A silicon deposit of the mineral 'Chalcedony', Carnelian gemstone is considered Semi Precious Gemstone Tiles and is recognizable for its dark brown-red color due to the presence of iron oxide within its composition. The stone is traced back as a birth stone meant for the zodiac signs Leo and Virgo. The stone predominates from the 'Quartz' family and originally was called 'cornelian' due to its cherry red color which was analogous to the fruit 'cornel cherry'.
Geological History of the Carnelian Gemstone: Back in the late centuries, this stone was unearthed in the Bronze Age, so early that the time dates back till the 1800 BC. The main extracts come from Australia in Garie Beach Queensland, Austria, Botswana, China and Brazil already holds repute for famous gemstone excavations. Even in India you can find carnelian dredges as well as traces in Africa, Russia is found to abound in major deposits.
Properties of the Carnelian Gemstone:
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