The Turquoise or Firoza stone is also known as Firoza stone, it is an opaque blue to greenish Phosphate mineral. It can be used to strengthen the planet Jupiter. But it is the only stone that can be worn without worrying about planet combination.
Due to its attractive color and healing properties, it is a semi-precious and valuable gemstone. A blue or light green color turquoise stone exists due to the presence of copper, aluminum, and iron. The most intense shade of green and blue turquoise is due to the oxidation of these metals. It should be worn either on the index or ring finger of the Right hand on Thursday morning during Shukla paksha before sunrise. One can wear it without matching the planetary position in the horoscope.
Formation of Turquoise– Turquoise stones are formed by a chemical reaction which takes place when water containing specific minerals such as iron, copper and aluminum leak through rocks. In the presence of oil and water these matels oxidized which later form a clump of turquoise.
Scientific name – Hydrate Phosphate of Copper and Aluminium
Chemical composition – CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)
Luster – Waxy to subvitreous
Fracture – Conchoidal
Hardness – 5-6 (Moh scale)
Specific gravity – 2.6 – 2.9
Refractive index – 1.610 – 1.650
Crystal habit – Massive, Nodular
Color – Turquoise, Blue, Green and Blue-green
Best origin – The word turquoise means Turkish. Because it was introduced first by Turkey to Europe from the mines of Khorosan of Persia (now Iran) and the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. These are the two world’s oldest minnings of Turquoise. It also found in the mines of South-west America, Arizona, and new Maxico.
Shape – A cut of turquoise determines its value as well as it’s overall beauty and appeal. The shapes of turquoise are Round Cut Stone, Oval Shape Stone, Pear Shape Stone, Rectangular Shape Stone, Cushion Shape Stone.
Planet – It represents for the planet Jupiter.
Zodiac sign – The turquoise gemstone is considered to be the birthstone for month December. Any natives can wear turquoise either in index or ring finger of Right hand on Thursday morning during shukal paksh before sunrise. One can wear it without matching planatery position in horoscope. For Free consultation you can also call us on 98108-00550.
Value of Turquoise – Cost of natural Turquoise (Firoza ) varies depending on their color, clarity, size, and overall quality. It may vary as per its quality.
What is Turquoise?
The Turquoise stone is also known as Firoza stone, it is an opaque blue to greenish Phosphate mineral. It can be used to strengthen planet Jupiter. But it is the only stone which can be worn without worrying about planet combination.
What are Turquoise made of?
It is made of CuAl6(PO4)4(OH).
Where do Turquoise come from?
The word turquoise means Turkish. Because at first it was brought by Turkey to Europe from the mines of Khorosan of Persia (now Iran) and the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. These are the two world’s oldest minnings of Turquoise. Turquoise also found in some other countries too. i.e. A good quality Turquoise is also found in the mines of U.S, Mexico, Iran, Chile, China and Tibet.
Why Turquoise should be worn?
Vedic astrology recommends Turquoise to be worn for calmness, happiness in life, education, for healing power and for those working in creative sector.
How to wear Turquoise?
This gemstone is suggested to wear in silver metal on Thursday morning during the Shukla Paksha before sunrise. Before wearing Turquoise (Firoza), it should be kept in a bowl having 1 spoon of Curd, Honey, Gangajal, Tulsi leaves and Ghee for 10 minutes. This will activate and cleanse your Turquoise and remove all its impurities. After praying to God, take the ring out of this mixture and wash it with pure Gangajal. Recite the Mantra ‘Om graam green groom Saha gurvey namah’ 108 times. After this, It should be worn either on the index or ring finger of the Right hand.
|Weight||Minimum 1 carat|
|Colour||Green, Blue, and Blue-greenish shade|
|Finger||Index or Ring finger of Right hand|
|Hu Mantra and chanting times||‘Om graam green groom Saha gurvey namah’ (108 Times)|
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What is the minimum weight required?
The ideal weight of the Turquoise stone should be a minimum of 1 carat.
How much does a Turquoise cost?
On Average, 1+ carat Turquoise (Firoza) is being sold regularly. But Its range starts from 250/- per carat to 1200 per carat. Its price totally depends on its quality, weight, size, shape, and color.
Which is the similar gemstone of Turquoise?
Turquoise is the best substitute for Yellow Sapphire.
How can I buy Turquoise gemstone?
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What is the Mode of Payment?
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