THE GEMSTONE ANDALUSITE



Andalusite gemstones are remarkable for their fascinating color habits and very strong pleochroism, which can cause a muliticolored effect of shades of yellow, olive-green, and reddish-brown within a single gem. Although Andalusite as a mineral is not uncommon, the transparent variety used as a gem is very rare. Another important form of Andalusite that is entirely different is the mostly opaque Chiastolite variety, which is known for its unique cross-shaped design within the body of a crystal.




Agate

Alexandrite

Almandine

Amazonite

Amber

Amethyst

Ametrine

Andalusite

Andesine

Andradite

Aquamarine

Aventurine

Benitoite

Beryl

Bloodstone

Carnelian

Cat's Eye

Chalcedony

Chrysoberyl

Chrysocolla

Chrysoprase

Citrine

Copper

Coral

Danburite

Diamond

Diaspore

Diopside

Dumortierite

Emerald

Fluorite

Garnet

Gold

Golden Beryl

Goshenite

Grossular

Hiddenite

Iolite

Jade

Jasper

Kunzite

Kyanite

Labradorite

Lapis Lazuli

Larimar



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