Gems

GemstonesGems or Gemstones are chunks of mineral, which are cut and polished to make Jewellery or ornaments.

At the same time, some stones such as Amber which are not made of Minerals are also used for jewelry,

and are therefore called Gemstones as well. While most of the Gemstones are supposed to be hard

enough to be used in Jewelry, some of the soft ones are also used in Jewelry due to their properties

such as Shine and their aesthetic value. The value of a Gemstone depends on various factors

such as Rarety, Aesthical Value, Luster or Historical Importance.

Gems can be Classified in to Precious and Semi – Precious Gemstones. Here is a segregated list –

PRECIOUS GEMSTONES

  • Diamonds
  • Ruby
  • Emerald
  • Sapphire

 

SEMI – PRECIOUS GEMSTONES

·        Actinolite·        Adamite

·        Agate

·        Alexandrite

·        Algodonite

·        Amblygonite

·        Analcime

·        Anatase

·        Andalusite

·        Anglesite

·        Anhydrite

·        Apophyllite

·        Aragonite

·        Amber

·        Amethyst

·        Ametrine

·        Ammolite

·        Andalusite

·        Apatite

·        Augelite

·        Axenite

·        Azurite

·        Barite

·        Bayldonite

·        Benitoite

·        Beryl

·        Beryllonite

·        Bismutotantalite

·        Boleite

·        Boracite

·        Bornite

·        Brazilianite

·        Breithauptite

·        Brookite

·        Brucite

·        Bustamite

·        Aquamarine (Beryl)

·        Heliodor (Beryl)

·        Morganite (Beryl)

·        Emerald (Beryl)

·        Red Beryl (Beryl)

·        Calcite

·        Canasite

·        Cancrinite

·        Cassiterite

·        Catapleiite

·        Celestite

·        Ceruleite

·        Cerussite

·        Chabazite

·        Chrysoberyl

·        Chrysocolla

·        Chalcedony

·        Chambersite

·        Charoite

·         Chicken-Blood Stone

·        Childrenite·        Chiolite

·        Chromite

·        Cinnabar

·        Citrine

·        Cobaltite

·        Colemanite

·        Coral

·        Cordierite

·        Corundum

·        Covellite

·        Creedite

·        Crocoite

·        Cryolite

·        Cuprite

·        Datolite

·        Danburite

·        Diamond

·        Diaspore

·        Diopside

·        Dioptase

·        Dicksonite

·        Dolomite

·        Dumortierite

·        Ekanite

·        Eosphorite

·        Epidote

·        Enstatite

·        Ettringite

·        Euclase

·        Eudialyte

·        Euxenite

·        Feldspars

·        Fergusonite

·        Flourite

·        Fossilized Organisms

·        Friedelite

·        Gadolinite

·        Garnet

·        Gaylussite

·        Grandidierite

·        Gypsum

·        Hambergite

·        Hauyne

·        Hematite

·        Hemimorphite

·        Herderite

·        Hodgkinsonite

·        Holtite

·        Howlite

·        Huebernite

·        Humite

·        Hureaulite

·        Hurlbutite

·        Hyperitdiabas

·         Idocrase (Vesuvianite)

·        Inderite·        Iolite

·        Jade

·        Jasper

·        Jeremejevite

·        Jet

·        Kammererite

·        Korite

·        Kornerupine

·        Kurnakovite

·        Kyanite

·        Labradorite

·        Langbeinite

·        Lapis Lazuli

·        Lawsonite

·        Lazulite

·        Legrandite

·        Lepidolite

·        Leucite

·        Linarite

·        Ludlamite

·        Magnesite

·        Malachite

·        Mali Garnet

·        Manganotantalite

·        Marcasite

·        Meliphanite

·        Mellite

·        Microlite

·        Milarite

·        Millerite

·        Mimetite

·        Moldavite

·        Monazite

·        Mordenite

·        Moonstone

·        Black Onyx

·        Opal

·        Pearl, Freshwater

·        Pearl, Saltwater

·        Peridot

·        Quartz

·        Rubelite (Tourmaline)

·        Ruby (Corundum)

·        Sapphire (Corundum)

·        Scapolite

·        Sphalerite

·        Sphene (Titanite)

·        Spinel

·        Sugilite

·        Oregon Sunstone (Feldspar)

·        Tanzanite (Zoisite)

·        Tiger’s Eye

·        Topaz

·        Tourmaline

·        Turquoise

·         Zircon