Hardness: 6 to 7 Locations: Brazil, Russia, India, Australia, Madagascar, South Africa, Uruguay, USA, UK, Cz. Rep., Slovakia, Peru, Iceland, Romania
Astrological sign of:Taurus, Cancer and Leo
Carnelian stimulates inquisitiveness, initiative & courage. It can be used to dispel apathy, indolence and passivity. It protects against envy, fear, rage, and helps banish sorrow. Carnelian can assist one in pursuits related to theatrical events. Carnelian can help increase physical energy, personal power, creativity and compassion. Carnelian has the ability to cleanse other stones. It is a stone of abundance and motivates for success in business and other matters.