Grossular Garnet exemplifies hope, empowerment, and all things nurturing from Mother Earth. In shades as varied as a magnificent sunrise, to the lush and verdant greens of growth and renewal, it is a stone of prosperity and abundance; encouraging gratitude and service to others. As a potent prosperity stone, Grossular Garnet is healing of all limitations on the physical level, in health or wealth.
As a stone of strength, Grossular Garnet will benefit new business ventures, promoting growth and warm client contact. It strengthens stability in lawsuits and challenges, transforming lower forms of response and reaction to loving forms of reply. Grossular Garnet enhances relaxation and going with the flow, and inspires service and cooperation. It also injects some romance and fun into an over-practical life, boosting passion and energy in a love weighed down by worry. Grossular Garnet physical healing properties include aiding in recovery of illness or trauma by regenerating new cell growth and stimulating the blood.
It also detoxifies and alleviates inflammations throughout the body and boosts the immune and respiratory system. Grossular Garnet is an excellent crystal to soothe and reduce emotional extremes, encouraging social growth and service to community.
| PHYSICAL PROPERTIES|
Color: Brown, orange, red, yellow, green, white, colorless.
Transparency: Transparent to Translucent.
Crystal System: Isometric.
Crystal Habits: Dodecahedra or trapezohedra, granular, compact, massive.
Fracture: Irregular/Uneven, Sub-Conchoidal.
Hardness: 6.5 - 7
Specific Gravity: 3.5
Associated Minerals: Feldspar, Mica, Staurolite, Quartz.
Other Characteristics: Singly refractive.
Best Field Indicators: Crystal habit, color, density and hardness.