Formation of Coral- Coral stones are formed by a living organism from calcium carbonate in the bottom of sea. Coral polyps create a skeleton like structure in the bottom of sea. When these coral polyps die then calcium carbonate skeleton remains, which is used to give shape of this gemstone.
Scientific name- Calcium Carbonate
Luster- Vitreous, Waxy
Hardness- 3.0 – 4.0 (Moh scale)
Specific gravity- 2.6 – 2.7
Refractive index- 1.48 – 1.65
Crystal system- Amorphous
Color- Red, Saffron, Orange, Black, White, Pink and Grey
Best origin- Deep Red Coral gemstone is a rare type of gemstones and it is most desirable too. It is found in Red Sea, The coast of Australia, Sea of Italy, The Canary Island, The Taiwan Coast, The Midway Island, Malaysian Island.
Shape- A Coral’s cut determines its value as well as it’s overall beauty and appeal. The shapes of Coral are Triangular, Round Cut, Oval Shape, Square Cut, Rectangular Cut, Pear Shape, Cushion Shape etc.
Planet- It represents for the planet Mars.
Zodiac sign- The Coral gemstone is considered to be the birthstone for all those, who are born on 9th, 18th, and 27th of any month. Before wearing Coral, you should consult first and then wear. For Free consultation you can also call us on 09810800550.
Value of Coral- Cost of natural Coral (Moonga ) varies depending on their color, clarity, size, and overall quality. It may vary from ₹ 500/- per carat to ₹ 2,000/- per Carat as per its quality.
What is Coral?
The Coral stone is also known as Moonga stone, it is a mineral and very valuable gemstone, which is found in red colour. It represents planet Mars.
What is Coral made of?
It is made of Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3).
Where does Coral come from?
It is found in Red Sea, The coast of Australia, Italy, The Canary Island, The Taiwan Coast, The Midway Island, Malaysian Island.
Why Coral should be worn?
Astrologer recommends Coral to be worn for removing fear, nervousness, success and growth in businesses, jobs, social status, authority and self-confidence.
How to wear Coral?
This gemstone is suggested to wear during the Shukla Paksha. Before wearing Coral, it should be kept into a bowl having 1 spoon of Curd, Honey, Gangajal, Tulsi leaves and Ghee for 10 minutes. This will activate and cleanse your Coral and remove all its negativity. After praying to God, take the ring out of this mixture and wash it with pure Gangajal. Recite the Mantra ‘Om Mangalay Namah’ “ॐ मंगलाय नम:” 108 times. After this wear the ring in your ring finger of your working hand.
Minimum 6 carat
Deep Red shade
Gold is highly recommended
Ring finger of working hand
Day & Time
Tuesday after Sunshine
Mantra and chanting times
Om Mangalay Namah’ “ॐ मंगलाय नमः | (108 Times)
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What is the minimum weight required?
The ideal weight of the Coral stone should be 6 carats.
How much does a Coral cost?
On an Average, 5+ carat Coral (Moonga) is being sold regularly in Rs. 3-8000/- full pc. But It starts from 500/- per carat and medium range starts from 2000/-.
Which is the Similar gem-stone of Coral?
Best substitutes for Coral Stone are Carnelian, and Ivory.
How can I buy original Coral gemstone?
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What is the Mode of Payment?
Both online and off-line modes of payments are also acceptable. For more info visit us- www.gemmines.in or call us on 09810800550
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