|Pink Tourmaline Gemstone information
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Tourmaline is a birthstone for the month of October and the gemstone representing the 8th wedding anniversary. It was once believed that it protects the wearer against bad decisions, many dangers, and misfortune. It is also known to attract friends and lovers. Pink tourmaline promotes female balance and protection, as green tourmaline promotes the same among males.
ENHANCEMENT CODE E
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Refractive Index 1.624-1.644
Hardness = 7-7.5 (Moh's Scale)
Specific Gravity =3.06
Species - Tourmaline.
Optic Character - Double Refraction.
Phenomena - Chatoyancy,
color change (rare).
WARNINGS FOR CARE
Heat: Fair-poor; may cause color change.
Chemicals that harm: none
Crystal system: Hexagon, Trigonal, striated.
Brazil, Afghanistan, Myanmar, India, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Pakistan, Sri
Lanka, Tanzania, US
|November||Topaz or Citrine|
|December||Blue Topaz or Zircon|
|Common Cut Examples.|