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  • 1. Birthstones Gemologists: Mrs. Rippin’s Class
  • 2.
    • HARDNESS IS 6.5 – 7
    • STREAK IS WHITE
    • TRANSPARENT GEM
    • CAN BE USED AS ABRASIVES
    • FOR GRINDING AND POLISHING
    • GLASSY LUSTER
    • SEMI-PRECIOUS
    Birthstone-Garnet Birth Month-January Gemologist: Sharon
  • 3.
    • VALUE IS
    • SEMI-PRECIOUS
    • STREAK IS WHITE
    • LUSTER IS GLASSY
    • MADE FROM THE MINERAL QUARTZ
    • HARDNESS IS 7 ON MOHS SCALE
    Birthstone-Amethyst Birth Month- February Gemologist: Kendra
  • 4.
    • Glassy luster
    • White streak
    • 7.5-8 hardness out of 10 on the Mohs Scale
    • Beryl is the mineral
    • Formed from metamorphic rock
    Birthstone-Aquamarine Birth Month-March Gemologist: Jordan
  • 5.
    • Aquamarine comes from the mineral beryl
    • Transparent crystal
    • Aquamarine means water
    • Formed from metamorphic rock
    Birthstone -Aquamarine Birth Month- March GEMOLOGIST: Trevor
  • 6.
    • Precious Crystal
    • Gem
    • Graded by the 4 C’s
    • Color, Cut, Clarity and Carat (Weight)
    • Formed deep inside Earth’s Mantel
      • volcanic eruptions bring diamonds to the surface
    • Hardness of 10 on the Mohs scale
      • Hardest of all minerals
    Birthstone-Diamond Birth Month -April Gemologists: Mrs. Rippin, Mrs. Keohane, Nefi, and Jordan
  • 7.
    • Mineral = beryl
    • White streak
    • Transparent
    • Luster is vitreous or glassy
    • Crystal gem
    • Hardness 7½- 9 on the
    • Mohs Scale
    • Blue tints are most valuable
    • Rare, deep green Emeralds may be more expensive than a diamond
    • Insert Map of where your Gem is found.
    Birthstone Emerald Birth Month May Gemologist: Ryan
  • 8.
    • ONLY ORGANIC BIRTHSTONE, FORMED FROM A LIVING THING
    • OYSTERS CREATE PEARLS
    • PEARLS BEGIN WITH A GRAIN OF SAND
    • OYSTERS LAYER THE SAND WITH NACRE FORMING A PEARL
    BIRTHSTONE PEARL BIRTH MONTH JUNE Gemologist: Alexis
  • 9.
    • HARDNESS IS 9 OUT OF 10 ON THE MOHS SCALE
    • SECOND HARDEST MINERAL
    • MADE OF THE RED VARIETY OF CORUNDUM
    • PRECIOUS
    Birthstone- Ruby Birth Month- July Gemologists: Kendra, Lizzy and Hannah
  • 10.
    • Comes from the mineral olivine
    • Semi-precious
    • Hardness is 6.5 - 7
    • out of 10 on the Mohs
    • Scale
    • Transparent
    Birthstone-Peridot Birth Month-August Gemologist : Neerali
  • 11.
    • Mineral = Olivine
    • Hardness is 6.5-7 on the Mohs Scale
    • Luster is glassy
    • Transparent
    • Abundant and affordable
    • Best quality found in Egypt
    Birthstone: Peridot Birth Month: August Gemologist: Nefi
  • 12.
    • Mineral = Olivine
    • Hardness 6.5-7
    • Luster is Shiny and Glassy
    • Streak is colorless
    • Transparent
    • Semi precious
    • Nicknamed the evening emerald
    • August has two birthstones Peridot and Sardonxy
    Birthstone Peridot Birth Month August Gemologist: Jenny
  • 13.
    • HARDNESS OF 9 OUT OF 10 ON THE MOHS SCALE
    • MADE FROM CORUNDUM
    • TRANSPARENT
    • WHITE STREAK
    • BLUE
    Birthstone-Sapphire Birth Month-September Gemologist: Amelia
  • 14.
    • STREAK IS WHITE
    • TRANSPARENT GEM
    • HARDNESS 9 OUT OF 10 ON THE MOHS SCALE
    • MADE FROM THE MINERAL CORUNDUM
    • MOST VALUABLE SAPPHIRE IS BLUE TINTED
    • PRECIOUS
    • LUSTER IS VITRIOUS OR GLASSY
    Birthstone-Sapphire Birth Month-September Gemologist: Hannah
  • 15.
    • STREAK IS WHITE
    • TRANSPARENT GEM
    • HARDNESS ON THE MOHS SCALE 9 OUT OF 10
    • MINEARAL =CORUNDUM
    • VITREOUS OR GLASSY LUSTER
    • MOST VALUABLE SAPPHIRES ARE BLUE
    • PRECIOUS
    • Insert Map of where your Gem is found.
    Birthstone- Sapphire Birth Month-September Gemologist: Lizzy
  • 16.
    • Mineral type is Corundum
    • Formed from metamorphic and igneous rock
    • Adamantine or vitreous luster (glassy)
    • 9 out of 10 on Mohs scale of hardness
    • Sapphires have aluminum oxide in them
    Birthstone-Sapphire Birth Month-September Gemologist: Sean
  • 17.
    • Has flashes of rainbow colors
    • Beautiful, rare but not
    • hard
    • Hardness of 5.5-6 out of on the Mohs Scale
    • Luster is pearly to vitreous ( glassy and shiny)
    Birthstone-Opal Birth Month- October Gemologist: Elena
  • 18.
    • Glassy luster
    • Transparent gem
    • Hardness of 8
    • Streak is white
    • Occurs in igneous rock
    Birthstone-Topaz Birth Month-November Gemologists: Sharon and Jenny
  • 19.
    • 5-6 out of 10 on the Mohs Scale of Hardness
    • Formed from copper, aluminum rich igneous rock
    • Pale green or white streak
    • Most valuable opaque stone
    • Dull and waxy luster
    Birthstone- Turquoise Birth Month- December Gemologist: Gladys
  • 20. The End

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