six different variations; pyrope, almandine, spessartine, grossular, andradite, uvarovite

Garnets have a isometric crystal structure

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Garnet

Lustre: Vitreous
Diaphaneity (Transparency): Translucent
Colour: Red, purple, brown, brownish black, colorless, white, yellow, pink, green, black
Streak: Colorless
Hardness (Mohs): 6.5-7.5
Tenacity: Brittle
Cleavage: None
Parting: Sometimes distinct in six directions
Fracture: Conchoidal
Density (measured): 3.56-4.32 g/cm3

* Physical properties of Garnet was provided by mindat.org *

 

Energetic Properties of Grossular Garnet

Key Words: Prosperity, Health
Chakras: Solar Plexus (3rd chakra), Heart (4th chakra)
Physical: Supports vibrant, abundant health; recovery after illness
Emotional: Helps one overcome financial anxiety and/or scarcity consciousness
Spiritual: Facilitates manifestation of prosperity, zest for living

 

 

 

 

Energetic Properties of Spessartine Garnet

Key Words: Creativity, sexuality, attraction
Chakras: Root (1st chakra), sexual/creative (2nd chakra), solar plexus (3rd chakra)
Physical: Supports fertility and sexual reproduction, endocrine system
Emotional: Encourages optimism, confidence, daring and action
Spiritual: Enhances manifestation, creativity, charisma

 

 

 

 

Energetic Properties of Rhodolite Garnet

Key Words: Emotional healing, self-worth, walking the spiritual path
Chakras: Root (1st chakra), Heart (4th chakra), Crown (7th chakra)
Physical: Supports healing of physical issues rooted in emotional wounds
Emotional: Soothes and heals the emotional body
Spiritual: Facilitates linking with one's guides and angels, attuning to the heart

 

 

 

 

Energetic Properties of Almandine Garnet

Key Words: Strength, security
Chakras: Root (1st chakra)
Physical: Supports reproductive organs, aids recuperation from injury
Emotional: Dispels negativity, worry and panic; helps one adhere to truth
Spiritual: Provides grounding and protection, arouses kundalini energies

 

 

 

 

Energetic Properties of Black Andradite Garnet

Key Words: Grounding, protection, knowledge, creative power
Chakras: Root (1st chakra), Earthstar (Below the feet)
Physical: Protects the body from invasion by negative forces
Emotional: Aids in empowering the self, enhances confidence
Spiritual: Helps one access elemental energies, "magical" powers, lost knowledge

 

 

 

 

Energetic Properties of Uvarovite Garnet

Key Words: Overcoming poverty consciousness, manifesting abundance
Chakras: Heart (4th chakra), Solar Pleaxus (3rd chakra)
Physical: Benefits vitality, replenishment of soft tissues, hydration
Emotional: Supports knowing one has all one needs; inner peace, contentment
Spiritual: Facilitates attuning to the infinite flow of Universal abundance

 

 

 

 

*Energetic Properties of Garnet was provided by book of stones *