Kornerupine is a rare boro-silicate mineral with the formula (Mg, Fe²⁺)₄(Al, Fe³⁺)₆(SiO₄, BO₄)₅(O, OH)₂. It has a specific gravity of 3.3 to 3.34 and Colours such as Colorless, white, grey, greenish, bluish, brown, black. Some Stones show strong Pleochroism such as colorless to green, colorless, pale brownish yellow, pale yellowish green, pale brownish green and green.
The stone was named for the outstanding Danish mineralogist Andreas Kornerup.
It crystallizes in the orthorhombic crystal structure with 6 – 7 hardness according to Mohs hardness scale.
Also, This Biaxial (-) gemstone is found as Transparent to translucent and opaque. Deposits are found in Burma (Myanmar), Canada (Quebec), Kenya, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, and South Africa.
Kornerupine also has cats eye effect and Star Effect. but, Star Effect kornarupines are very rare. Star kornerupine also has been found Myanmar. In Sri lanka is mostly found yellowish brown/brown/greenish Colours of kornerupine.
Healing Properties of kornerupine 👇
This Borosilicate mineral also will useful to keep your mind peacefull. Used to stabilize and calm the emotions. It calms your inner self and imparts you mental relaxation and releases all your worries. also, Enhances teaching ability, eloquence, communication and clarity.
Weight : 4.05Cts
Clarity : SI
Origin : Sri Lanka 🇱🇰
Type : Rough
Colour : Yellowish Green