gemstone

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gemstone

[′jem‚stōn]
(geology)
A mineral or petrified organic matter suitable for use in jewelry.
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Collectors consider faceted-glass artificial gems of all colors to be rhinestones.
From the French "caillou du Rhin", the colourless, hard-glass artificial gems termed "rhinestone" was named because it was originally made on the Rhine at Strasbourg.