Named from the Latin grossularia (gooseberry) for its gooseberry green colour; crystals can also be white, colourless, cream, pink, orange, red, honey, brown or black; when it is reddish brown it is called Hessonite; when emerald green it is marketed as Tsavorite or Tsavolite; massive green is marketed as Transvaal Jade
Chemical Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3 – calcium aluminium silicate
Aligns with the Root and Heart Chakras
In addition to the general properties of Garnet, Grossularite aids calm acceptance and being in the Tao. It is a good stone to use during life’s challenges.