Turquoise

Chemical Formula: CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8*4H2O)
Turquoise is the traditional birthstone of December.

Description

Turquoise is a phosphate mineral that forms from the dissolving and alteration of other minerals in copper deposits. It was one of the first gemstones to be mined; beads dating back to about 5000 BC have been discovered in Iraq. Turquoise has been a sacred stone used for embellishment in Native American culture and many ancient cultures including, Egypt, China, and South America.

Metaphysical Properties

Turquoise is one of the most powerful throat healing stones. It amplifies communication, social, and business skills while also helping the throat physically. Carry Turquoise with you to be more bold and confident when speaking.