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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gemstone

A gemstone is a piece of mineral crystal which, in cut and polished form, is used to make jewelry or other adornments. However, certain rocks (such as lapis ...

www.gemsociety.org/article/what-is-a-gem

Even the most general definition of a gem has many exceptions. Learn what qualities have been used to identify gemstones both scientifically and popularly.

smrtenglish.com/unit/lesson/5961

Do you know what a gemstone is? Gemstones have many different names. Sometimes, people call them gems. Sometimes, people call them jewels. Sometimes ...

www.eternaltools.com/blog/what-are-gemstones

Jun 6, 2013 ... A gemstone is the name given to a piece of mineral (or other rock or organic material) that after it has been cut and polished has been made ...

geology.com/gemstones

Detailed information and photos for over 100 gemstone varieties from around the world!

www.gemselect.com/other-info/minerals-rocks-gems.php

Dec 21, 2007 ... What is the difference between a mineral, a rock and a gemstone? You'll find some answers here.

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gemstone

Define gemstone: a stone that can be used in jewelry when it is cut and polished — gemstone in a sentence.

www.elegantfusedglassbykaren.com/know/whats-difference-mineral-gemstone

Also what's the difference between precious and non-precious gemstones. Both minerals and gemstones have their own science. The science of minerals is ...

blog.larsonjewelers.com/difference-between-a-gemstone-rock-and-mineral

May 17, 2016 ... Gemstones, rocks, and minerals are extremely important to the jewelry industry. As a young college student, I became interested in gemstones, ...