Current Gemstones discoverd and analyzed in Ethiopia

Current Gemstones discoverd and analyzed in Ethiopia
These stones we have discoverd and analysed and know their depostits Identified Gemstones in samples from Ethiopia Andesine; (Na,Ca)(Si,Al)4O8, Crystal system: Triclinic, Group: Feldspar

Opal; SiO2 n(H2O), Crystal system: Non-crystaline, Group: Opal

Garnet Almandine; Fe3Al2Si3O12, Crystal system: Isometric (cubic), Group: Garnet

Peridot; Mg2SiO4-Fe2SiO4, Crystal system: Orthorombic, Group: Olivine

Tourmaline (red, green, blue and yellow); Na(Li,Al)3Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4 Crystal system: Trigonal, Group: Tourmaline

Moonstone; KAlSi3O8, Crystal system: Monoclinic, Group: Feldspar

Sapphire(green, blue and yellow); Al2O3, Crystal system: Trigonal, Group: Corundum

Ruby; Al2O3, Crystal system: Trigonal, Group: Corundum

Tektite(natural glass); Mostly Silica, Crystal system: Non-crystalline, Group: Glass-Natural

Amethyst; SiO2, Crystal system: Trigonal, Group: Quartz

Topaz (white and pink); Al2(F,OH)2SiO4, Crystal system: Orthorhombic, Group:Topaz

Smoky quartz; SiO2, Crystal system: Trigonal, Group: Quartz

Sunstone; (Na,Ca)(Si,Al)4O8, Crystal system: Triclinic, Group: Feldspar

Epidot; Ca2(Al,Fe)3Si3O12(OH), Crystal system: Monoclinic, Group: Epidot

Sinhalite; MgAlBO4, Crystal system: Orthorhombic, Group: Sinhalite

Emerald; Be3Al2Si6O18, Crystal system: Hexagonal, Group: Beryl

Golden Beryl; Be3Al2Si6O18, Crystal system: Hexagonal, Group: Beryl

Garnet Hessonite; Ca3Al2(SiO4)3, Crystal system: Isometric (cubic), Group: Garnet

Zircon; ZrSiO4 + Fe, U,Th, Hf, Crystal system: Tetragonal, Group: Zircon

Citrine; SiO2, Crystal system: Trigonal, Group Quartz