Tests for Identification of a Real Coral or Moonga:
• If real Coral or moonga is placed in glass of cow's milk, the color of the milk will appear pink or take on a red tinge. Imitation coral will not affect the whiteness of milk.
• If a coral is dropped in blood, blood will thicken around it.
• A true coral or moonga changes color according to the physical well-being of the wearer. It fades before the disorder in physical health is noticeable and resumes its original color when physical health is restored.
Properties of Red Coral Gem or Moonga
Indian Name: Moonga
Other Names: Arciscuro, Rosso Scuro, Rosso, Munga, Bhauma-ratna, Gem of Mars, Vidruma, Abdhijantu, Being of the ocean.