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Gemstone Guide: Aquamarine

Source: Brazil, Pakistan, U.S.A, Uruguay and Zambia

Mineral: Beryl

Hardness: 7.5-8

Colour: Greenish blue

Clarity: The best quality are eye-clean, transparent gems. Some carry inclusions of long, hollow rods which is a trademark of Beryl. 

Treatments: They can be heat treated to remove some of the green colour and leave an all blue Aquamarine.

Care and Cleaning: Cleaning by ultrasonic and steam is mostly safe unless they include fractures.

Birthstone: March

Stone Properties: Hope, health and fidelity.


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