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


Alexandrite, a strongly pleochroic gem, is the gem variety of which oxide mineral ?

 

Corundum
Hematite
Chrysoberyl
Spinel

Which of these gemstones is a well known allochromatic gemstone ?

 

Watermelon Tourmaline
Corundum
Iolite
Peridot

Which oxide mineral is known for its grey metallic lustre ?

 

Corundum
Hematite
Chrysoberyl
Spinel

The lower part of a gemstone below the girdle is known as the

 

Lapidiary
Pavilion
Facet
Crown

Which silicate mineral come in a variety of colours and make the largest gemstones ?

 

Tourmaline
Topaz
Spodumene
Beryl

A person who cuts and polishes gemstones is a

 

Lapidiary
Pavilion
Facet
Crown

Dravite, Achroite, Rubellite, Indicolite & Watermelon are all varieties of which silicate mineral ?

 

Dioptase
Beryl
Olivine
Tourmaline

Which halide mineral is used to make a variety of soft gemstones & is often known as fluorspar ?

 

Carnallite
Fluorite
Halite
Sodalite

The top part of a cut stone above the girdle is known as the

 

Lapidiary
Pavilion
Facet
Crown

Gems which consist of different coloured parts are known as

 

Allochromatic Gems
Pleochroic Gems
Parti Coloured Gems
Idiochromatic Gems


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