Semi-Precious Gemstone Chart
Ever wanted to know what that pretty stone is called? Identify many types of semi-precious gemstones using this handy visual pin-board chart.
Hematite: A metallic silvery steel grey mineral that is most composed of iron. It's very heavy, and cold to the touch.
Turquoise - One of the favorite semiprecious gemstones across many cultures. Turquoise even comes in different colors such as green and yellow, or may have veins, flecks of pyrite or other distinctive features depending on where it was mined.
Pietersite - A type of quartz stone that is found in Africa and China. The quartz has often been folded or broken and fractured and contains chaotically swirled and fragmented fibers of tiger eye in several colors.
Snowflake Obsidian - A jet colored volcanic glass containing 'snowflakes' of other mineral crystals.
Purple Quartz - A dyed quartz stone, the opacity and waxy shine of the stone in some ways resembles jade.