Blue Topaz Research Paper

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"The blue topaz has remained one of the most popular gemstones in the United States because of its vibrant blue color" (Branstrator). The blue topaz is the birthstone of those who were born in December. The blue topaz has also been a part of history, dating back to the Egyptians (Topaz History). The blue topaz is one of the most unique, fashionable, historical, and incredible gemstones on planet earth. The Blue topaz is found in the enormous crystals in pegmatite dikes (Topaz). Pegmatite dikes comprise extremely coarse crystalline granitic rocks (Dike ( Geology )). It can also be found in rhyolite, gneisses, and schists which are very acidic (Topaz)." Topaz crystallizes from fluorine-rich vapor in the final stages of solidification of igneous rock" (Topaz). Topaz …show more content…
The prices vary from $7.25 - $26.91 between the irradiated and non-irradiated uncut gems (Gemval). When blue gems are cut and are added to necklaces, rings, or earrings (usually associated with diamonds) their prices vary from $100 - $7,000 (Google Shop). The prices determine how big the gem is, what shade of blue it is, and how lustrous it is. The blue topaz has remained at an affordable price considering all the different hues of blue (Branstrator). In spiritualism, some believe the blue topaz is a healing stone. People believe that the blue topaz can help people with public speaking and expressing yourself more meaningfully (Healing crystals for you). Some also believe that it can help with choosing a line of employment and making better decisions to your life path (Healing crystals for you). Being called "the writers stone", this stone can help with writers block and better express yourself through words and creativity (Healing crystals for you). Those who are Psychic are encouraged to use this stone in their practice because the stone gives off an energy that can aid psychic gifts and help better understand the spirit (Healing crystals for

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