Colors: Turquoise can be found in blue green through various shades of green including apple green to greenish and yellowish gray.
December Birthstone Zodiac Sign is Sagittarius (The sign of the Archer) and relate to those born between November 23 - December 21.
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Some of the properties associated with turquoise are:
- good fortune
Metaphysical properties for turquoise:
- open communication
- protection against all diseases
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Location: Turquoise is found in United States, Africa, Australia, Iran, Siberia, and Europe.
Turquoise is a blue to gray green mineral consisting of copper aluminum phosphate. Turquoise is the only gemstone belonging to the phosphates family. It is a hydrous phosphate of aluminum with a small percentage of copper which gives it the blue coloring. When associated with iron the color tends to be greenish. Blue turquoise is valued as a gemstone.
Other gems associated with December are Topaz, Beryl, Blue Topaz, Blue Zircon, Ruby, Lapis Lazuli and Citrine.