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Can you help me identifying my new crystals? (I'm colorblind)

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 Hi everyone, I decided to go and get some crystals, I chose the ones I felt most connected with. The thing is, I don't know their names, and I'm colorblind so it's a little difficult to identify them by myself.

 This is the picture of all of them:



1st- I'm pretty sure this one's a red jasper, it's the only one I can identify:



2nd- I'm not so sure about this one but I'd say it's lapis lazuli due to the dark color and golden specks



3rd- I think this one would be a rose or a clear quartz, I'm not sure since I can't see pastel pinks very well.



4th- I have absolutely no idea about this one



5th - I'd say this one's an amethyst, but I can't tell if it's really purple!!



6th- Maybe a clear quartz?



6th- This one is really intriguing to me, it has a super dark color and it has lots of sparkles


asked Oct 29, 2018 by Poopface2000 (120 points)

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First three you are most likely correct, but 3 could be any clear mineral. You could try to scratch it with a nail. If the nail cannot mark it, quartz would be a good guess. Four looks to have some agate in it. Polishing stones removes identifying characteristics. Five does not appear to be amethyst. I have buckets of amethysts and this does not appear to be. Again the shaping and polishing have removed most identifying characteristics.Amethyst is purple quartz, the same test scratching with a nail would allow at least that much confirmation. A nail will not scratch it. Iron has a hardness of 5.5 on the Mohs scale quartz/amethyst is 7.0 on the Mohs scale. You have two marked 6th. The top clear one could be any clear mneral, clear quartz is not easy to form and much less apt to be used as jewelry, again you can try to scratch it. The dark one is black to my perception.. i have nothing on this one. Speculation is pointless because it is polished and formed .
answered Nov 2, 2018 by Weasel (58,940 points)
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These are what each of the stones colors look like to me: 1: reddish orange 2: dark blue (lapis coloring) 3: very pale pink 4: light blue, stripe is a slightly darker blue 5: dark blue, not as speckled as 2nd one 6: Clear quartz 7: Black with dark blue sparkles.


This is just the colors to help you out, since you already seem pretty savvy with identification. Hope it helps!
answered Nov 13, 2018 by linkisnotzelda (5,390 points)