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What color is the birthstone for the month of June?

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There are three birthstones associated with the month of June: pearl, moonstone and alexandrite. Pearl normally occurs as a milky-white stone, moonstone occurs in various shades of peach, blue and green, and alexandrite appears green in daylight but can change to red when held under incandescent light.

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What color is the birthstone for the month of June?
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The three birthstones of June each hold different meanings. Pearl symbolises faithfulness, friendship, purity and chastity, moonstone signifies good health and is considered a good omen for travel, and alexandrite is associated with good luck.

Each stone is associated with having healing powers, including calming the mind, enhancing emotional balance, balancing the digestive system and promoting mental stability.

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