Sapphire Crystals Meanings and Properties

Sapphire Crystals Meanings and Properties

 

Alternative Names: Blue Corundum

Mineral Information

Origin: Notably India

Mineral Species: Corundum

Mineral Group: Oxides

Chemical Formula: Al2O3

Hardness: 9

Crystal System: Trigonal

Colour: Pale to dark blue, normally opaque; gem-grade crystals translucent; also occurs in clear, pink, yellow, grey, golden-brown and violet

Typical Appearance: Usually as elongated hexagonal crystals within a mica schist, typically Fuchsite.

Esoteric Information

Birthstone: Aquarius, Virgo & Libra

Chakra Alignment: Throat, Third Eye and Crown (other alignments according to colour variation)

Element: Air


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