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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About the Month of August

July 28 : 04 days to August

Did you know the birthstone for the month of August is the vibrant green Peridot?

Formed by volcanic activity, the Peridot is mined today in Brazil, Australia, Hawaii, the Congo, and Arizona. Considered a symbol of strenth and the promise of growth, the Peridot can be found in a variety of shades of green, from a light yellowish-green to a dark olive.

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Sources: Daily Holidays on the Net, Holidaypedia: August

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