GSA Connection

April 2011
Trivia Answers


Geoscience Trivia

  1. What gemstone is a type of beryl that has been colored by the presence of chromium?
    EMERALD

  2. What is the term used to describe the luster of diamonds?
    ADAMANTINE

  3. What is the common name for a chatoyant, ornamental variety of quartz that is included with asbestiform fibers?
    TIGER'S EYE

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