What is the birthstone for the month October?

Answer The modern birthstone for October is opal (hydrous silicon dioxide). Opals appear in a wide range of colors including red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, white, black, and even colorless. Pre... Read More »

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What color birthstone is October?

October's birthstone is the opal or tourmaline, although opal is more widely gifted. Opals come in many varieties with the main types being black, white and fiery. Black opals are the most rare.Sou... Read More »

What birthstone belongs to October 12?

The opal is the birthstone for the entire month of October. This stone has a variety of meanings, including faithfulness, confidence and hope. In some cultures, the brittle stone is thought of as u... Read More »

What color is the birthstone for October?

The birthstones for October are the opal and the tourmaline. Opals vary in color from white to amber to shades of blue, always with a "flash" in the center. The tourmaline associated with October i... Read More »

Is the birthstone for October an opal or a pink tourmaline?

Like many other months, October has two birthstones, pink tourmaline and opal. Pink tourmaline "takes on a static electric charge when heated, making it capable of attracting lightweight objects," ... Read More »