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 Post subject: Understanding Gemstone Species and Varieties
PostPosted: Mon May 25, 2020 1:35 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Understanding Gemstone Species and Varieties
PostPosted: Mon May 25, 2020 8:49 pm 
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She pronounces "trapiche" in a way very different from what I learned. Also I thought the 6 rays coming from the center are what makes it a trapiche, not the hexagonal core, which may or may not be there.

Am I wrong?
I also pronounce goshenite with a long O, not like the word "gosh".


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Gosh! That's how I pronounce goshenite. :D


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How gauche :lol:

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