The Gemstone List: Over 140 gemstones explored in depth with fantastic pictures!

Precious Stones List:

Diamond
Black Diamond
Emerald
Ruby
Sapphire
Star Ruby
Star Sapphire
Padparadscha

List of Gemstones / Semi-Precious Stones:

Achroite aka White Tourmaline
Adamite
Afghanite
Agate
Alabaster
Albite
Alexandrite
Almandine aka Almandine Garnet
Amazonite
Amber
Amblygonite
Amethyst
Ametrine
Anatase
Andalusite
Andesine
Andradite
Apatite
Aquamarine
Aragonite
Augelite
Aurichalcite
Aventurine
Axinite
Azurite
Balas Ruby - see Spinel
Bastnaesite
Benitoite
Beryl
Beryllonite
Bixbite (aka Red beryl, Red Emerald, Scarlet Emerald)
Bloodstone
Blue Garnet
Brazilianite
Brookite
Bytownite
Calcite
Carnelian
Cassiterite
Celestite
Chalcedony
Charoite
Chrome Diopside
Chrysoberyl
Chrysocolla
Chrysoprase
Citrine
Demantoid
Diaspore
Dioptase
Dravite see Tourmaline
Elbaite
Epidote
Feldspar
Fluorapatite
Fluorite aka Fluorspar
Garnet
Girasol
Grandidierite
Hauyne
Heliodor (aka Golden Beryl, Yellow Beryl)
Hematite (Haematite)
Hessonite
Hiddenite
Howlite
Hyacinth aka Red / Yellow Zircon - see Zircon
Indicolite
Iolite (aka Cordierite)
Jacinth aka Golden yellow Zircon - see Zircon
Jade
Jadeite - see Jade
Jasper
Kunzite
Kyanite
Labradorite
Lapis Lazuli
Larimar
Lepidolite
Malachite
Mandarin Garnet
Microcline
Moissanite
Moldavite
Moonstone
Morganite aka Pink Beryl, Rose beryl, Pink emerald
Morion
Moss Agate
Nephrite - see Jade
Obsidian (see also Snowflake Obsidian)
Oligoclase
Olivine - see Peridot
Onyx
Opal
Oriental Topaz - see Sapphire
Orthoclase - see Moonstone
Muscovite
Paraiba Tourmaline
Peridot
Pezzottaite
Pietersite
Pink Tourmaline
Plagioclase
Pleonast
Prehnite
Pyrite
Pyrope
Quartz
Rhodochrosite
Rhodolite
Rose Quartz
Rubellite aka Red Tourmaline
Rubicelle - see Spinel
Rutilated Quartz
Sardonyx
Scheelite
Selenite
Seraphinite
Serpentine
Sillimanite
Smoky Quartz (aka Smokey Quartz)
Snowflake Obsidian
Sphalerite
Sphene
Spinel
Sugilite
Sunstone / Oregon Sunstone
Tanzanite
Tigers eye
Topaz
Tourmalinated Quartz
Tourmaline
Tsavorite
Turquoise
Watermelon Tourmaline
Zircon aka Matura Diamond
Zoisite

Images only as yet:

Brucite
Clinohumite
Clinozoisite
Colemanite
Creedite
Cyprine
Danburite
Datolite
Diopside
Dumortierite
Ekanite
Enstatite
Eosphorite
Euclase
Friedelite
Grossular
Ilvaite
Indierite
Jeremjevite
Kovdorskite
Magnesioaxinite
Mawsitsit
Olmiite
Petalite
Pollucite
Powellite
Sapphirine
Scapolite
Smithsonite
Thomsonite
Trapiche emerald
Triplite
Ulexite
Ussingite
Villaumite
Viridine

"Artificial" gems (gemstones originating from synthetic materials)

High-lead glass
Synthetic corundum
Synthetic cubic zirconia
Synthetic moissanite
Synthetic spinel
Verneuil sapphire

Other "organic" gems (gemstones originating from organic matter)

Ammolite - from fossils formed from the shells of extinct ammonites.
Bone
Coral
Ivory
Jet (lignite)
Nacre (Mother of pearl)
Pearl

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About The Gemstone List - this website intends to be an in-depth list of gemstones with full articles and pictures for each stone, specializing in accurate historical and scientific research but providing a readable and entertaining way to learn all about gemstones. All gemstone articles are referenced to the sources used in their creation, for those who wish to do further investigation. A (seemingly!) ever-expanding project, there are more gemstone pages going up all the time... this list of gems aims to have 250-300 gemstone reports up by the end of 2011. Please enjoy this site and check back to catch the new developments! Note - articles are copyright, original work and content strictly not to be used without permission - thanks.

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