. Turquoise is a sky-blue or green translucent to opaque basic aluminium phosphate that contains copper.
. It is a stone of protection, strong and opaque, yet soothing to the touch, healing to the eye, as if carved from an azure heaven and slipped to earth.
Gemstone Physical Composition: Turquoise is an opaque, blue to green mineral that is a hydrous phosphate of copper and aluminium that often contains iron. It is commonly found in microcrystalline, massive form, usually as encrustations, in veins, or as nodules. It occurs naturally in shades ranging from sky blue to grey green, usually in locations where copper is hidden in the soil in high concentrations. The blue colour is caused by copper, while the green colour is caused by iron or chromium.
Gemstone Physical Characteristics: Because its colour varies depending on the surrounding soil make-up, many turquoise references include the name of the country, state or mine where they were found. It is opaque to semi- translucent, light and very fragile.
|Chemical Formula:||CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8•4H2O Copper containing basic aluminium phosphate|
|Crystal Structure:||Triclinic (seldom); botryoidal aggregates|
|Color:||Sky-blue, blue-green, apple-green|
|Hardness :||5 to 6 on the Mohs scale|
|Refractive Index:||1.610 to 1.650|
|Density:||2.31 to 2.84|
|Double Refraction / Birefringence:||0.040|
|Fluorescence:||Weak; green-yellow, light-blue|
. Turquoise was used to heal sore throats and headaches and was said to lose its color in the presence of illness.
. Turquoise aids in the absorption of nutrients, enhances the immune system, stimulates the regeneration of tissue, and heals the whole body.
. A pain reliever and anti-inflammatory, it may aid cramps, arthritis, and similar dis-eases.
. People suffering from asthma, depression, high blood pressure, infections, dental problems, radiations, poison or toxins can help overcome the impact of these diseases.
. Turquoise promotes self-realisation and assists creative problem solving. It is a symbol of friendship, and stimulates romantic love.
. Blueish-green, greenish-blue, green, (with a matrix of brown or golden).
Turquoise Vedic Astrology :
Birthstone: December (New possibilities, happiness).
Marriage: 5th and 11th Years.
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
. Chakra correspondences:Throat, third eye
. Physiological correspondences:Throat, eyes, tissue, cells, immune system, energy meridians, assimilation of nutrients, pain relief
. Vibration: High
. Australia, China, Chile, Iran, Mexico, Sinai, and the United States.
Turquoise Gemstone Price :
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. A turquoise given by a loving hand carries with it happiness and good fortune.
. It is a stone that would help nurture love and care between two individuals.
. Turquoise prevents animals from straying or being stolen, and makes horses sure-footed and obedient to their riders.
. It also helps overcome, tiredness, problems with low energy and panic attacks.
. Turquoise promotes leadership, assists relocation or regular travel associated with career, and helps avoid unwise investments.