Turquoise (Firoza) gemstone

Besides original gemstones, some substitutes are also available in gemstone world. The substitute gemstones are less precious than the main and famous gemstones. The substitute gemstones are found as natural and artificial both. The substitute gemstones are found with mixture of many ore; hence sometimes it gives effect of one or two planet also.

Turquoise (Firoza) gemstone is substitute of the Blue sapphire (Neelam) gemstone. It is found in Iran, Tibet, America, Afghanistan, Australia, Israel and Tanzania.

Physical characteristics of Turquoise (Firoza)

Color- Sky Blue, Bluish green

Hardness- 5 to 6

Specific Gravity- 2.60 to 2.80

Refractive Index- 1.61 to 1.65

Chemical composition- Copper Aluminum Phosphate

Who can wear a Turquoise (Firoza) ring or pendant?

The Turquoise (Firoza) ring or pendant can be worn by the person who can wear a Blue sapphire (Neelam) ring. The details are provided in the link Blue sapphire (Neelam) gemstone

Side effects of Turquoise

Side effects of the Turquoise is same as Blue sapphire (Neelam) gemstone The details are provided in the link Side effects of Blue sapphire (Neelam)

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