Alexandrite June Birthstone 06

Compositions

SG: 3.5 - 3.8

Hardness: 8.5

Double Refraction: .009
Mineral Class: Chrysoberyl

Chemical Formula: BeAl2O4

Refractive Index: 1.744 - 1.755 

Crystal System: Orthorhombic

Transparency: Transparent to nearly opaque

Color: Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Pink, Purple, Gray, Multicolored
Cleavage: 1,1 ; 3,2. Often exhibits parting along twinned crystals. 


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Healing Power

Alexandrite meaning always connects with the heart chakra. Wearing an alexandrite necklaces gemstone will help in improving health, both physically and mentally.

Alexandrite also has meaning in some other chakra like in the “third eye” and “crown”. If placed on the chakras, it will allow more gentle connection with the spiritual guide of the user. It’s also creating a stronger connection between the spiritual and physical energy to universe.


History

Alexandrite was first founded in Russia; by a French mineral Scientologist named Nils Gustaf Nordenskiöld. Because it was founded at the same time as the Imperial Russia, this June birthstone meaning is regarded as the bringer or glory, its name even derived from the famous Tsar of the Imperial Russia, Tsar Alexander II.