Transparent Gemstones-Links 
Cochise College 
Gemstone Links
   
Virtual Geology Museum         Geology Home Page
Hall of Gemstones    
Roger Weller, geology instructor ( wellerr@cochise.edu )
 
links 
Transparent gemstones are usually faceted.

Just scroll down to the desired gemstone.

last edited:  10/20/10       dead links removed:  12/26/07 

alexandrite
basic information on alexandrite
   ALEXANDRITE a color changing variety of chrysoberyl
   Alexandrite Gemstones
alexandrite faceted
   Alexandrites - Calibrated Size and Shape Pricelist
   ALEXANDRITE GEMS - AwesomeGems.com
   Multicolor.com-Alexandrite
   Alexandrite-Paraiba

amethyst                                             
basic information on amethyst
   Amethyst-Audrey LaClair-Cochise College
   AMETHYST a gemstone variety of quartz
   Crystal Park, Montana, Amethyst location information
   Four Peaks Arizona, Amethyst information
   Four Peaks, Arizona, zoned amethyst crystal
   whatsnew
amethyst faceted
   Amethyst
   Amethyst
   Amethyst
   Amethyst
   AMETHYST GEMS - AwesomeGems.com
   Amethyst Gemstones
   Mt. Lily Gems Inventory for sale
   Mt. Lily Gems Inventory for sale
   Mt. Lily Gems Inventory for sale
   ! Colored Gemstones
   ! Colored Gemstones
   Amethyst-Paraiba

ametrine                               
basic information on ametrine
   Ametrine-Audrey LaClair- Cochise College
   Ametrine: Amethyst and citrine
ametrine faceted
   Amatrine
   Amatrine
   Ametrine Gemstones
 
andalusite
basic information on andalusite
   ANDALUSITE (Aluminum Silicate)
   Gemstone Form
   whatsnew
andalusite faceted
   Andalusite 1 
andalusite in jewelry
   Andalusite 2
   Andalusite 3

apatite                                                                                    
basic information on apatite
   Apatite
   Apatite
   APATITE
   Apatite Factsheet
   Apatite Gemstones
   Apatite, Slyudyanka, Russia, Siberia, CIR
   whatsnew
apatite faceted
   Apatite
   Apatite from Sludyanka, Russia
   Apatite 1
   Apatite-Paraiba
cat's eye apatite
   Cat's Eye Apatite Gemstones
Apatite Rough
   Dragon Treasure Gemstones - Apatite Rough

aquamarine                                  
basic information on beryl
   AQUAMARINE the blue gemstone variety of beryl
   whatsnew
aquamarine faceted
   Aquamarine-Collen Breen- Cochise College
   Aquamarine-Nwande Gardiner- Cochise College
   Aquamarine Gemstones
   ! Colored Gemstones
   ! beryl gemstones 4.htm
   ! beryl gemstones 10
   !Beryl22.htm
   ! Colored Gemstones
   ! Colored Gemstones
   Aquamarine-Paraiba

beryl                                        
basic information on beryl
   Beryl
   Beryl Notes, University of Texas at Austin
   Beryl Gemstones
colorless beryl
   Goshenite
   Goshenite
   GOSHENITE, a gemstone variety of beryl
   Goshenite Gemstones
dark blue beryl
   Dark Blue Beryl Gemstones
pale green beryl
   Green Beryl Gemstones
   Pale Green Beryl
   Green Beryl-Paraiba
peach beryl
   Peach Beryl Gemstones
red beryl
   Red Beryl
   Red Beryl
   Red Beryl Gemstones
   whatsnew

chrysoberyl
basic information on chrysoberyl
   CHRYSOBERYL (Beryllium Aluminum Oxide)
   whatsnew
chrysoberyl faceted
   Chrysoberyl Gemstones
   Multicolour.com  Chrysoberyl  

citrine                                               
basic information on citrine
   CITRINE the yellow variety of quartz
   whatsnew
   Citrine-Audrey LaClair- Cochise College
citrine faceted
   Citrene
   Citrene
   Citrene
   Citrine-Paraiba
   Citrine Gemstones
   CITRINE Gemstones
   Citrine  comes from yellow to orange.
citrine carved
   Citrene
champagne citrine
   Champagne Citrine Gemstones
lemon yellow citrine
   Lemon Yellow Citrine Gemstones
Madeira citrine
   Madeira Citrine Gemstones

diamond 
basic information on diamond                                                                 
   DIAMOND (Carbon)
   Diamond Gemstones
   Diamond - Molecule of the Month
   Diamond Talk
   Learning About Diamonds-
          Melanie Lewis
- Cochise College
   Man-Made Diamonds-
          Crystal Roe-
Cochise College
   University of Texas course notes on Diamonds
   Diamond History
buying diamonds
   The Four Cs of Diamonds-
          Mark Alexander-
Cochise College
   Shopping for the Right Diamond-
          Gilberto Fuentes
- Cochise College
diamonds from arkansas
   diamonds from Crater of Diamonds, Murfeesboro, Arkansas  **
diamonds faceted
   DIAMONDS - AwesomeGems.com -
   Diamonds: From Rough Rocks to Glamorous Gems-
          L.Thurman- Cochise College
   The Cullinan Diamonds-Sheilla DeMeritt- Cochise College
how diamonds are graded
   AGS-000 Ideal Cut Diamonds & Wholesale Diamond Prices
   Diamonds, the Four Cs-
          Tanya Eavenson-
Cochise College
   Diamonds
 
diopside                                                    
basic information on chrome diopside
   Chrome Diopside
   DIOPSIDE (Calcium Magnesium Silicate)
   whatsnew
chrome diopside faceted
   Chrome Diopside Gemstones
   Chrome Diopside-RealGems

emeralds
basic information on emerald                                         
   Delta Bravo
   EMERALD, the green gemstone variety of beryl
   The gemstone emerald
   Emeralds from Columbia
emerald faceted
   Emeralds - Colored Gemstones from GEMFIX -  
   Emerald Gemstones
   EMERALDS - www.AwesomeGems.com
   Multicolour.com / All Categories / Single / Emerald /
   ! Colored Gemstones
   ! Colored Gemstones
   ! Colored Gemstones
   Emerald-Paraiba
                                                              
 
fluorite
basic information on fluorite
   Fluorite Page
   William Wise Mine Fluorite, Faceted Fluorite
fluorite faceted
   Fluorite from Westmoreland, New Hampshire
   fluorite 1
   Fluorite 2

garnet
basic information on garnet
   Garnet Family                                                                                                                   
   Garnet Gemstones
   Gemstones - Garnet
   Notes on Gem Garnet, UT Austin
   THE GARNET GROUP OF MINERALS
almandite
   ALMANDINE (Iron Aluminum Silicate)
   Almandite Gemstones
   Garnet 1
andradite
   ANDRADITE (Calcium Iron Silicate)
   Dragon Treasure Gemstones -Grossular and Andradite
demantoid
   DEMANTOID, a gemstone variety of andradite garnet
   whatsnew
grossularite
   Dragon Treasure Gemstones - Fancy Grossular Garnet      
   Dragon Treasure Gemstones - Grossular and Andradite  
   Dragon Treasure Gemstones - Grossular Garnet Rough
   GROSSULAR (Calcium Aluminum Silicate)
   Grossular Garnet Gemstones
hessonite
   GARNETS -Top Gem Quality Ceylon Gemstones
   HESSONITE, a gemstone variety of grossular garnet
   Hessonite Gemstones
pyrope
   GARNETS - Top Gem Quality Ceylon Gemstones
   Garnet 2
   Garnet 3
   Four Corners Area, Pyrope Garnet locality
   Pyrope Garnet Gemstones
   PYROPE (Magnesium Aluminum Silicate)
rhodolite
   Rhodolite-1
   Rhodolite-2
   Garnet 6
   Rhodolite Garnet Gemstones
spessartite
   Garnet 10
   Spessartine Garnet Gemstones
   SPESSARTINE (Manganese Aluminum Silicate)
tsavorite
   TSAVORITE, a gemstone variety of grossular garnet
   Tsavorite-Paraiba
   Garnet 8
   Garnet 9
   TSAVORITE GARNET - AwesomeGems
   Tsavorite Garnet Gemstones
   Dragon Treasure Gemstones - Grossular and Andradite
pyralspite garnet
   Dragon Treasure Gemstones -Pyralspite Garnet Rough
   Dragon Treasure Gemstones -Pyralspite Garnet Rough
   Dragon Treasure Gemstones -Pyralspite Garnet Rough
   Dragon Treasure Gemstones -Pyralspite Garnet Rough
   GARNET1
grape garnet
   Grape Garnet Gemstones
Malaya garnet
   Garnet 7
   Malaya Garnet Gemstones
mandarin garnet
   Mandarin Garnet Gemstones
   Mandarin Garnet-Paraiba
Mozambique garnet
   Mozambique Garnet Gemstones
umbalite garnet                                                   
   Umbalite Garnet Gemstones

heliodor
basic information on heliodor
   HELIODOR, a gemstone variety of beryl
heliodor faceted
   Gold Beryl
   Golden Beryl Gemstones
   Yellow Beryl-Paraiba

iolite                                                      
basic information on iolite
   Gemstone Form
   Iolite
   Iolite
iolite faceted
   Cordierite
   Iolite
   IOLITE - Gemstones

kunzite                                            
basic information on kunzite
   Kunzite
   KUNZITE, the pink variety of spodumene
   ON KUNZ & KUNZITE
   The gemstone kunzite
kunzite faceted
   Kunzite Gemstones
   Kunzite-Paraiba
   KUNZITE Gemstones - www.AwesomeGems.com
kunzite in jewelry                                                          
   Untitled Document

moldavite                                                
basic information on moldavite
   TEKTITES (Meteoric Silica Glass)
   whatsnew
moldavite faceted
   Moldavite Gemstones
moldavite rough
   thegemdealer.com moldavite facts and lore
   MOLDAVITE GEMSTONES Rough Sales Room 41.

morganite                                                         
basic information on morganite
   MORGANITE Factsheet & Information Page
   MORGANITE, the pink gemstone variety of beryl
morganite rough
   From My Personal Collection: Beryl var. Morganite  
morganite faceted
   Morganite Gemstones
   Morganite-Paraiba
   MORGANITE GEMSTONES - www.AwesomeGems.com
  
orthoclase
   Andalusite 1
  
peridot                                                            
basic information on peridot
   Gemstones - Peridot
   OLIVINE (Magnesium Iron Silicate)
   Peridot Gemstones
   PERIDOT a gemstone variety of olivine
   Peridot from San Carlos, Arizona
   Peridot from San Carlos, Arizona
   Peridot Gemstone Education 
   Peridot Notes, GEO347K, U Texas, Austin
   whatsnew
peridot rough
   Peridot from San Carlos, Arizona
peridot faceted
   Peridot Gemstones
   Peridot Gemstones  
   Peridot-Paraiba  
   Peridot 1
   Peridot 2


quartz-rock crystal
basic information on quartz
   Gemstones - Quartz
   Notes on Quartz, University of Texas at Austin
   ROCK CRYSTAL, the colorless variety of quartz
   Rock Crystal-Audrey LaClair- Cochise College

ruby                                                                                                 
basic information on ruby
   Ruby and Rubies
   Rubies-Michelle Cruz- Cochise College
   Rubies-Shawn Kellerman- Cochise College
   Ruby and Sapphire Notes, University of Texas
   Ruby Gemstone Education
   RUBY (variety of Corundum)
ruby crystals
star ruby
   Indian Star Ruby Gemstones
   STAR RUBY Gemstones -AwesomeGems
ruby faceted
   Rubies - Colored Gemstones from GEMFIX -
   Ruby Gemstones
   ! Colored Gemstones

sapphire
basic information on sapphire                                                                
   Gemstones - Sapphires
   Ruby and Sapphire Notes, University of Texas
   Sapphire
   SAPPHIRE (variety of Corundum)
sapphires by color
bicolor sapphire

   Bi-Color Sapphire Gemstones
blue sapphire
   Blue Sapphire Gemstones
   Multicolour.com /Sapphire Blue/
   Sapphire and Sapphires
   Sapphires - Colored Gemstones from GEMFIX
   ! Colored Gemstones
color change sapphire
   Color Change Sapphire Gemstones
golden sapphire
   Golden Sapphire Gemstones
   GOLDEN SAPPHIRES -
green sapphire
   Green Sapphire Gemstones                                               
orange sapphire
   Orange Sapphire Gemstones
   ORANGE SAPPHIRES -
padparadscha sapphire
   Padparadscha Gemstones
   PADPARADSCHA SAPPHIRES -  
pink sapphire
   Pink Sapphire Gemstones
purple sapphire
   PURPLE SAPPHIRE Gems -
violet sapphire
   Violet Sapphire Gemstones
white sapphire
   White Sapphire Gemstones
yellow sapphire
   Sapphire 2
   Yellow Sapphire Gemstones
   Yellow Sapphires - www.AwesomeGems.com
various colors of sapphires
   Sapphire    
   Sapphire-Paraiba                                                                                                                
 star sapphire
   Black Star Sapphire Gemstones
   Blue Star Sapphire Gemstones
   BLUE STAR SAPPHIRE - AwesomeGems.
   Grey Star Sapphire Gemstones
Australian sapphires
   Anakie, Australia, Sapphire Field
Montana sapphires
   Bakers jewelry: Montana yogo sapphires
   El Dorado Bar, Montana, Sapphires
   El Dorado Bar, Montana, Digging of Sapphires
   Gem Mountain, Montana, Sapphires
   Gemstones - Sapphires
   Precious Gemstonesin Montana
   Studio Montana -- Montana Sapphires- pairs
   Studio Montana -- Montana Sapphires- more
   The World's Largest Collection of Yogo Sapphires
sapphire in jewelry
   Anakie, Australia, Sapphire Pendant
   Ida's Gems - September Birth Stone: Sapphire
  

scapolite

basic information on scapolite
   Scapolite
   SCAPOLITE
   whatsnew
scapolite faceted             
   Scapolite     
                                                          

smoky quartz    
smoky quartz in jewelry
   Smoky Quartz Jewelry by Gilden Script
   smoky quartz jewelry, Smoky Quartz
   Smoky Quartz-
          Audrey LaClair-
Cochise College
basic information on smoky quartz
   SMOKY QUARTZ: Factsheet & Information
   SMOKY QUARTZ, black or brown variety of quartz
smoky quartz faceted
   Cairngorm
   Smoky Topaz Quartz Price List
   Smoky Quartz Gemstones

spinel                                                                         
basic information on spinel
   Notes on Spinel, GEO347K, UT Austin
   Spinel
   SPINEL (Magnesium Aluminum Oxide)
   whatsnew
black spinel
   Black Spinel Gemstones
blue spinel
   Blue Spinel Gemstones
pink spinel
   Pink Spinel Gemstones
   Spinel 1
   Spinel 2
red spinel
   SPINEL Gems - AwesomeGems.com -  
   Red Spinel-Paraiba
   Red Spinel Gemstones
   Spinel Gemstones
various colors of spinel
   ! Colored Gemstones
violet spinel
   Spinel 3
   Violet Spinel Gemstones
white spinel
   White Spinel Gemstones


sunstone
basic information on sunstone
   Gemstones - Feldspar
   Plush Oregon Mine Information, gem sunstone
   whatsnew
sunstone faceted
   Oregon Sunstone, gem feldspar
   Sunstone Gemstones
  
tanzanite                                                                        
basic information on tanzanite
   tanzanite
   Tanzanite
   Tanzanite Gemstones
   Tanzanite-Linda Coe- Cochise College
   TANZANITE, the gemstone variety of zoisite
   whatsnew
tanzanite faceted
   Tanzanite Gemstones
   Tanzanite-Paraiba
   tanzanite-Tucson-break.htm
   Tanzanite 1
   ! Colored Gemstones
tanzanite rough
   Dragon Treasure Gemstones - Tanzanite  

topaz                                                                                    
basic information on topaz
   Notes on Topaz, GEO347K, UT Austin
   Precious Topaz Gemstones
   Topaz
   Topaz-Brooke Julian- Cochise College
   TOPAZ (Aluminum Silicate Fluoride Hydroxide)
blue topaz
   Blue Topaz Gemstones
   Blue Topaz-Paraiba
   London Blue Topaz Gemstones
   Sky Blue Topaz Gemstones
   Swiss Blue Topaz Gemstones
   Topaz 1
   Topaz 2
   Topaz 3
   Topaz 3
   ! Colored Gemstones
   ! Colored Gemstones
red/brown topaz
   Topaz 5
silver topaz
   Silver Topaz Gemstones
topaz- various colors
   TOPAZ Gemstones -
imperial topaz
   Topaz 6
   Topaz 7
   Topaz 8
   Precious Topaz-Paraiba

tourmaline                                                        
basic information on tourmaline
   ELBAITE
   Gemstones - Tourmaline
   Tourmaline
   TOURMALINE GROUP
   Tourmaline triple page
bluish-green tourmaline
   Tourmaline 3
blue tourmaline
   INDICOLITE, the blue variety of elbaite
colorless tourmaline
   Colorless Tourmaline Gemstones
dark blue tourmaline
   Indicolite Gemstones
green tourmaline
   Chrome Tourmaline -
   Chrome Tourmaline Gemstones
   Green Tourmaline -
   Green Tourmaline-Paraiba
   GREEN TOURMALINE & INDICOLITE -                                            
   Green Tourmaline Gemstones
   Green Tourmaline:
   Tourmaline 1
   Tourmaline 7
   ! Tourmaline Gemstone & Crystal Specimens
multicolor tourmaline
   Blue and Bi-color Tourmaline
   Bi-color Tourmaline Gemstones
   Tourmaline 8
   Tourmaline 9
   Tourmaline 10
   ! Colored Gemstones
   ! Colored Gemstones
   ! Tourmaline Gemstone & Crystal Specimens
orange tourmaline
   Orange Tourmaline Gemstones
   Tourmaline 6
pink tourmaline
basic information on pink tourmaline

   whatsnew
pink tourmaline (rubellite) faceted
   PINK TOURMALINE & RUBELLITE
   Pink Tourmaline -
   Pink Tourmaline-Paraiba
   Pink Tourmaline Gemstones
   Rubellite Gemstones
   Rubellite: Hot-Pink Tourmaline
   ! Tourmaline Gemstone & Crystal Specimens
   Tourmaline 5
red tourmaline
   ! Colored Gemstones
   ! Tourmaline Gemstone & Crystal Specimens
   Red Tourmaline-Paraiba
watermelon tourmaline
   Photo
   Tourmaline 11
   Tourmaline 12
   Watermelon Tourmaline Gemstones
yellow tourmaline
   Tourmaline 2
   Tourmaline 4
   Yellow Tourmaline Gemstones
various colors of tourmaline
   Tourmaline
   Tourmaline Gemstones
   Tourmaline - www.AwesomeGems.com
cat's eye tourmaline
   Cat's Eye Tourmaline Gemstones
tourmaline rough
   Dragon Treasure Gemstones - Tourmaline Rough
Russian tourmaline
   Malkhany Russia Tourmaline Mine
Nigerian tourmaline
   Nigerian Tourmaline

zircon                                                                
basic Information on zircon
   Notes on Zircon, GEO347K, UT Austin
   whatsnew
   zircon
   ZIRCON (Zirconium Silicate)
yellow zircon
   Zircon 3
blue zircon
   Zircon 1
   Zircon 2
   Zircon 4
Australian zircons
   Harts Range, Australia, Zircon
various colors of zircons
   |Multicolour.com / Any Stones / Zircon
   ZIRCON Gems - AwesomeGems.com
   Zircon Gemstones