Bixbite is a variety of Beryl. It is also known by names Red beryl, Red Emerald and Scarlet Emerald. The other famous gemstones in the Beryl family are Emerald, Aquamarine, Morganite, Heliodor and Goshenite. The red color of this stone is thought to be from the manganese content. The astrological signs associated with bixbite are Taurus and Aries.
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