The Color White
• Always clear: Beryl, Goshenite, Rock Crystal Quartz
• Sometimes clear: Calcite, Corundom, Diamond, Sapphire, Spinel, Topaz, Tourmaline, Zircon
• Often white: Bone, Howlite,* Ivory, Moonstone,* Opal,* Pearl,*
• Sometimes white: Agate, Coral, Drusy Quartz,* Jadeite Jade, Mother-of-Pearl,* Nephrite Jade, Serpentine
* Shows some type of iridescence
Note: some predominantly white gemstones may be mottled, speckled or banded to a lesser or greater degree.