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What You Need to know about Turquoise

Posted by Carla Grimaldi on

Turquoise is an opaque mineral with an intense blue to green color. It is considered as a rare stone, and it has achieved the grade of gem and ornamental stone. It is beautiful and it has been known to have a great importance in many cultures. Turquoise is nearly always cryptocrystalline and massive and assumes no definite external shape. Crystals, even at the microscopic scale, are exceedingly rare. Turquoise has a triclinic crystal system and has a hardness rate 5-6 mohs. Turquoise is a stone with legacy. It is perhaps one of the oldest stones used by mankind for various...

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