Yellow Sapphire/ Golden Topaz (Pukhraj / sunhela) is the stone of planet Jupitar (Brihaspati). Jupitar Known as the Great Benefic, Jupiter represents wisdom, religion, expansion in general, and wealth. Individuals with strong Jupiters will tend to adhere to organized religions, usually the same ones as their parents. Strong Jupiters also tend to be well-educated people who are well-to-do.
The wearer of yellow sapphire / Golden Topaz gets the knowledge of law, ethics, wit, wisdom, pleasure of getting issues, worldly happiness, Para physical bliss, physical power, cleverness, long life, good health, food grains, prosperity, glory and mental peace. It is the most beneficial to the authors, writers, barristers, traders and businessman.
Citrine Sunela or Golden Topaz: It is semi-stone (up-ratna) of Brihaspati, the wearer is protected from fear while asleep. It is a light golden yellow or reddish yellow variety of crystalline quartz. It is a transparent stone & may be mistaken for Yellow Sapphire due to its close resemblance in appearance. It can be easily distinguished from Topaz on account of its softness & lighter density. Topaz hardness on Moh's scale is 8, refractive index is between 1,619-1,627 ±0,01 and specific gravity is 3.53 ±0.04.Yellow sapphire-Pukhraj hardness on Moh's scale is 9, refractive index is between 1.762-1.770 +0.008 and specific gravity is 4 ±0.05 .
|General Characterstics of Golden Topaz (Sunehla)|
|Cosmic Color||Golden, Yellow|
|Mohs scale hardness||8|
|Refractive index||1.606-1.629, 1.609-1.631, 1.616-1.638|