Amber Stone Facts
Amber is an organic Gemstone. Most of the Gemstones are Inorganic and very few are organic. Amber is amorphous and has no crystalline structure. But there are few gemstones which are Exceptions. Amber is the hardened & fossilized tree resin. It comes in Yellow, Brown, Red & Orange Colors. Amber is the lightest in weight among all the Gemstones. It is so light that amber can float in saturated salt solution. Its Hardness is 2.0 – 2.5 on Moh’s scale. Refractive index (RI) is 1.54 & Specific Gravity (SG) is 1.08.
Amber Stone Properties
- Crystal Structure: Amorphous
- Color: Yellow, Brown, Orange, Red
- Moh's Scale Hardness: 2 - 2.5
- Refractive Index: 1.539 - 1.545
- Specific Gravity: 1.05 - 1.09
- Transparency: Transparent to Opaque
- Luster: Resinous
- Fluorescence: Present
Benefits of Amber Stone
Amber is mostly cut as Cabochon & Beads. Amber is noted for its inclusions such as small animals, insects, leaves, gas bubbles & flow lines. Amber emits aromatic odor when burnt. Amber has been used as healing Agent in Folk medicine. Amber is believed to boost immune system. It Protects Gums and Teeth. It makes the person Energetic too. Amber is effective in treating diseases and disorders related to Throat, Ear, Eyes and Nose. It is highly beneficial for People who fall ill very frequently. Amber is used for its Healing properties and Enchanting Beauty.
Where to Buy Amber Gemstone?
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