Competitive Exams: Minerals to Gemstones

Mineral

Gemstone

Albite

Moonstone

Olivine

Chrysolite, Peridot

Almandine

Garnet

Opal

Opal

Almandine-Pyrope Garnet

Rhodolite

Orthoclase Feldspar

Moonstone

Amber

Amber

Plagioclase Feldspar

Moonstone

Andalusite

Andalusite

Pyrope

Garnet

Andradite

Demantoid Garnet

Quartz

Amethyst, Ametrine, Cairngorm, Citrine, Morion

Apatite

Apatite

Rhodochrosite

Rhodochrosite

Benitoite

Benitoite

Scapolite

Scapolite

Beryl

Aquamarine, Beryl, Emerald, Goshenite, Heliodore, Morganite

Sinhalite

Sinhalite

Brazilianite

Brazilianite

Sodalite

Sodalite

Chalcedony

Agate, Aventurine, Bloodstone, Carnelian, Chrysoprase, Heliotrope, Jasper, Onyx, Sard

Spessartine

Mandarin Garnet

Chrysoberyl

Alexandrite, Chrysoberyl

Sphene

Titanite

Cordierite

Cordierite, Dichroite, Iolite

Spinel

Pleonast, Rubicelle

Corundum

Ruby, Sapphire

Spodumene

Hiddenite, Kunzite

Diamond

Diamond

Sugilite

Sugilite

Diopside

Chrome Diopside, Violan

Taaffeite

Taaffeite

Grossularite

Hessonite, Tsavorite Garnet

Topaz

Topaz

Jadeite

Jade

Tourmaline

Achroite, Dravite, Indigolite/Indicolite, Rubellite, Schorl, Verdelite

Lazurite

Lapis Lazuli

Turquoise

Turquoise

Malachite

Malachite

Uvarovite

Garnet, Uvarovite

Microcline Feldspar

Amazonite, Moonstone

Zircon

Zircon

Nephrite

Jade

Zoisite

Tanzanite

Oligoclase Feldspar

Sunstone