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Gemstones

Gemstone Colour
Achroite Colourless
Agate Variable
Alexandrite Green in daylight, red in incanescent light
Almandine Red; also variable
Amazonite Yellow green to blue green
Amethyst Purple
Andradite Deep emerald green
Aquamarine Sky blue to greenish blue
Aventurine Colourless with reddish glow provided by inclusions
Balas ruby Red; also variable
Beryl Variable
Bloodstone Variable
Brazilian emerald Green
Cairngorm Smoky gray to brown
Carbuncle Deep red with a trace of purple
Cat's-eye Green in daylight, red in incanescent light
Chalcedony Variable
Chrysoberyl Green in daylight, red in incanescent light
Chrysolite Yellow green; dark bottle green; olive green
Chrysoprase Variable
Citrine Yellow
Corundum Orange
Cristobalite White to colourless; milky to bluish white; variable pale shades
Cymophone Green in daylight, red in incanescent light
Demantoid Deep emerald green
Diamond Colourles to faint yellowish tinge; also variavle
Dravite Brown
Emerald Green
Feldspar Variable
Garnet Deep red with a trace of purple
Goshanite colourless; greenish yellow, yellow green, brownish
Grossularite Brownish yellow or orange to orange, red, or green
Heliotrope Variable
Helodore golden yellow
Hessonite Brownish yellow or orange to orange, red, or green
Hyacinth Tellow, orange, red, brown
Imperial jade Pure white to black, red, brown, yellow, blue, mauve, various greens
Indicolite Dark blue
Jade Pure white to black, red, brown, yellow, blue, mauve, various greens
Jargon Variable
Jasper Variable
Kunzite Lilac
Labradorite Grayish
Lapiz Lazuli Deep blue, azure blue, greenish-blue
Malachite Bright Green
Matura diamond Colourless
Mocha syone Variable
Moonstone Colourless; also white to yellowish, and reddish to bluish gray
Morganite Pink
Moss agate Variable
Mutton-fat jade Deep spinach green to near-white
Nephrite Deep spinach green to near-white
Olovine Yellow green; dark bottle green; olive green
Onyx carnelian Variable
Opal White to colourless; milky to bluish white; variable pale shades
Orthoclase pale tellow; flesh red
Padmaradschah Orange
Peridot Yellow green; dark bottle green; olive green
Peristerite pastel pink to gray
Plasma Variable
Prase Variable
Pyrope Dark blood red
Quartz Variable, usually colourless
Rock crystal Colourless
Rose quartz Pink
Rubellite Pink
Rubicelle Red; also variable
Ruby Red
Sapphire Blue; variable other than red
Sard Variable
Sardonyx Variable
Serpentine Grayish; white; green; yellow; green-blue
Siberite Violet
Smoky quartz Smoky gray to brown
South African jade Brownish yellow or orange to orange, red, or green
Spessartite Yellowish orange; brownish to orange red
Spinel Red; also variable
Sunstone Colourless with reddish glow provided by inclusions
Topaz Wine yellow; pale blue, green, violet, or red
Tourmaline Colourless
Turquoise Sky blue; greenish blue
Uralian emerald Deep emerald green
Zircon Variable

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