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Classification of Gems and Minerals

Gems and Minerals are currently broken down into 10 basic groups or classifications and 3 groups of rocks. Below are the groups and the stones used to make our products listed in their appropriate classification. Many of the names link to pages with more information and pictures. You can also browse the pictures by color or the complete list in alphabetical order. Please Note: This is not a complete list of all gems, only those used in our products.


Elements

Gold, Silver, Diamond, Sulphur


Sulphides

Marcasite, Pyrite, Realgar, Cinnabar


Halides

Fluorite


Oxides

Agate, Amethyst,  Ametrine, Aventurine, Blue Quartz, Chalcedone, Chrysoprase, Citrine, Hematite, Bloodstone, Jasper, Cat's Eye Quartz, Moss Agate, Opal, Quartz, Smoky Quartz, Rose Quartz, Ruby, Rutile, Spinel, Tiger's Eye


Carbonates

Azurite, Calcite, Dolomite, Malachite, Rhodocrosite


Borates

N/A


Sulphates

N/A


Phosphates

Apatite, Turquoise


Silicates

Amazonite, Aquamarine, Beryl, Bloodstone, Charoite, Emerald, Garnet, Jadeite, Kyanite, Labradorite, Lapis Lazuli, Lepidolite, Moonstone, Nephrite, Peridot, Prehnite, Rhodonite, Serpentine, Sodalite, Sugalite, Sunstone, Topaz, Tourmaline, Zircon, Zoisite


Organic

Amber, Coral, Ivory


Gemstones Classified as Rocks


Igneous

Granite, Obsidian, Diorite, Unakite 


Sedimentary

Marble, Onyx, Pietersite 


Metamorphic

Verdite 


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More Information in our Reference Section:

Stone Reference Chart in Alphabetical Order
Gemstones by Color:
Black, White, and Grey | Blue | Brown | Green | Purple & Pink | Red | Yellow | Translucent
Gemstones by Classifications
Healing Properties of Gemstones and Minerals

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