Alexandrite: alexandrite is a variety of chrysoberyl that displays a colour change depending on light conditions and the angle it is view from (pleochroism)the ideal colour change would be fine emerald green to fine purplish red, but this is rare and expensive. Actinolite is green to grayish green mineral of the amphibole group found in metamorphic rocks it sometimes has a fibrous texture that produces a strong cat's-eye almandine garnet, also known as almandite, is an iron-rich, red-to-purple garnet that is geologically very common and typically sells. Hiddenite is the green transparent gemstone-quality variety of spodumene spodumene is also known for its popular lilac to pink colored gemstone type known as kunzite like most green gemstones, hiddenite is colored by chromium and can appear green-yellow, yellow-green or a striking bottle-green or emerald-green. 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.
While the chrysoprase gemstones share the seafoam color with other minerals, it is distinctly brighter than most green gems sporting a deep green apple color, it is often used to mimic jade sporting a deep green apple color, it is often used to mimic jade.
The green gemstones are not strictly stones, but fossilized resin from evergreen trees preserved under high pressure unlike other gemstones, the semi-precious green stones are warm to the touch, though the green stones are not to be exposed to intense heat, with which they soften. Green is a very popular gemstone color emerald, jade, peridot, diopside, malachite, tsavorite, amazonite, apatite, aventurine, chrysoprase, tourmaline, turquoise, unakite, sapphire, sphene, variscite, and demantoid are all examples of beautiful green gemstones. The grossularite garnet used to make tumbled stones, beads and carvings is an opaque, massive garnet that often has an attractive green color it is found in south africa where it has been incorrectly called transvaal jade (it has no mineralogical relationship with jade.
Besides the green gemstones in the list above and the other, more precious green stones, there are still other green stones that exist, including fluorapophyllite, pargasite and ludlamite these green rocks, however, have very limited use in jewelry, and are only mostly availed of as raw green crystals.
In addition to the green chrome diopside, the gem occurs in two different appearances one is a translucent light blue to purple granular material known as violane which is used for cabochons , beads, and ornamental projects.
Green gemstones & minerals the following is a list of green gems and minerals listed in our database click the pictures to get full data, click the x to remove the gem from the list. Product features material:heat treating to enhance color jade green round stone loose beads.