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JACINTH

Overview:

The orange variety of zircon is called Jacinth. Jacinth is a semi-precious stone that is also known as hyacinth. It is a lustrous orange-yellow, orange-red, or yellow-brown type of zircon.

Usage:

Jacinth helps in the treatment of insomnia. Promotes spiritual

sight and understanding. It is

a traveler's amulet, and can keep you from getting sick when

worn on an extended journey. It may also help you in obtaining

favors on plane flights or in hotels.

Physical Properties:

Jacinth

Jacinth Birthstone

Color
orange, yellow, red, brown
Hardness
7.5
Specific Gravity
4.65
Refractive index
1.745 - 1.759

Legend:

The Breastplate of Aaron is believed to be the basis for

the origin of birthstones and Jacinth is referenced in

several of the ancient birthstone charts.

Occurrence:

Jacinth occurs in Australia, India, Brazil, and Florida.The

orange variety of zircon is called Jacinth. Jacinth is a

semi-precious stone that is also known as hyacinth.