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Opal is an amazing stone both magically and mineralogically. Since it doesn't have a crystalline structure, it is not classified as a mineral but a mineraloid. Opal is amorphous and made of hydrous silicon dioxide and can contain up to 21% water, though it usually contains 6%-10%. It is found ...
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Tourmaline Description and Natural History Tourmaline is a semi-precious crystal composed of boron and silica with the addition of various other minerals that create the many different colors and varieties of tourmaline available and its name, from Sinhalla (the language of Sri Lanka) toramalli meaning "mixed gems" reflects this. Because tourmaline does ...
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Autumnal Equinox

The equinox occurs when the sun is lined up directly with the Earth's equator and the Earth's axis is tilted neither toward or away from the sun. At this time the day and night are just about the same length, about 12 hours each. During the Autumnal Equinox, the sun ...
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Harvest Moon

The harvest moon is the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox. In the Northern Hemisphere, this usually happens in September, though it may happen in October on occasion. In the Southern Hemisphere, this takes place in March or April. Throughout the year, the moon rises at a different time each day. Every moonrise is usually about an ...
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October is the 10th month of the Julian and Gregorian calendars with a length of 31 days. The name October means 8th month in Latin as it was the 8th month of the year according to the old Roman Calendar which began in March. In the Northern Hemisphere, October is one ...
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The Sun enters Scorpio on or about the 21st day of October and leaves Scorpio on or about the 21st day of November. The new moon during this period will occur in Scorpio. The full moon in Scorpio occurs in April or May when the Sun is in the opposite sign, Taurus. Scorpio is ...
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