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Topaz is the November Birthstone

November Birthstone topaz
Topaz – November

Mined primarily in Sri Lanka, Germany, Brazil, Mexico, and the United States, topaz is comprised of the minerals aluminum and fluorine. Due to its rarity, red or pink topaz is given the highest market value.

Did You Know? The most famous topaz is actually a colorless topaz that was originally thought to be a diamond. It is a 1680 carat stone known as the “Braganza Diamond” set in the Portuguese Crown Jewels.

Moh’s Scale of Hardness: 8/10

Interested in birthstones? Check out our infographic on Birthstones by Month:  Gem Birthstones by Month.