Bloodstone / Heliotrope

Bloodstone is also known as Heliotrope, is the traditional birthstone for March. This silicate mineral is a type of chalcedony. In its classic form, it is a dark green with red jasper inclusions. The word bloodstone refers to the small jasper inclusions which are deep red in color and are supposed to reflect small patches of blood. Heliotrope is greek …

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