Moreshine Gemstone
Moreshine Gemstone

Selected Gems by Density

Specific Gravity/Density

  • Agate 2.60 - 2.65
  • Alexandrite 3.70 - 3.73
  • Allanite 3.5 - 4.2
  • Almandine 4.97
  • Amazonite 2.56 - 2.58
  • Amber 1.08
  • Amblygonite 3.03
  • Amethyst 2.63 - 2.65
  • Ametrine 2.63 - 2.65
  • Anatase 3.88
  • Andalusite 3.12 - 3.18
  • Andesine 2.68
  • Andradite 3.859
  • Apatite 3.21
  • Apophyllite 2.30 - 2.50
  • Aquamarine 2.67 - 2.71
  • Aventurine 2.62 - 2.65
  • Axinite 3.28
  • Azurite 3.8
  • Barite 4.5
  • Bastnäsite 4.98
  • Benitoite 3.67
  • Beryl 2.69
  • Beryllonite 2.82
  • Bixbite 2.66 to 2.70
  • Brazilianite 2.99
  • Bronzite 3.3
  • Calcite 3.28
  • Carnelian 2.82
  • Cassiterite 4.5
  • Celestite 3.67
  • Cerussite 2.69
  • Chalcedony 2.82
  • Chrome Diopside 3.22 to 3.38
  • Chrysoberyl 3.5 to 3.84
  • Chrysocolla 2.00 to 2.45
  • Chrysoprase 3.97 to 4.00
  • Citrine 2.65
  • Clinozoisite 3.3 to 3.4
  • Colemanite 2.42
  • Coral 2.6 to 2.7
  • Crocoite 5.90 to 6.10
  • Cubic Zirconia 5.60 - 5.90
  • Cuprite 5.85 - 6.15
  • Danburite 3.00 - 3.07
  • Datolite 2.95
  • Demantoid 3.82 - 3.85
  • Diamond 3.52
  • Diopside 3.29
  • Dioptase 3.3
  • Dolomite 2.85 - 2.95
  • Dumortierite 3.26 - 3.41
  • Ekanite 3.28
  • Emerald 2.71
  • Enstatite 3.27
  • Epidote 3.45
  • Euclase 3.1
  • Fayalite (Olivine) 4.3
  • Fibrolite 3.25
  • Fire Opal 2
  • Fluorite 3.18
  • Gahnite 3.98
  • Gahnospinel 3.97
  • Glass (man-made) 3.15 - 4.20
  • Goshenite 2.69
  • Grossular 3.64
  • Hackmanite 2.15 - 2.40
  • Hambergite 2.35
  • Hauyne 2.4
  • Heliodor 2.69
  • Hematite 5.05
  • Hemimorphite 3.45
  • Hessonite 3.65
  • Hiddenite 3.16 - 3.20
  • Howlite 2.53 - 2.59
  • Hydrogrossular 3.36 to 3.55
  • Hypersthene 3.45
  • Idocrase 3.38
  • Iolite 2.59
  • Ivory 1.7 - 2.0
  • Jadeite 3.34
  • Jasper (Quartz) 2.58 - 2.91
  • Kornerupine 3.32
  • Kunzite 3.16 - 3.20
  • Kyanite 3.68
  • Labradorite 2.69
  • Lapis Lazuli 2.8
  • Lazulite 3.09
  • Leucite 2.47
  • Magnesite 3.00 - 3.12
  • Malachite 3.8
  • Maw-Sit-Sit 2.50 to 3.50
  • Microline 2.56
  • Moissanite 3.17 to 3.24
  • Moldavite 2.4
  • Moonstone 2.57
  • Morganite 2.80 to 2.91
  • Natrolite 2.22
  • Nephrite 2.90 - 3.04
  • Obsidian 2.30 - 2.60
  • Oligoclase 2.64 to 2.66
  • Onyx 2.7
  • Opal 2.1
  • Orthoclase 2.6
  • Pearl (cultured) 2.75
  • Pearl (natural) 2.71
  • Peridot (Olivine) 3.34
  • Petalite 2.39
  • Phenakite 2.96
  • Prasiolite 2.65
  • Prehnite 2.87
  • Proustite 5.57 - 5.64
  • Purpurite 3.35
  • Pyrope 3.7
  • Quartz 2.65
  • Rhodizite 3.4
  • Rhodochrosite 3.6
  • Rhodolite 3.93 - 4.30
  • Rhodonite 3.6
  • Ruby 3.97 - 4.08
  • Rutile 4.2
  • Sanidine 2.57
  • Sapphire 3.99 - 4.00
  • Sapphirine 3.54–3.51
  • Scapolite 2.5 to 2.7
  • Scheelite 6
  • Serpentine 2.40 - 2.80
  • Sillimanite 3.25
  • Silver 10.5
  • Sinhalite 3.48
  • Smithsonite 4.35
  • Sodalite 2.13 - 2.29
  • Spessartine 4.16
  • Sphalerite 4.09
  • Sphene 3.53
  • Spinel 3.6
  • Spodumene 3.18
  • Staurolite 3.7
  • Strontium Titanate 5.13
  • Taaffeite 3.61
  • Tantalite 5.18 - 8.20
  • Tanzanite 3.28 - 3.35
  • Thomsonite 2.35
  • Thulite 3.10-3.38
  • Tiger eye 2.64 - 2.71
  • Topaz (colorless) 3.56
  • Topaz (yellow) 3.53
  • Tourmaline 3.02 - 3.26
  • Tremolite 2.90 - 3.10
  • Tsavorite 3.49
  • Tugtupite 2.37 - 2.57
  • Turquoise 2.8
  • Ulexite 1.95
  • Uvarovite 3.77
  • Vanadinite 6.6 and 7.2
  • Variscite 2.55
  • Vesuvianite 3.35–3.45
  • Vivianite 2.65
  • Willemite 4.03
  • Wulfenite 6.70 - 7.00
  • Zincite 5.66
  • Zircon 4.69
  • Zircon, (green) 4.5
  • Zoisite 3.1


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