This is a list of gemstones, organized by species and type.
List of gemstones by species Wikipedia
There are over 300 types of minerals that have been used as gemstones. These include:
There are a number of artificial and lab grown minerals used to produce gemstones. These include:
There are a number of organic materials used as gems, including:Amber
Nacre (Mother of pearl)
Made up of two or more minerals, there are a number of rocks used as gems, including:
There are a number of minerals found within quartz crystal and faceted into gems or fashioned into cabochons for jewelry. These include: