List of Gemstones and corresponding Chinese Names

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  1. Actinolite Cat's Eye, Chinese name: 阳起石猫眼
    Actinolite is a rare translucent variety of chatoyant actinolite. It is an amphibole silicate that is sometimes mistakenly called 'cat's eye jade.

  2. Malachite, Chinese name: 孔雀石
    Malachite is copper carbonate with distinctive green veining. Though not a particularly hard stone, it takes an excellent polish.

  3. Agate, Chinese name: 玛瑙
    Agate is a form of chalcedony quartz that forms in concentric layers in a remarkable variety of colors and textures.

  4. Mali Garnet, Chinese name: 马里石榴石或翠榴石
    Buy Mali garnet at GemSelectMali garnet, is one of the hybrid garnets, a mixture of grossular and andradite garnets. It gets its name from the African country where it was first discovered.

  5. Alexandrite, Chinese name: 翠绿宝石
    Alexandrite is one of the rarest of all colored gemstones and is famed for its color change from green in daylight to red under incandescent light.

  6. Melanite, Chinese name: 黑榴石
    Melanite is the black variety of the rare andradite garnet. It is sometimes known as titanian andradite.

  7. Amazonite, Chinese name: 天河石,又称“亚马逊石
    Amazonite is a gemstone variety of green microcline, a feldspar mineral. It is named after the Amazon river in Brazil, although no deposits have been found there.

  8. Moonstone, Chinese name: 月亮石
    Moonstone is a unique stone that reflects light in a distinctive shimmering phenomenon known as adularescence.

  9. Amber, Chinese name: 琥珀
    Amber, the fossilized, hardened resin of the pine tree, is one of the few gemstones of organic origin. Most amber is found in the Baltic, where it formed about 50 million years ago.

  10. Morganite, Chinese name: 摩根石,常被人称作“粉色祖母绿”、“粉色海蓝宝”
    he pink form of beryl was named morganite, after the American banker and collector J.P. Morgan. A soft pink to violet, morganite belongs to the same family as emerald.

  11. Amethyst, Chinese name: 紫蓝色宝石;紫晶;紫水晶
    Amethyst is the most precious gemstone within the quartz group. Amethyst ranges in color from pale lilac to deep reddish-purple.

  12. Opal, Chinese name: 欧泊,蛋白石,变彩石
    Natural opal is unique. No other stone has such rich and varied folklore. Opals are also the most delicate gems commonly worn.

  13. Ametrine, Chinese name: 紫黄晶
    Ametrine is a form of quartz that occurs in bands of yellow and purple, a combination of the colors of amethyst and citrine.

  14. Ammolite, Chinese name: 斑彩石
    Ammolite is a rare gemstone of organic origin that is fairly new to the market, with commercial mining beginning only in 1981.

  15. Andalusite, Chinese name: 红柱石
    Andalusite is a strongly pleochroic gem, which means that it can display different colors when viewed from different angles.

  16. Nuummite: No appropriate Chinese name yet, we call it 努麦特宝石
    Nuummite is an opaque metamorphic rock with an iridescent play of color. Its chief constituent minerals are gedrite and anthophyllite.

  17. Andesine Labradorite, Chinese name: 中长石 拉长石
    Andesine-labradorite are the mineral found in a range of colors, including red, yellow, champagne and green.

  18. Obsidian, Chinese name: 黑曜石
    Obsidian is naturally occurring volcanic glass. It is formed when felsic lava extruded from a volcano cools without crystal growth.

  19. Apatite, Chinese name: 磷灰石
    Apatite, a stone seldom found in jewelry stores, is beloved by collectors for its many different colors and forms.

  20. Onyx, Chinese name: 缟玛瑙
    Onyx is the black form of chalcedony, a cryptocrystalline form of quartz.

  21. Aquamarine, Chinese name: 海蓝宝
    Aquamarine is best known for its breathtaking range of blue colors and belongs to the same family as emerald (beryl). Aquamarine is colored by trace amounts of iron.

  22. Aventurine, Chinese name: 东陵石
    Aventurine is a type of green quartz often used for carvings and cabochons.

  23. Axinite, Chinese name: 斧石
    Axinite is a group of brown to violet-brown or reddish-brown minerals that sometimes occur in gem quality. Axinite is distinctive for its strong vitreous luster.

  24. Orthoclase, Chinese name: 正长石
    Orthoclase is a transparent yellow feldspar resembling citrine quartz or yellow beryl, found primarily in Madagascar.

  25. Topaz, Chinese name: 托帕石

  26. Paraiba Tourmaline, Chinese name: 帕拉依巴碧玺
    Paraiba tourmaline is a rare copper-bearing gem with a vivid neon blue color. First found in Brazil in 1989, similar material has since been found in Africa.

  27. Beryl, Chinese name: 绿玉,绿宝石,绿柱石
    Beryl is one of the most important gem minerals. The most famous beryl is emerald, but other beryl varieties include aquamarine, heliodor and morganite.

  28. Bloodstone, Chinese name: 血石,血石髓,血滴石,血玉髓
    Blodstone, also known as heliotrope, is a green gemstone dotted with bright red spots of iron oxide.

  29. Peridot, Chinese name: 橄榄石
    Peridot belongs to the forsterite-fayalite mineral series. It is an idiochromatic gem, meaning its color comes from the basic chemical composition of the mineral itself, rather than impurities.

  30. Calcite:方解石
    Pure calcium carbonate is colorless, but calcite is often colored by various impurities, including iron, magnesium, manganese, zinc or cobalt.

  31. Pietersite, Chinese name: 彼得石, 鹰之眼, 或隼之眼
    Pietersite is a breccia aggregate of hawk's eye and tiger's eye, with swirling colors of blue, rusty red, gold and brown.

  32. Carnelian, Chinese name: 红玉髓
    Carnelian is a brownish red to orange variety of chalcedony quartz, colored by trace amounts of iron. Darker colors (red-brown to brown) are often referred to by the name sard.

  33. Prehnite, Chinese name: 葡萄石
    Prehnite, a form of calcium aluminum silicate, has a vitreous mother-of-pearl luster. Affordably priced for its size, prehnite makes distinctive and interesting jewelry.

  34. Cassiterite, Chinese name: 锡石
    Cassiterite is one of the densest gem materials known. It also has a very high refractive index, higher than zircon, sphene and demantoid garnet.

  35. Cat's Eye Apatite, Chinese name: 猫眼磷灰石
    Chatoyancy, (the cat's eye effect), is the reflection of light by parallel fibers, needles, or channels, which resemble the slit eye of a cat.

  36. Quartz, Chinese name: 水晶
    Quartz is one of the most common minerals on earth and is well known in the gemstone world in its many forms including amethyst, citrine and ametrine.

  37. Cat's Eye Aquamarine, Chinese name: 猫眼海蓝宝石
    Aquamarine is best known for its breathtaking range of blue colors and belongs to the same family as emerald. Cat's eye aquamarine is quite rare.

  38. Quartz Cat's Eye, Chinese name: 水晶猫眼
    Quartz cat's eye is quartz in which inclusions of rutile create chatoyancy (the cat's eye effect). Usually found in white, green, yellow or brown.

  39. Cat's Eye Diaspore, Chinese name: 猫眼水铝石
    Diaspore, sometimes marketed under the name zultanite, is a color change gem from Turkey. Cat's eye diaspore is fairly rare.

  40. Rainbow Moonstone, Chinese name: 彩虹月亮石, 彩虹月光石, 虹月长石
    Rainbow moonstone is a combination of orthoclase and albite arranged in layers cause the lovely sheen. Despite the name, rainbow moonstone is actually a variety of labradorite with a multicolored adularescence.

  41. Cat's Eye Scapolite, Chinese name: 猫眼方柱石
    Scapolite is a sodium calcium aluminum silicate with a hardness of 5.5 to 6 on the Mohs scale. It is named after the Greek word for "stick", since its crystals grow in columns.

  42. Rainbow Pyrite, Chinese name: 彩虹黄铁矿
    Rainbow pyrite is a recent find from Russia. The material comes in the form of druzy - a layer of miniature pyrite crystals coating a matrix.

  43. Rhodochrosite, Chinese name: 菱锰矿
    Rhodochrosite is usually found in an aggregate form with alternating light and dark stripes in zigzag bands.

  44. Chalcedony, Chinese name: 玉髓
    Chalcedony is the fine-grained variety of the silica mineral quartz. It has a waxy luster and appears in a great variety of colors.

  45. Rhodolite Garnet, Chinese name: 玫瑰榴石, 镁铁榴, 红榴石, 玫瑰榴石
    Rhodolite garnet is the name applied to a mixture of pyrope and almandite. Rhodolite tends to be lighter in color than most other kinds of red garnet.

  46. Charoite, Chinese name, Chinese name: 查罗石, 紫龙晶
    Charoite is a new gem on the market, first appearing in 1978. It is found only in one location in Siberia, Russia. The swirling shapes of lavender and violet are quite unique.

  47. Rhodonite, Chinese name: 蔷薇辉石
    Rhodonite is a manganese iron magnesium calcium silicate, and a member of the pyroxenoid group of minerals.

  48. Chrome Diopside, Chinese name: 铬透辉石
    Chrome diopside is colored by chromium and displays a rich forest green that has similarities to tsavorite garnet and chrome tourmaline.

  49. Rose Quartz, Chinese name: 蔷薇水晶
    Rose quartz, the unique soft pink color of rose quartz is thought to be derived from tiny traces of titanium. Rose quartz crystals tend to be cloudy, which deepens its color.

  50. Chrome Tourmaline, Chinese name: 铬碧玺
    Chrome tourmaline is a distinct variety of tourmaline colored by chromium. It is sometimes referred to as chrome dravite and is known for its rich forest green color.

  51. Rubellite Tourmaline, Chinese name: 红碧玺,红电气石,红色碧玺
    Rubellite tourmaline is pink to red tourmaline, often with a violet tinge, is known as rubellite. It is one of the most valuable tourmaline colors.

  52. Chrysoberyl, Chinese name: 金绿玉, 金绿宝石
    Faceted chrysoberyl is a beautiful gem which is not as well known as it deserves. Apart from the very good hardness (8.5 on the Mohs scale), it has excellent luster.

  53. Ruby, Chinese name: 红宝石
    Ruby is the red variety of corundum, the 2nd hardest substance on the Mohs scale, with a rating of 9. It is the combination of hardness and rich color that makes fine ruby so valuable.

  54. Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye, Chinese name: 金绿石猫眼
    Chrysoberyl cat's eye is he most famous and valuable cat's eye gemstone is chrysoberyl cat's eye. It is valued for its excellent hardness (8.5) and sharp cat's

  55. Ruby-in-Fuchsite, Chinese name: 共生铬云母和红宝石
    Ruby-in-fuchsite is a natural combination of ruby and fuchsite in the same specimen. It is an interesting and colorful stone, with blue to emerald-green fuchsite and pink, purple or red ruby inclusions.

  56. Nephrite, Chinese name: 和田玉
    Nephrite is a variety of the calcium and magnesium-rich amphibole mineral actinolite (aggregates of which also make up one form of asbestos). It is one of two different mineral species called jade.

  57. Chrysocolla, Chinese name: 硅孔雀石
    Chrysocolla is hydrous copper silicate. Often confused with turquoise, chrysocolla is found in unusual multicolor combinations as well as blue or green.

  58. Ruby-Zoisite, Chinese name, Chinese name: 红宝黝帘石,又称二色宝
    Ruby-zoisite is the natural combination of ruby and zoisite crystals in a single specimen. It is often used for carvings.

  59. Chrysoprase, Chinese name: 绿玉髓,又称南洋玉,因产于澳大利亚而得名,还称之为“英卡”石
    Chrysoprase is a gemstone variety of chalcedony or cryptocrystalline quartz, colored by trace amounts of nickel. Its color varies from apple-green to deep green.

  60. Rutile Quartz, Chinese name: 发晶,金发晶, 钛晶
    Rutile quartz is clear or smoky quartz with inclusions of rutile crystals.

  61. Citrine, Chinese name: 黄水晶
    Citrine is named after the French word for lemon, citrine is yellow, gold or orange-brown transparent quartz.

  62. Rutile Topaz, Chinese name, Chinese name: No appropriate Chinese name. We call it 钛托帕石
    Rutile topaz is colorless topaz with inclusions that look like rutile crystals. But the inclusions are actually thin channels of limonite staining.

  63. Clinohumite, Chinese name, Chinese name: 斜硅镁石
    Clinohumite is a rare mineral and an especially rare gemstone. Only three sources of gem-quality clinohumite material are known; in Tajikistan, Siberia and Tanzania.

  64. Sapphire, Chinese name, Chinese name: 蓝宝石
    Sapphire, with its excellent hardness, second only to diamond, is one of the four traditional precious gemstones.

  65. Color-Change Diaspore, Chinese name: No appropriate Chinese name. We call it 变色水铝石
    Diaspore, sometimes marketed under the name zultanite, is a color change gem from Turkey, which was recently introduced to the international market.

  66. Scapolite, Chinese name: 方柱石
    Gemstone scapolite is not well known, but it can be a very attractive stone. Its color, which is usually a vibrant yellow, orange, pink or violet, is its best feature.

  67. Color-Change Garnet, Chinese name: No appropriate Chinese name. We call it 变色石榴石
    Color-change garnet is a mix of spessartite and pyrope garnet. This garnet presents a color change from brownish in daylight to rose pink in incandescent light.

  68. Seraphinite, Chinese name: 绿龙晶, 科学名称:斜绿泥石
    Seraphinite is a trade name for a particular form of clinochlore. The dark-green color of seraphinite is enhanced by a silvery and feathery shimmer caused by mica inclusions.

  69. Color-Change Sapphire, Chinese name: No appropriate Chinese name. We call it 变色蓝宝石
    Color-change sapphire are rare sapphires that exhibit a color change under varying lighting conditions. Color change sapphires are typically blue in natural light and purple under incandescent light.

  70. Serpentine, Chinese name: 蛇纹石,岫玉
    Serpentine is a type of green magnesium silicate aggregate. It is used as a decorative stone or for carvings.

  71. Coral, Chinese name: 珊瑚
    Precious coral is a species of coral that grows in rocky seabottoms. Coral exhibits a range of warm reddish-pink colors ranging from salmon pink to deep-red.

  72. Sillimanite Cat's Eye, Chinese name: 矽线石猫眼
    Sillimanite cat's eye is a type of aluminum silicate that is related to both andalusite and kyanite. In fact, these three minerals share the same chemical composition but have different crystal structures.

  73. Danburite, Chinese name: 赛黄晶,硅酸硼钙石
    Danburite gets its name from Danbury, Connecticut, where it was first discovered in 1839. It is quite hard, with a rating of 7 to 7.5 on the Mohs scale.

  74. Smithsonite, Chinese name: 菱锌矿
    Smithsonite is one of two zinc-containing minerals discovered by the British mineralogist James Smithson. The zinc silicate was named smithsonite in his honor.

  75. Demantoid Garnet, Chinese name: 翠榴石
    Demantoid garnet is the rarest and most valuable of the garnets. Found in green to emerald green, demantoid garnet is scarce and is typically only seen in small sizes.

  76. Smoky Quartz, Chinese name: 茶水晶,又称烟水晶, 墨晶
    Smoky quartz is fast becoming a designer favorite for its earthy tone and tribal look. It is one of the few gemstones that is gray or brown.

  77. Dendritic Agate, Chinese name: 枝状玛瑙,树枝玛瑙,树纹玛瑙
    Dendritic agate is a whitish-gray or colorless chalcedony with fern-like inclusions known as dendrites. The inclusions look like plant material, but they are actually iron or manganese.

  78. Snowflake Obsidian, Chinese name: 雪片黑曜岩
    Snowflake Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass. In some stones, the inclusion of white crystals of cristobalite produce a blotchy pattern, known as snowflake obsidian.

  79. Sodalite, Chinese name, Chinese name: 方钠石
    Mineral sodalite gets its name from its sodium content. As a gemstone, sodalite is usually blue, often with a violet tint, and frequently contains white veins of calcite.

  80. Dumortierite Quartz, Chinese name: 含蓝线石水晶
    Dumortierite quartz is an unusual quartz that is intergrown with the mineral dumortierite. The inclusions of dumortierite give it a deep blue color that is unique in the world of quartz.

  81. Spessartite Garnet, Chinese name, Chinese name: 锰铝榴石(石榴石)
    Natural spessartite garnet is most valuable spessartite garnets that display a bright, orange-red. The best specimens come from Namibia.

  82. Emerald, Chinese name, Chinese name: 祖母绿, 绿宝石
    Emerald is the most precious stone in the beryl group. The wonderful green color of emerald is unparalleled in the gem world.

  83. Sphalerite, Chinese name: 闪锌矿
    Sphalerite is a rare collector's gem which has exceptional dispersion (also known as fire). In fact its dispersion rating is three times as high as that for diamond.

  84. Enstatite, Chinese name, Chinese name: 顽辉石, 顽火辉石
    Enstatite is a rare gemstone that belongs to the pyroxene group of minerals. It is typically brown-green with a vitreous luster and is a collector's gem.

  85. Sphene, Chinese name: 榍石
    Sphene is a brilliant yellowish-green, green or brown gemstone of high luster, unique color shades and, with brilliant cut, an intense fire.

  86. Fire Agate 火玛瑙;火彩玛瑙
    Buy fire agate from GemSelectFire agate is a type of opaque, limonite-bearing chalcedony with an iridescence caused by the diffraction of light in its layered structure.

  87. Spinel, Chinese name: 尖晶石
    Natural spinel gemstone, due to its excellent hardness and clarity, it is an excellent gemstone for all types of jewelery. Spinel is never treated in any way.

  88. Fire Opal, Chinese name: 火欧泊,火彩欧泊,火蛋白石
    Fire opal is an unusual variety of opal from Mexico, which can be yellow, orange or orange-red. Some fire opal gemstones are clear enough for facets.

  89. Spodumene, Chinese name: 锂辉石
    Spodumene is a relatively new mineral to science, with gem varieties discovered only in the last 120 years. Spodumene occurs in white, gray, pink, lilac and green.

  90. Fluorite, Chinese name: 萤石,氟石
    Fluorite is a mineral with a veritable plethora of brilliant colors that include purple, blue, green, yellow, colorless, brown, pink and orange.

  91. Star Diopside, Chinese name: 星彩透辉石
    Star diopside is best known for the vivid green chrome diopside, but the black diopside exhibiting asterism (also known as the star effect) is also important.

  92. Fossil Coral, Chinese name: 珊瑚化石
    Fossil coral is a decorative material that is formed when ancient coral is gradually replaced with agate. The proper name for this material is agatized coral.

  93. Star Garnet, Chinese name, Chinese name: 星彩石榴石,星光石榴石, 星石榴石
    Star garnet is a rare and unusual garnet, found only in Idado in the USA and India. It displays a four-rayed star due to aligned inclusions of rutile.

  94. Gaspeite, Chinese name: 菱镁镍矿, 菱镍矿
    Gaspeite is a discovery in 1966, gaspeite is a very rare nickel carbonate mineral named after the place in Eastern Canada where it was first described.

  95. Star Lemon Quartz, Chinese name: 星彩柠檬水晶
    Star lemon quartz is a lemon-yellow variety of quartz that displays asterism (the star effect).

  96. Goshenite, Chinese name: 无色透明的绿柱石,称为透绿柱石
    Goshenite is colorless precious beryl. It is named after the small town of Goshen in Western Massachusetts where it was first described.

  97. Star Moonstone, Chinese name: 星彩月光石
    Star moonstone is a combination of orthoclase and albite arranged in layers which cause the lovely sheen. Star moonstone exhibits a stunning cat's eye or four-rayed star effect.

  98. Grossularite Garnet, Chinese name: 钙铝榴
    Grossularite (or grossular) garnet is a calcium-aluminium garnet. The name grossular is derived from the botanical name for the gooseberry, grossularia.

  99. Star Rose Quartz, Chinese name: 星彩玫瑰水晶
    Star rose quartz displaying asterism or the star effect is rare. The unique soft pink color of rose quartz is thought to be caused by tiny traces of titanium.

  100. Hackmanite, Chinese name: 紫方钠石
    Hackmanite exhibits an unusual phenomenon known as reversible photochromism, where a mineral changes color when exposed to sunlight.

  101. Star Ruby, Chinese name: 星彩红宝石
    Star ruby is a ruby that displays asterism, a six-rayed star that shimmers over the surface of the stone when it is moved.

  102. Hambergite, Chinese name: 硼铍石
    Hambergite is one of the lesser-known gemstones. It is usually nearly colorless, with the vitreous luster of glass when cut. It is quite a hard material, with a hardness of 7.5.

  103. Star Sapphire, Chinese name: 星彩蓝宝石
    Star sapphire is a sapphire that contains unusual tiny needle-like inclusions. These needles produce a phenomenon called asterism.

  104. Hematite, Chinese name: 赤铁矿
    Hematite is iron oxide that is typically blackish-gray. When highly polished it can sometimes look like silver. Hematite is a remarkably dense material.

  105. Star Sunstone, Chinese name: 星彩日光石
    Star sunstone is plagioclase feldspar with a unique glitter from platelets of hematite. Typically it has a red glitter, and more rarely a blue or green glitter. Star sunstones are known but rare.

  106. Hemimorphite, Chinese name: 异极矿
    Hemimorphite is usually found in aggregate form with blue and white bands, or mixed with a dark matrix.

  107. Strawberry Quartz, Chinese name: 草莓水晶
    Strawberry quartz is with red inclusions of lepidocrosite, hematite or goethite that is often sold under the name strawberry quartz.

  108. Hessonite Garnet, Chinese name: 肉桂石 (石榴石)
    Hessonite is an orange-brown variety of garnet colored by traces of manganese and iron. It is sometimes known as cinammon stone.

  109. Sugilite, Chinese name: 舒俱来石
    Sugilite is an obscure and quite rare mineral named after the Japanese geologist, Ken-ichi Sugi, who discovered it in 1944.

  110. Hiddenite, Chinese name: 希登石
    Hiddenite is a form of spodumene containing chromium. The green color varies from a yellowish to a bluish-green.

  111. Sunstone, Chinese name: 日光石,日长石
    Sunstone is a type of plagioclase feldspar that exhibits a spangled appearance, due to reflections of red hematite.

  112. Howlite, Chinese name: 硅硼钙石
    Howlite is an interesting grayish-white mineral that is sometimes referred to as white turquoise because of its distinctive veining.

  113. Tanzanite, Chinese name: 坦桑石,又名丹泉石
    Tanzanite is a variety of zoisite. Colors of tanzanite include blue, purple and green. The highly coveted color is deep blue, which has a purple pleochroism.

  114. Idocrase, Chinese name: 符山石
    Idocrase is also known as vesuvianite, since it was originally found on Mt. Vesuvias. The color is normally green, but it can also be brown, yellow, blue or purple.

  115. Tashmarine Diopside, Chinese name: 黄绿色透辉石
    Tashmarine diopside is a brilliant yellow-green diopside from a recent discovery in Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Western China.

  116. Imperial Topaz, Chinese name: 帝王托帕石
    Imperial topaz is the most sought after of all natural topaz. Its rich golden color with reddish and orange overtones is generally not enhanced by any kind of treatment.

  117. Tiger's Eye, Chinese name: 虎眼石
    Tiger's eye is a type of opaque macrocrystalline quartz with a fibrous structure. It typically displays chatoyant stripes, because structural fibers are crooked or bent.

  118. Iolite, Chinese name: 堇青石 霓霞岩
    Pleochroism is very pronounced in iolite and is seen as three different color shades in the same stone; violet, yellow-gray and blue.

  119. Jadeite, Chinese name: 翡翠
    Jadeite is found in most colors, including pure white, pink, brown, red, orange, violet, blue, black and a range of greens.

  120. Topaz, Chinese name: 托帕石
    Topaz is an important gem due to its hardness and high refractive index. Topaz comes in many colors and blue topaz is especially popular.

  121. Jasper, Chinese name: 玉髓
    Jasper is usually considered a type of chalcedony, however, scientists put it in a group by itself because of its grainy structure.

  122. Tremolite-Hexagonite, Chinese name: 弱锰透闪石
    Tremolite is a rare gemstone sometimes known as 'hexagonite' or 'tremolite-hexagonite'.

  123. Kornerupine, Chinese name: 柱晶石
    Kornerupine is a rare transparent to translucent, typically brownish-green collector's gem. It was named after Danish naturalist, artist and explorer, Andreas Nikolaus Kornerup.

  124. Tourmaline, Chinese name: 碧玺,又称为电气石
    Natural tourmaline is of the most versatile of gems, tourmaline that is found in every color. It can show every tone from pastel to dark, and can display various colors in the same stone.

  125. Kunzite, Chinese name: 紫锂辉石
    Kunzite is the pale pink-violet to light-violet species of the mineral spodumene. Kunzite is named in honor of the mineralogist George F. Kunz.

  126. Tsavorite Garnet, Chinese name: 铬钒钙铝榴石
    Natural tsavorite garnet is a green species of garnet that was discovered in 1967 by British geologist Campbell R. Bridges in the bush along the frontier between Kenya and Tanzania.

  127. Kyanite, Chinese name: 蓝晶石
    Kyanite is a layered crystal with a vitreous to almost pearly luster that is usually found in a sapphire-like blue color.

  128. Turquoise, Chinese name: 绿松石
    Turquoise, the blue cousin of lapis lazuli, has been known and valued for thousands of years. The early mines in Sinai, Egypt, were already worked out in 2000 B.C.

  129. Labradorite, Chinese name: 闪光拉长石,富拉玄武岩, 拉长岩
    Labradorite is a member of the plagioclase feldspar group and displays a distinctive schiller in lustrous metallic tints.

  130. Variscite, Chinese name: 磷铝石
    Variscite is a relatively rare type of phosphate mineral. High quality specimens are used as gemstones and for carvings. Variscite is colored by traces of chromium.

  131. Lapis Lazuli, Chinese name: 青金石
    Lapis lazuli has been used for thousands of years in jewelry and ornamental objects. The unique deep blue color has never lost its attraction.

  132. Verdite, Chinese name: 金橄松脂岩, 金云粗面岩
    Verdite is light to dark-green serpentine rock that is often spotted or variegated. Most specimens come from South Africa and Zimbabwe.

  133. Larimar, Chinese name: 拉利玛
    Larimar is a blue variety of pectolite. A very rare mineral, it has only been found in the Dominican Republic, where it was first discovered in 1974.

  134. Zircon, Chinese name: 锆石
    Natural Zircon has great brilliance and intensive fire, due to its high refractive index and strong dispersion.

  135. Lepidolite, Chinese name: 锂云母, 鳞云母
    Lepidolite is a lilac-gray or rose-colored lithium-bearing mineral of the mica group. It is one of the major sources of the rare alkali metals rubidium and caesium.