Citrine – Stone Meaning and Properties

Citrine – a mineral, semi-precious stone,  is a  kind of transparent quartz.  Exactly the similarity with citrus stone contributed to its present name, from the Latin. “citrus” – lemon-yellow.  Until the 18th century, citrine crystal was called “Spanish topaz” due to the similarity with this gemstone.  Real citrine is quite

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Chrysoberyl Attracts Success in Business

The Greek word “chrysoberyl” means “golden”.  This amazingly beautiful and quite rare gemstone became known more than 4 thousand years ago. By the way, alexandrite admired by many people is just a widespread and popular version of chrysoberyl. Its origin and deposits Origin Nowadays there’re several versions of how chrysoberyl was

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Apatite, Aragonite, Belomorite, Benitoite, Buranit Stones: Description and Properties

Apatite  The unusual mineral has an amazing property “masked” by other precious and semi-precious gems. Rather, it is due to this property, it got its name apatite, which is translated from the Greek as “deceiving”. Although not quite a pleasant name, the stone is considered to be very useful in

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Alpanite, Ametrine, Ammonite Stones: Medicinal and Magic Properties

Alpanite Synthetic silicate alpanite (alpinite) – is an inexpensive jewelry glass, by which budgetary enough but beautiful jewelries are created. It is widely used as the name alpanite and consonant term alpinite. The physical properties of the synthetic mineral make it easy to handle the mineral and use it to

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