There are over 4,000 minerals on our planet so why do diamonds get all the attention? This list contains some of the most gorgeous gems the earth has to offer.
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Opal Opals diffract light which allow them take on a variety of colors.
Amethyst A purple form of quartz, amethyst was once known to prevent drunkenness.
Moonstone Named for their moonlike hue, these stones have been used in jewelry designs for centuries.
Labradorite This iridescent stone is found mostly in Labrador, Canada.
Lapis Lazuli Lapis Lazuli has long been a prized stone known for its intense color. It was used for the eyebrows on the mask of King Tut!
Ruby Ruby is known around the world as one of the most precious gems and has been used in jewelry for thousands of years.
Aquamarine Aquamarine is one of the most beautiful gemstones in the world.
Rhodochrosite The national gemstone of Argentina.
Titanium Quartz It's rainbow...and shiny.....
Malachite Malachite is one of the coolest crystals in the world. The circular shapes are formed when copper enters other minerals.
Fluorite Flourite comes in many colors but all of them are amazing...
Rose Quartz Rose quartz a pink translucent form of quartz said to enhance feelings of universal love.
Black Tourmaline Black tourmaline has been used in Shamanic rituals around the world, and is known by crystal healing proponents as a grounding stone that soothes anxiety.
Sunstone Sunstone is known for its warm gold color and is said to have a joyful effect when worn or held.
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Selenite Selenite is a crystalline variety of the mineral gypsum. Many associate it with celestial properties and the moon.
Carnelian In addition to being a beautiful stone, some say that carnelian boosts the libido. Just sayin.
Ocean Jasper Orbicular ocean jasper is very rare and often found on the shores of Madagascar. The circles are formed by WATER!
Blue Lace Agate Blue lace agate is one of the prettiest forms of agate.
Danburite Danburite has a crystal form similar to topaz, and is often used as a healing stone.
Moldavite All the world's moldavite is said to have come from a meteorite impact 14,700,000 years ago! This gem is SUPER rare.