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Discerningly Versed - Effective Iterative Learning Quiz Questions - Gemstones II
Discerningly Versed - Effective Iterative Learning


Which of these is a brilliant blue phosphate rock used as a gemstone ?

 

Turquiose
Lapis Lazuli
Peridot
Citrine

A variety of quartz containing red or greenish particles of iron oxide or mud & that is opaque is a

 

Amethyst
Rock Crystal
Aventurine Quartz
Citrine

The surface of a cut of a polished gem is known as a

 

Pavilion
Girdle
Crown
Facet

A gemstone that appears one colour from one direction & another colour from another direction is a

 

Allochromatic Gem
Pleochroic Gem
Parti Coloured Gem
Idiochromatic Gem

Gem quality Iolite, known as Water Sapphire, is what distinctive bright colour ?

 

Green
Brown
Red
Blue

Emeralds, Aquamarine, Heliodor, Morganite and Goshenite are varieties of which silicate mineral ?

 

Beryl
Olivine
Tourmaline
Garnet

Tanzanite, the most sought after variety of the silicate mineral zoisite, is which colour ?

 

Purple
Brown
Pink
Green

The green gem peridot is a gemstone from which silicate mineral ?

 

Zircon
Olivine
Garnet
Beryl

Which of these gems is a well known allochromatic gem ?

 

Peridot
Watermelon Tourmaline
Corundum
Iolite

The gemstone thulite is a variety of the silicate zoisite & appears what colour

 

Purple
Brown
Pink
Green


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