The yellow sapphire gemstone is known as pukhraj stone is an aluminum oxide (Al 2 O3). Its specific gravity is 3.99 to 4.00 and refractive index range is 1.760-1.768 to 1.770-1.779. Its hardness on the Mohs scale is 9. It’s the next hardest mineral after diamond.
Chemical Composition of Yellow Sapphire Stone (Pukhraj)
Yellow Sapphire is made up of aluminum oxide.
Gemological Properties of Yellow sapphire –
Chemical Composition – AL2O3 (Aluminium Oxide).
Color – Any shade of yellow, from pale yellow
color to dark organic golden to greenish
Species – Corundum
Density – 4.00
Birefringence – 0.008
Healing Properties of Yellow sapphire
Planet – Jupiter
Cosmic Color – Light Yellow
Day – Thursday
Time – Sunset
Chakra – 2nd, Ajna
– “Om Bhrim Brihaspataye Namah” repeated 108 times at the time of wearing the Yellow Sapphire Gemstone Element.