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    Birthstone Information: Amethyst

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    I need some help about finding information on minerals, specifically my birthstone Amethyst). Search the Internet for information about its properties (color, hardness, luster, streak, cleavage, and any special properties), the geologic conditions in which it was formed, and its uses. In addition, illustrate the birthstone finding.

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    Amethyst: February's Birthstone
    Color: Purple
    Hardness: 7 on the Moh scale
    Luster: shines like glass
    Streak: White
    Cleavage: None, breaks ...

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    This solution lists properties of amethyst, the birthstone for February.