gemstone

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impure form of quartz consisting of banded chalcedony; used as a gemstone and for making mortars and pestles agate
green variety of chrysoberyl used as a gemstone alexandrite
transparent purple variety of quartz; used as a gemstone amethyst
garnet consisting of calcium iron silicate and having any color ranging from yellow and green to brown and black; used as gemstone andradite
gemstone associated with particular month birthstone
gemstone with changeable luster chatoyant
rare hard yellow green mineral consisting of beryllium aluminate in crystal form; used as a gemstone chrysoberyl
brown or yellow-green olivine found in igneous and metamorphic rocks and used as a gemstone chrysolite
green variety of chalcedony valued as a gemstone chrysoprase
blue mineral of magnesium and iron and aluminum and silicon and oxygen; often used as a gemstone cordierite
green andradite used as a gemstone demantoid
green transparent form of beryl; highly valued as a gemstone emerald
smooth surface (as of a bone or cut gemstone) facet
surface of gemstone, bone, tooth facet
green transparent form of the mineral spodumene used as a gemstone hiddenite
red transparent variety of zircon used as a gemstone hyacinth , jacinth
green or yellow or brown mineral consisting of a hydrated silicate; it occurs as crystals in limestone and is used a gemstone idocrase , vesuvian , vesuvianite
semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite jade , jadestone
opaque form of quartz; red or yellow or brown or dark green in color; used for ornamentation or as a gemstone jasper
pinkish lilac crystal form of the mineral spodumene that is used as a gemstone kunzite
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