Synthetic turquoise gemstone
A: Turquoise is found in only a few places on earth: dry and barren regions where acidic, copper-rich groundwater seeps downward and reacts with minerals that contain phosphorus and aluminum. The result of this sedimentary process is a porous, semitranslucent to opaque compound of hydrated copper and aluminum phosphate.
A: Synthetic turquoise is a ceramic, which composition is just the same as turquoise (but with no iron traces) and its mohs hardness is 6. Such a hard ceramic would not leave any streak on paper.
Porcelain hardness is 6 to 7 and natural tuquoise is 5 to 6 and its streak (on rough porcelain) is pale greenish-blue to white. And according to syntetic turquoise streak on rough porcelain is white.
Turquoise is the traditional birthstone for the month of December and the gem of the 11th anniversary.
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