A bright green precious stone consisting of a chromium-rich variety of beryl. Emerald is a precious gemstone and a variety of the mineral beryl colored green by trace amounts of chromium and sometimes vanadium. Beryl has a hardness of 7.5–8 on the Mohs scale. Most emeralds are highly included, so their toughness is classified as generally poor. Emerald is a cyclosilicate.
Emerald gemstone can be used for both astrological purpose and for jewelry purpose. For Astrological Purpose: Emerald gemstone is related to Planet mercury and is worn to reduce the effects of pain caused by bad position of Mercury in your horoscope. In Vedic astrology, Emerald gemstone has many benefits for people.