Garnet - Spessartine Crystals Meanings and Properties

Garnet - Spessartine Crystals Meanings and Properties

Garnet - Spessartine Crystals Meanings and Properties

Spessartine also influences the ventricles of the brain, improving flow of cerebrospinal fluid. It can be useful in balancing male/female energy, and aids development of psychic gifts, including clairaudience and mediumship. It Influences pericardium (heart constrictor) and large intenstine meridians in Chinese medicine.

Alternative Names: Mandarin Garnet

Mineral Information

Origin: Worldwide, notably China

Mineral Species: Spessartine

Mineral Group: Silicates

Chemical Formula: Mn3Al2(SiO4)3 (Manganese aluminium silicate)

Hardness: 6.5-7

Crystal System: Cubic (Isometric)

Colour: Red, reddish orange, yellowish brown, reddish brown, or brown

Typical Appearance: Usually dodecahedral or trapezoidal crystals, or a combination of the two.

Esoteric Information

Birthstone: Aquarius

Chakra Alignment: Heart, Sacral and Earth Chakras, connection with Throat

Element: Earth


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