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BIXBITE(RED BERYL)

Overview:Bixbite is a specific kind of emerald stone known as beryl which is also known as red beryl, red emerald or scarlet emerald. It is mainly found along the Wah Wah ranges and Thomas range on the mid-western side of Utah, Mexico. It is also found in Patagonia, Girona, Spain, India, and South Africa. It owes its name to Maynard Bixby, who was a mineral collector in Utah.It is widely believed that this particular beryl adds to the energy level and creativity of a person and also makes a person more alert, and brings about greater understanding and rapport with regard to important relationships. It is also said to be good for the heart and lungs and cures indigestion problems. So, all of you there, bring a great difference in your lives with the help of the charismatic effects of bixbite.

Topaz stones which have rhyolites are generally rich with bixbite. Some of the minerals with which bixbite is found are Bixbyite, Quartz, Orthoclase, Topaz, Hematite, and Pseudobrookite. Bixbite basically occurs in volcanic rocks with rich silica deposits.

Bixbite or red beryl occurs in a type of silica-rich volcanic rocks known as 'topaz bearing rhyolites'. It crystallizes under conditions of low pressure and high temperature. This stone has a hexagonal crystal system and have a hardness rating of 7.5 to 8. The red color of this stone is thought to be as a result of the manganese and cesium content. The astrological signs associated with Red Beryl are Taurus and Aries

Physical Properties:

Bixbite(Red Beryl)

Bixbite(Red Beryl)

Crystal System
Hexagonal
Chemistry
Complex
Hardness
7.5-8
Source
USA, Brazil, China, Ireland, Switzerland, Australia, Czech Republic, France, Norway
Chakra
Base, sacral
Number
8

Sign of Bixbite:Aries
Element:Water

Usage: Creative energy, heart, lungs, liver, stomach, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, parathyroid, thyroid, respiratory tract, courage, stress, over-analysis, elimination, pulmonary and circulatory systems, sedation, resistance to toxins and pollutants, liver, heart, spine, concussion, throat infections. If you have any of these problems then this gemstone might be beneficial to you.

Legend: Creative energy, heart, lungs, liver, stomach, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, parathyroid, thyroid, respiratory tract, courage, stress, over-analysis, elimination, pulmonary and circulatory systems, sedation, resistance to toxins and pollutants, liver, heart, spine, concussion, throat infections. If you have any of these problems then this gemstone might be beneficial to you.

Occurrence: Bixbite has only been found in the United States and possibly one location in Mexico..