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The Gemology and Jewelry category structure is:

  1. Clear crystals
  2. Translucent crystals
  3. Colored stones
  4. Man-made gems
  5. Physical characteristics of gems
  6. Metaphysical characteristics of gems
    1. Pranic and Vedic meanings
    2. Modern metaphysics

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  • Articles related specifically to Jewelry should be tagged on the Talk page with {{WP Gemology and Jewelry|jewelry=yes}}
  • Articles related specifically to Gemstones should be tagged on the Talk page with {{WP Gemology and Jewelry|gemstones=yes}}
  • Articles related specifically to Gemology should be tagged on the Talk page with {{WP Gemology and Jewelry|gemology=yes}}
  • Articles related specifically to the business aspects of gems and jewelry, should be tagged on the Talk page with {{WP Gemology and Jewelry|business=yes}}
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Resources[edit]

Many of the article headings listed below, were drawn from WinJewel dictionary online and Jewelry Glossary - Definition of Jewelry Terms
For gemstone misnomers
Gemology Dictionary
World of gemstones


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Category:WikiProject Gemology and Jewelry - Gemstones

Article categories[edit]

Articles[edit]

Andalusite[edit]

Apatite[edit]

Azurite[edit]

Beryl[edit]

Calcite[edit]

Cordierite[edit]

Corundum[edit]

Chrysoberyl[edit]

Diamond[edit]

Sort these into above

Diopside[edit]

Enstatite[edit]

Feldspar[edit]

Fluorite[edit]

Garnet[edit]

Gypsum[edit]

Idocrase[edit]

Jade[edit]

Natural glass[edit]

Olivine[edit]

Quartz[edit]

cryptocrystalline quartz varieties[edit]

Agate[edit]
Opal[edit]
Quartz stone treatments[edit]
List of quartz misnomers[edit]

Serpentine[edit]

Spinel[edit]

Spodumene[edit]

Topaz[edit]

Tourmaline[edit]

Turquoise[edit]

Zircon[edit]

Zoisite[edit]

Other Gemstones/minerals[edit]

Amber[edit]

Coral[edit]

Ivory[edit]

Bone and Fossils[edit]

Shell[edit]

Synthetic gemstones[edit]

Colored gemstone related[edit]

Pearl related[edit]