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    Moonstone – Natural, Cabochon, Colorless

    Some inexperienced buyers might mistake adularescent moonstone for opal. "Moonstone" by Kelly McCaughey, photo by The Gem Vault. Licensed under CC By 2.0.

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    Credit: The Gem Vault

    GemstoneFeldspar, Orthoclase, Moonstone
    Natural or man madeNatural
    Jewelry typenecklace
    Gem StateCabochon
    Photo phenomenaAdularescence