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Gemstone Chart (A Searchable Collection of Precious/Semi-precious Stone Information)

This is a searchable collection of  international precious stone/gem. With its sparkle and color, a gem can mystify and intrigue people.  Most gemstone buyers purchase gems  for making jewelry.  But some buyers are gemstone collectors. The chart is  resource for your gemstone buying and collecting.
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Gemstone Chart
Natural MorganiteNatural Morganite
Morganite is a rare, pink semi-precious gemstone of the beryl family of minerals. With pink a fashion favorite, morganite is a gem that is much in demand. It has a dazzling brilliance and soft color that ranges from clear pink to a lovely peach.
Color: Pink - Champagne
Categories: semi-precious stone
Chemical Composition: Be3Al2(SiO3)6
Crystal Group: Hexagonal
Refractive Index: 1.577(+-.016), 1.583 (+-.017)
Hardness: 7.5-8
Density: 2.72 (-.05, +.12)
Occurrence: Brazil, Madagascar

Natural MusgraviteNatural Musgravite
Musgravite is an extremely rare member of the taaffeite family that was discovered in 1967 in the Musgrave Range of South Australia. It is also one of rare gemstones that have been sought these years for the collection at GAAJ laboratory.
Color: pale olive green, grey, mauve, grey purple
Categories: semi-precious stone
Chemical Composition: (Fe2+,Zn,Mg)2Al6BeO12
Crystal Group: Hexagonal
Refractive Index: 1.717 - 1.739
Density: 3.68
Occurrence: The Musgrave Mountain Ranges in Central Australia

Natural Phenakite Natural Phenakite
phenakite is a fairly rare nesosilicate mineral consisting of beryllium orthosilicate, It is one of the brightest of the colorless gemstones.Madagascar seems to be the most important source for this rare stone.
Color: White
Categories: semi-precious stone
Chemical Composition: Be2SiO4
Crystal Group: Hexagonal
Refractive Index: 1.651-1.696
Hardness: 7.5-8.0
Density: 2.94--2.96
Occurrence: Russia, Madagascar, U.S.A., Brazil, France, Switzerland, Ceylon, E. Africa.

Natural Rubelite Natural Rubelite
The rubellite is a particularly beautiful gemstone from the colourful family of the tourmalines. Its colour shines in the most beautiful nuances from red to shocking pink. Rubelite is rich in lithium and free of magnesium and iron.
Color: Hot Pink to Intense red
Categories: semi-precious stone
Chemical Composition: (NaCa)(LI,MgFe,Al)9B3Si6(O,OH)31
Crystal Group: Hexagonal
Refractive Index: 1.624(+.005, -.005) - 1.644(+.006, -.006)
Hardness: 7-7.5
Density: 3.06 (.05, +.15)
Occurrence: Brazil, Madagascar, Nigeria, U.S.A.

Natural Star Sapphire Natural Star Sapphire
A star sapphire is a lovely gem that exhibits a six pointed star because of the intersection of six thin intersecting inclusions. When the gem is lit from above, the inclusions become quite visible and the star shape appears.A powdery grey-blue star sapphire is the centerpiece of a ring from the Art Deco period.
Color: Blue, green blue, violet, blue, black, brown, pink.
Categories: semi-precious stone
Chemical Composition: AL2O3
Crystal Group: Hexagonal
Refractive Index: 1.759-1.778
Hardness: 9
Density: 4
Occurrence: Sri Lanka, Burma, India, East Africa, Ankarana-Madagascar, Thailand.

Natural Taaffeite Natural Taaffeite
The chemical formula of mineral Taaffeite is indicated by BeMgAl4O8 or Beryllium Magnesium Aluminum Oxide. Taaffeite actually belongs to the Oxides and Hydroxides mineral class. Taaffeite is one of the beautiful and Rarest gems in the world.
Color: Mauve, reddish violet, brownish-purple, pink, red, blue.
Categories: semi-precious stone
Chemical Composition: Beryllium magnesium aluminate wi
Crystal Group: Hexagonal
Refractive Index: 1.71-1.72.
Hardness: 8 - 8.5
Density: 3.60 - 3.71
Occurrence: Tunduru, Tanzania; Sri Lanka

Natural Tourmaline Natural Tourmaline
Tourmaline is actually a group of several different minerals which have similar crystal structures, but complex and variable chemical formulas. Tourmaline is the most varicolored of all gemstones. It occurs in all colors, but red, green, and multicolored are its most famous gem colors.
Color: blue, bluish green, green, greenish blue, green-blue or blue-green, greenish yellow, orangy red, red, red-orange or orange-red, red-purple or purple-red, slightly purplish red, slightly yellowish green, strongly purplish red, strongly yellowish green, very slightly bluish green, yellowish green, yellow-green or green-yellow, colorless, brown, pink
Categories: semi-precious stone
Chemical Composition: (NaCa)(LI,MgFe,Al)9B3Si6(O,OH)31
Crystal Group: Hexagonal
Refractive Index: 1.624(+.005, -.005) - 1.644(+.006, -.006)
Hardness: 7-7.5
Density: 3.06 (.05, +.15)
Occurrence: Brazil, East Africa, Nigeria, Madagascar, U.S.A.

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