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June Birthstones – Moonstone, Alexandrite

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previous month zodiac signs next month Moonstone has for long been accepted as the June birthstone. In the modern list, it shares this duty with Pearl and Alexandrite. Moonstone, a variety of feldspar, exhibits an optical phenomenon called adularescence due…

June Birthstone – Pearl

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previous month zodiac signs next month Pearl fact file Crystal Structure: orthorhombic Chemical Composition: Aragonite ( calcium carbonate ) platelets held together by conchiolin Hardness: 2.4 – 4.5 MOHs Refractive Index: 1.53-1.69 Colors: white with pink tones, tan, yellow, brown,…