November Birthstone Zodiac Sign
The twelve Zodiac signs are an astrological version of birthstones in addition to the twelve calendar months. The November birthstone of the Topaz is considered to be the birthstone for Scorpio (The sign of the Scorpion) and relate to those born between November 23 - December 21. The Zodiac sign of Scorpio also responds to Beryl, Amethyst, Aquamarine, Tourmaline and Opal.
November Birthstone - Where are Topaz found?
The popular November Birthstone of the Topaz is found in the following countries:
- Brazil, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and China.
November Birthstone - the Color of the Topaz
The Topaz is commonly colorless, also light to medium blue, violet yellow, pink, peach, gold, green, red and brown. Topaz with Orange-red and pink colors are rare and most valuable.
Definition of the Topaz, the November Birthstone
Definition of Topaz, the November birth stone: The word Topaz is derived from Topazos, a small island in the Red Sea, where the Romans obtained a stone which they called by this name. A mineral occurring in rhombic prisms, generally yellowish and pellucid, also colorless, and of greenesh, bluish, or brownish shades. It sometimes occurs massive and opaque. The crystal structure of the Topaz (aluminum fluor-silicate) , the November birthstone, is orthorhombic.