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I have been following the Red Emerald vs Red Beryl (Bixbite) for a
while. I have been composing a list of gemstone names and what they
really are for some time. Here is a list of the ones I could find
right now

Correct Gemstone Names

Incorrect Names
Correct Classification
*Chinese Amber
Bakelite or pressed Amber
Oriental Amethyst
Sapphire or Spinel
Oriental Aquamarine
Sapphire
Oriental Chrysolite
Chrysoberyl or Sapphire
*Rock crystal
Manufactured glass
Brazilian Emerald
Tourmaline
African Jade
Grossularite Garnet
California Jade
Vesuvianite (Idocrase)
Shanghai Jade
Steatite or Talc
Soochow Jade
Steatite or Serpentine
South African Jade
Grossularite Garnet
Transvaal Jade
Grossularite Garnet
Swiss Lapis
Dyed Cracked Quartz
Brazilian Ruby
Topaz or Tourmaline
*White Sapphire
Synthetic White Sapphire
*White Jade
Grossularite Garnet
California Moonstone
Chalcedony
Madeira Topaz
Citrine Quartz
Oriental Topaz
Sapphire
Ceylon Schysolite
Tourmaline
Stemlite
Blue Zircon
Arkansas Diamond
Quartz, double-terminated from Arkansas
*Black Diamond
Hematite
Alaska Black Diamond
Hematite
Herkimer Diamond
Quartz, double-terminated from Arkansas
Hot Springs Diamond
Quartz
Matura Diamond
Zircon
Evening Emerald
Peridot
Mascot Emerald
Triplet stone
Oriental Emerald
Sapphire
Uralian Emerald
Demantoid Garnet
Montana Jet
Obsidian
German Lapis
Dyed Jasper
Blue Malachite
Azurite
Arizona Ruby
Pyrope Garnet
Balas Ruby
Spinel
Cape Ruby
Pyrope Garnet
Colorado Ruby
Pyrope Garnet
Water Sapphire
Iolite
Scotch Topaz
Quartz
Smoky Topaz
Smoky Quartz
Honan Jade
Steatite or Serpentine
Colorado Jade
Amazonite
Korean Jade
Steatite, Serpentine, or paste
Mexican Onyx
Aragonite or usually Calcite

*these are also correct names of stones, when applied to the correct
material.

If anyone else has any others I would be interested as I am always
updating my list. I know I have another list but was unable to find
it so I have sent this one for now.

Karen Seidel-Bahr
the ‘ROCKLADY’ @Rocklady
K.I.S. Creations
May your gems always “Sparkle”