A member of the Chalcedony species, Carnelian is thought to have been named after
the color of the kornel cherry which it likens too. Orange to brownish-red with varieties having some translucency
to opaque qualities. Iron contained within the stone gives it this coloring, but heat can enhance it too. Color
within this stone is generally dispersed in cloudy patterns.
Found in Brazil, Uruguay and India.
Color: Orange to brownish-red
Mohs' Hardness Scale: NA
Transparency: Primarily opaque, with some transparency