Fake Gemstone names

Fake Gemstone names

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List of Fake and false gemstone names and its Preferred Gemological Names.

Fake Gemstone Names and Its Preferred Gemological Names

No.

False Name

Preferred Gemological Name

Beware of False and Deceptive Names of gemstones
1 German diamond Rock crystal quartz.
2 Alaska Black diamond Hematite
3 Adelaide Ruby Almandite or garnet from Adelaide, Australia.
4 African emerald Green fluorite from Namibia.
5 African jade Green grossular garnet.
6 Alabandine ruby Almandine garnet.
7 Alabaster onyx Banded travertine or stalagmatic calcite.
8 Alaska Diamond Rock Crystal (Quartz)
9 Alaska jade Pectolite.
10 Alencon diamond Quartz (rock crystal).
11 Alexandrine Synthetic corundum or spinel
12 Alexandrite garnet Color change garnet.
13 Almandine spinel Lab grown spinel.
14 Alpine diamond Pyrites.
15 Amazon jade Amazonite (a feldspar).
16 Amberine Yellowish green moss agate.
17 American Jade Green idocrase
18 American Ruby Pyrope or almandite(Garnet) or rose quartz
19 Ancona ruby Rose quartz.
20 Andesine jade Andesine.
21 Antilles pearl Mother of pearl
22 Aqua gem Light blue synthetic spinel.
23 Aqualite Blue tourmaline.
24 Arabian magic diamond Lab grown colorless or yellow corundum.
25 Arizona Ruby Pyrope (garnet)
26 Arizona Spinel Red or Green garnet
27 Arkansas diamond Rock Crystal (Quartz)
28 Australian amber Kauri resin.
29 Australian ruby Garnet.
30 Baffa diamond Rock crystal quartz.
31 Balas ruby Red Spinel
32 Bastard emerald Peridot, green quartz, or nearly any green stone.
33 Beach moonstone Quartz.
34 Bengal amthyst Purple sapphire.
35 Berilo Green apatite.
36 Black amber Jet.
37 Black Hills ruby Garnet.
38 Blue Alexandrite Color change sapphire
39 Blue malachite Azurite.
40 Blue moonstone Artificially blue tinted chalcedony
41 Blue opal Lazulite.
42 Blue talc Kyanite.
43 Bohemian Chrysolite Moldavite (Natural glass)
44 Bohemian diamond Rock Crystal (quartz)
45 Bohemian emerald Green fluorspar.
46 Bohemian ruby Pyrope (garnet) or rose quartz
47 Bohemian topaz Citrine
48 Bottlestone Moldavite cut gems.
49 Brazilian aquamarine Blue green topaz
50 Brazilian ruby Red or ping topaz
51 Brazilian Sapphire Blue Tourmaline
52 Briancon diamond Rock crystal quartz.
53 Brighton diamond Rock crystal quartz.
54 Bristol diamond Rock crystal quartz.
55 Broghton emerald Glass emerald simulant.
56 Burma sapphire Lab grown blue corundum.
57 Buxton diamond Rock crystal quartz.
58 California jade Californite.
59 California moonstone Chalcedony.
60 Californian ruby Hessonite (grossular garnet)
61 Canadian lapis Sodalite.
62 Candy spinel Almandite (garnet)
63 Cape emerald Prehnite.
64 Cape May diamond Quartz.
65 Cape ruby Pyrope garnet.
66 Cape-Chrysolite Green Prehnite
67 Cape-ruby Pyrope (garnet)
68 Catalina sardonyx Catalinite
69 Ceylon diamond Colorless zircon
70 Ceylon opal Opal like glimmery moonstone
71 Ceylon peridot Yellowish green tourmaline.
72 Chinese turquoise Calcite/quartz/blue dyed soapstone.
73 Colorado diamond Smoky quartz.
74 Colorado jade Green microcline feldsapr.
75 Colorado ruby Pyrope garnet.
76 Colorado topaz Citrine.
77 Congo emerald Dioptase.
78 Copper emerald Dioptase.
79 Copper lapis Azurite
80 Copper malachite Chrysocolla.
81 Cornish diamond Rock crystal quartz.
82 Crystalline emerald Quartz.
83 Dauphin diamond Rock crystal quartz.
84 Delta pearl Imitation pearl.
85 Earth stone Amber or andalusite.
86 Elie ruby Pyrope garnet.
87 Emerald malachite Green fluorspar.
88 Emerald matrix Green fluorspar.
89 Emeraldine Green dyed chalcedony.
90 Emeraldite Green tourmaline.
91 Emeralite Green tourmaline.
92 Emerauldine Dioptase.
93 Evening emerald Peridot.
94 Faience lapis Ceramic.
95 False amethyst Purple fluorspar.
96 False lapis Dyed jasper, lazulite.
97 Fashoda ruby Iron rich pyrope garnet.
98 Feldspar apyre Andalusite.
99 Finder’s diamond Colorless topaz.
100 Fire pearl Billitonite.
101 Fossil turquoise Odontolite.
102 Fukien jade Soapstone.
103 Garnet jade Massive green grossular garnet.
104 Geneva ruby Synthetic Ruby.
105 German diamond Rock Crystal (quartz)
106 German gold Amber.
107 Gibsonville emerald Green quartz.
108 Glass agate Obsidian.
109 Gold sapphire Lapis
110 Gold Topaz Citrine (quartz)
111 Green garnet Enstatite
112 Green onyx Chalcedony.
113 Hawaiian Diamonds Quartz.
114 Hawaiite Peridot
115 Herkimer diamond Quartz.
116 Hinjosa topaz Yellow quartz.
117 Honan jade Soapstone.
118 Hope sapphire Synth blue spinel.
119 Horatio diamond Rock crystal quartz.
120 Hot Springs diamond Rock crystal quartz.
121 Hyacinth topaz Hyacinth (zircon).
122 Iceland agate Obsidian.
123 Imperial Mexican jade Green dyed calcite.
124 Imperial sodden snow jade White nephrite.
125 Indian emerald Green colored cracked quartz.
126 Indian Jade Aventurine (quartz)
127 Indian topaz Yellow sapphire.
128 Irish diamond Quartz.
129 Isle of Wight diamonds Quartz.
130 Ivory pearls Spheroids
131 Ivory turquoise Odontolite.
132 Jade tenace Saussarite.
133 Jadine Australian chrysoprase.
134 Jasper jade Green jasper or serpentine.
135 Jeweler’s topaz Citrine.
136 Jourado diamond Colorless synthetic spinel.
137 Kandy spinel Reddish violet garnet
138 Killiecrankie diamond Colorless topaz
139 Kings topaz Yellow sapphire
140 Korean jade Serpentine
141 Lake George diamond Quartz.
142 Lithia amethyst Kunzite(spodumene)
143 Lithia emerald Hiddenite (spodumene)
144 Lux sapphire Cordierite.
145 Lynz sapphire Cordierite.
146 Madeira topaz Citrine (Quartz)
147 Manchurian jade Soapstone.
148 Marmarosch diamond Rock Crystal (quartz)
149 Mass aqua Glass simluant of aquamarine.
150 Matura Diamond Colorless fired zircon
151 Medina emerald Green glass.
152 Meru sapphire Blue zoisite.
153 Mexican agate/jade/onyx Massive/banded calcite.
154 Mexican Diamond Rock Crystal (quartz)
155 Mogok diamond Colorless Burmese topaz.
156 Mont Blanc ruby Rose quartz.
157 Montana ruby Red Garnet
158 Mother of emerald Prase or green fluorite.
159 Mountain ruby Red garnet.
160 Mutzschen diamond Rock crystal quartz.
161 Nerchinsk aquamarine Blue topaz.
162 Nevada black diamond Obsidian.
163 Nevada topaz Smoky obsidian.
164 New jade Bowenite.
165 Night emerald Peridot.
166 Occidental cat’s eye Quartz.
167 Occidental diamond Rock crystal quartz.
168 Occidental topaz Citrine.
169 Oil pearl Mother of pearl
170 Olivene Demantoid garnet (olivine)
171 Orange topaz Yellow quartz.
172 Oregon jade Dark green chalcedony, jasper.
173 Oregon moonstone Chalcedony.
174 Oriental amethyst Violet sapphire
175 Oriental emerald Green sapphire or green chlorospinel.
176 Oriental hyacinth Pink sapphire
177 Palmeira topaz Brown lab grown sapphire.
178 Palmyra topaz Brown synthetic sapphire
179 Palmyra topaz Heat treated yellow amethyst/citrine.
180 Paphros diamond Rock crystal quartz.
181 Pecos diamond Rock crystal quartz.
182 Pectolite jade Pectolite (nothing to do with jade).
183 Pedrara onyx Stalagmitic marble from Mexico.
184 Pink moonstone Opalescent pink scapolite.
185 Pomegranate ruby Red spinel.
186 Prismatic emerald Euclase.
187 Prismatic moonstone Chalcedony.
188 Prismatic quartz Cordierite.
189 Pseudochrysolite Moldavite.
190 Pyramidal garnet Idocrase.
191 Pyroemerald Green fluorite.
192 Quartz topaz Citrine.
193 Quasima diamond Rock crystal quartz.
194 Quebec diamond Rock crystal quartz.
195 Radium diamond Smoky quartz.
196 Rainbow magic diamond Synthetic rutile.
197 Red sea perals Coral beads.
198 Rhine diamond Rock crystal quartz.
199 Rhyolite glass Obsidian.
200 Rock ruby Pyrope garnet.
201 Rocky Mountain ruby Garnet
202 Rose kunzite Synthetic pink sapphire.
203 Rose moonstone Pink scapolite.
204 Rozircon Synthetic spinel.
205 Rubicelle Yellow orange spinel.
206 Ruby balas Red spinel.
207 Ruby spinel Red spinel.
208 Sacred turquoise Smithsonite.
209 Salamanca topaz Citrine (Quartz)
210 San Diego ruby Red tourmaline.
211 Sapphire quartz Blue chalcedony, or hawk’s eye quartz.
212 Sapphire spinel Blue spinel.
213 Sapphirine Blue chalcedony, blue spinel, or blue glass.
214 Saxon Chrysolite Greenish yellow topaz
215 Saxon diamond Colorless topaz
216 Saxon topaz Citrine.
217 Schaumberg diamond Rock crystal quartz.
218 Scotch topaz Cairngorm, citrine, or smoky quartz.
219 Scottish topaz Quartz.
220 Serpentine jade Bowenite.
221 Serra topaz Citrine (Quartz)
222 Shanghai jade Steatite or talc.
223 Siam aquamarine Heat treated blue / green zircon.
224 Siamese aquamarine Blue zircon
225 Siberian Chrysolite Demantoid (garnet)
226 Siberian ruby Red tourmaline
227 Sicilian marble Italian marble
228 Siliceous malachite Green chrysocolla.
229 Silver peak jade Malachite (local Nevada term).
230 Simili Diamond Glass
231 Sinopal Reddish aventurine quartz.
232 Slave-diamond Colorless Topaz
233 Smoky Citrine Smoky Quartz.
234 Smoky topaz Smoky quartz
235 Soochow jade Bowenite / steatite.
236 South African emerald Fluorspar
237 Spanish emerald Green glass.
238 Spanish lazulite Cordierite (iolite).
239 Spanish Topaz Citrine (Quartz)
240 Spinel ruby Red spinel.
241 Star topaz Yellow star sapphire.
242 Stolberg diamond Rock crystal quartz.
243 Strass diamond Glass
244 Styrian jade Pseudophite or penninite.
245 Swiss jade Jasper.
246 Swiss lapis Chalcedony or jasper.
247 Synthetic alexandrite Synthetic corundum / spinel.
248 Synthetic aquamarine Synthetic corundum / spinel.
249 Tasmanian diamond Rock crystal quartz.
250 Tecla emerald False triplet.
251 Tecla pearls Imitation pearls
252 Tokay lux sapphire Hungarian black obsidian.
253 Tooth turquoise Odontolite.
254 Topaz cat’s eye Yellow girasol sapphire.
255 Topaz quartz Brownish yellow quartz.
256 Topaz saffronite Brownish yellow quartz.
257 Topazolite Yellow andradite garnet.
258 Tourmaline green Synthetic dark green spinel.
259 Transvaal emerald Flourspar.
260 Transvaal jade Green hydrogrossular garnet
261 Transvaal jade Massive green grossular garnet.
262 Trenton diamond Rock crystal quartz.
263 Unripe ruby Red zircon.
264 Ural sapphire Blue tourmaline
265 Uralian emerald Demantoid garnet.
266 Uralian sapphire Blue tourmaline.
267 Utah onyx Stalagmitic marble
268 Utah turquoise Variscite.
269 Vallum diamond Rock crystal quartz.
270 Vanadium emerald Green beryl
271 Verdelite Green tourmaline.
272 Vermeil Red zircon / garnets / spinel.
273 Vesuvian garnet Leucite.
274 Vesuvianite jade Californite.
275 Vienna turquoise Glass
276 Volcanic chrysolite Idocrase / Vesuvianite.
277 Washita diamond Rock crystal quartz.
278 Water chrysolite Moldavite.
279 Water sapphire Cordierite.
280 White garnet Leucite.
281 Wyse ruby Synthetic Ruby.
282 Yaqui onyx Marble
283 Yava onyx Marble
284 Zabeltitzen diamond Rock crystal quartz.
285 Zebra jasper Limonite
286 Zircon spinel Synthetic blue spinel.