The name “coral” comes from Hebrew, goral, the name for the stones used to cast an oracle.
|Indian Name :||Moonga|
Formed from the skeletal remains of marine animals called coral polyps made up of calcium carbonate.
Coral is found on the African coasts, Australia, Japan, Mediterranean coasts, Malaysia, and the West Indies. Most coral types prefer warm temperatures and therefore are restricted to the warm waters of the world.
|Colors :||Coral is available in red, pink, black and white.|
Specific Gravity :
|2.60 – 2.70|
|Refractive Index :||1.49 – 1.66|
All coral has a vitreous luster when polished, but is sensitive to heat and acids and may fade with wear.
|Advantages :||It purifies the blood and enhances potency.|
|Aids in financial matters.|
|Works against nutritional deficiencies, depression and lethargy.|
|Excites nerve power, brilliancy and gladness.|
|Averts accidents, discord and warfare.|
|Prevents diseases of the blood, muscular system, bone marrow.|
Coral has been associated with the protection of children and parents gift corals to their children in various parts of the country.