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


Alabaster is a type of which sulphate mineral ?

 

Epsomite
Crocoite
Scheelite
Gypsum

Which organic gem is best sourced from the tusk of the African Elephant ?

 

Jet
Ivory
Coral
Shell

Which sulphite yellowish white to brown mineral is used to make gemstones ?

 

Epsomite
Crocoite
Scheelite
Gypsum

Which of these minerals is a natural glass, normally dark in colour ?

 

Tektite
Obsidian
Shell
Jet

The gemstone Serpentine is primarily which colour ?

 

Green
Red
Brown
Blue

All gem quality corundum, that is not red, is known as

 

Emeralds
Sapphires
Padparadscha
Rubies

The silicate minerals Jadeite and Nephrire are types of Jade, which is which colour ?

 

Green
Red
Brown
Blue

Red varieties of corundum are known as

 

Emeralds
Sapphires
Padparadscha
Rubies

Of the 3000 known minerals, around how many are used as a gemstone ?

 

50
450
2000
250

Which organic gemstone is classified as a type of coal ?

 

Pearl
Jet
Coral
Shell


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