Precious Gems

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Can you guess the correct gem?Gemstone
The modern lime colored birthstone for the month of August is __________.
__________, is a green gemstone dotted with bright red spots of iron oxide.
Colored with trace amounts of iron, ____________ is best known for its breathtaking range of blue colors and belongs to the same family as emerald (beryl).
Blue ____________, has been known and valued for thousands of years. The early mines in Sinai, Egypt, were already worked out in 2000 B.C.
Precious ____________ are products of bivalve mollusks. They are built up of nacre, which is mainly calcium carbonate in the form of aragonite crystals.
____________ is a type of opaque macrocrystalline quartz with a fibrous structure. It is named after a good looking large cat.
__________ is featured in the Gregorian calendar as the birthstone for January.
Even after being used in jewelry for thousand of years, the unique deep blue color of ____________ has never lost its attraction.
__________ is a unique stone that reflects light in a distinctive shimmering phenomenon known as adularescence.
Can you guess the correct gem?Gemstone
Ranging from cool lilacs to deep purples, __________ is the most precious gemstone within the quartz group.
The unparalleled green gem used as the birthstone for the month of May is the ___________.
__________ is a derived from an aquatic species that grows in rocky seabottoms and can exhibit a range of warm reddish pink colors.
________ can express every color in the visible spectrum.
The rich red _________ is the 2nd hardest substance on the Mohs scale, with a rating of 9.
______________, with its excellent hardness, second only to diamond, is one of the 4 traditional precious gemstones. (Don't be blue, it will come to you!)
Named from the French word for lemon, __________ is yellow to gold to orange-brown shades of transparent quartz.
A __________ is literally forever as it is the hardest known natural material, is a transparent crystal of carbon.
__________ is a naturally occurring volcanic glass.

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Created Mar 21, 2011ReportNominate
Tags:birthstone, gemstone, geology