# Mineral Hardness Color Transparency Crystal System Probability See More
1Antigorite3.5 - 4.0green, green-blue, white, brown, blackTransparentMonoclinic0.056
2Elbaite7.5Green, red to pink, blue, orange, yellow, colourlessTransparent, TranslucentTrigonal0.042
3Chrysotile2.5GreenMonoclinic0.04
4Spodumene6.5 - 7.0Colourless, yellow, light green, emerald-green, pink to violet, purple, white, grayTransparent, TranslucentMonoclinic0.029
5Weloganite3.5Light yellow, amber-yellow, whiteTranslucentTriclinic0.022
6Zoisite6.0 - 7.0Colourless, purple, greyish-white, grey, yellowish-brown, yellow, pink, greenTransparent, TranslucentOrthorhombic0.013
7Tremolite5.0 - 6.0White, brown, colourless, grey, light green, green, light yellow, pink-violetTransparent, TranslucentMonoclinic0.013
8Beryllonite5.5 - 6.0Colourless, white, rarely pale light yellow, colourless in transmitted light.Transparent, TranslucentMonoclinic0.013
9Serandite5.0 - 5.5Pale pink, salmon-red, salmon-orange, deep orange, rose-red, brown, colourlessTransparent, TranslucentTriclinic0.012
10Quartz7.0Colorless, purple, rose, red, black, yellow, brown, green, blue, orange, etc.Transparent, TranslucentTrigonal0.012
11Parisite-(Ce)4.5Brown, brownish-yellow, waxy yellow, gray-yellow, colourless to yellow in transmitted light.Transparent, TranslucentMonoclinic0.012
12Clinozoisite7.0colourless, green, grey, light green, yellow-green, pinkTransparent, TranslucentMonoclinic0.011
13Davyne5.5 - 6.0Colourless, whiteTransparent, TranslucentHexagonal0.01
14Kyanite5.5 - 7.0Blue, white, light gray, green, rarely yellow, orange, pinkTransparent, TranslucentTriclinic0.009
15Opal5.5 - 6.5Colourless, white, yellow, red, orange, green, brown, black, blueTransparent, Translucent0.008
16Corundum9.0Colourless, blue, red, pink, yellow, grey, golden-brownTransparent, Translucent, OpaqueTrigonal0.008
17Pargasite5.0 - 6.0Light-brown, brown, greenish-brown to dark green and black.Monoclinic0.008
18Diaspore6.5 - 7.0white, brown, colourless, pale yellow, greyish, greenish grey, lilac, pinkishTransparent, TranslucentOrthorhombic0.007
19Thomsenolite2.0Colourless, white, pale lilac, brownish or reddish tinted due to staining, colourless in transmitted light.Transparent, TranslucentMonoclinic0.007
20Agrellite5.5White to greyish or greenish white.Transparent, TranslucentTriclinic0.007
21Amesite2.5 - 3.0Originally pale grayish blue-green, also white, colourless, pale green, pink to lilac (chromian)TranslucentTriclinic0.007
22Inesite5.5 - 6.0Rose-red, pink, orange-pink, orange-red-brownTranslucentTriclinic0.007
23Richterite5.0 - 6.0Brown to brownish-red, rose-red, or yellow, grey-brown, and also pale to dark green. dark green blue and grey blueTransparentMonoclinic0.007
24Cummingtonite5.0 - 6.0Translucent dark green, brown, grey, colourlessMonoclinic0.007
25Chrysoberyl8.5Green shades, emerald-green, greenish white, yellowish green, greenish brown, yellow, blueTransparent, TranslucentOrthorhombic0.006
26Bustamite5.5 - 6.5Pale to medium pink, brownish red, colourless to yellowish pink in transmitted lightTransparent, TranslucentTriclinic0.006
27Marialite5.5 - 6.0Bluish, Brownish, Colorless, Violet, GreenishTransparent, TranslucentTetragonal0.006
28Fluorapatite5.0Colourless to white when pure, also green, blue, pink, yellow, brown, violet, purple.Transparent, OpaqueHexagonal0.006
29Cancrinite5.0 - 6.0grey-green, white, yellow, blue, orange, reddishTransparent, TranslucentHexagonal0.006
30Stichtite1.5 - 2.0Rose-pink to purpleTransparentTrigonal0.006
31Ephesite3.5 - 4.5Translucent pinkTriclinic0.006
32Shomiokite-(Y)2.0 - 3.0colourless, pinkTransparentOrthorhombic0.005
33Pickeringite1.5 - 2.0Colourless to white, light yellow, pale pink, gray, colourless in transmitted lightTranslucentMonoclinic0.005
34Edenite5.0 - 6.0White, grey, pale to dark green, also brown and pale pinkish-brownMonoclinic0.005
35Marshallsussmanite3.0Light pink to deep pink, orange-pink0.005
36Sillimanite6.5 - 7.5Colorless, white, yellow, brown, green, gray.Transparent, TranslucentOrthorhombic0.005
37Natrolite5.0 - 5.5White, Colorless, Red, Yellow, Brown, Green, bluishTransparent, TranslucentOrthorhombic0.005
38Kovdorskite4.0Pale rose, pale blueMonoclinic0.005
39Phlogopite2.0 - 3.0Brown, gray, green, yellow, or reddish brownTransparent, TranslucentMonoclinic0.004
40Ruizite5.0orange, red-brownTranslucentMonoclinic0.004
41Charoite5.0 - 6.0Violet to deep lilacTranslucentMonoclinic0.004
42Thorite4.5Yellow, yellow-brown, red-brown, green, orange to blackOpaqueTetragonal0.004
43Euclase7.5Colorless, white, pale green to deep yellowish green, greenish blue, pale blue to deep blueTransparent, TranslucentMonoclinic0.004
44Ussingite6.0 - 7.0Pale to medium violet, reddish violet, sometimes barely tinted purpleTransparent, TranslucentTriclinic0.004
45Fluoro-richterite5.0 - 6.0Brown to brownish-red, rose-red, yellow, grey-brown, also pale to dark green.Monoclinic0.004
46Aikinite2.0 - 2.5Blackish lead-greyOpaqueOrthorhombic0.004
47Aragonite3.5 - 4.0Colorless to white or grey, often stained various hues by impurities, such as blue, green, red or violet, colourless in transmitted light.Transparent, TranslucentOrthorhombic0.004
48Sellaite5.0 - 5.5Colourless, white, colourless in transmitted light.TransparentTetragonal0.004
49Miserite5.5 - 6.0PinkTranslucentTriclinic0.004
50Carpholite5.0 - 5.5YellowOrthorhombic0.004
51Purpurite4.0 - 4.5Dark purple to purplish red.OpaqueOrthorhombic0.004
52Sylvite1.5 - 2.0Colourless, grey, white, yellowish to reddish, seldom blue or violetTransparent, TranslucentIsometric0.004
53Cordierite7.0 - 7.5Grey, blue, blue-violet, greenish, yellowish brown, colourless to very light blue in transmitted light.Transparent, TranslucentOrthorhombic0.003
54Halite2.5Colourless, whitish, yellow, red, purple or blueTransparent, TranslucentIsometric0.003
55Sugilite6.0 - 6.5purple, violet, light brownish-yellow, colourless in transmitted lightHexagonal0.003
56Diopside5.5 - 6.5light to dark green, blue, brown, colourless, snow white, grey, pale violetTransparent, OpaqueMonoclinic0.003
57Vesuvianite6.5Brown, yellow, brown-black, light green, emerald green, white, red, purple, violet, blue-green to blueTransparent, TranslucentTetragonal0.003
58Cobaltkoritnigite2.0 - 3.0Pale Light purple to intense purple, pale rose red to intense purple-roseTransparent, TranslucentTriclinic0.003
59Rhodochrosite3.5 - 4.0Pink, rose, red, yellowish-grey, brown, white, gray, colourless to pale rose in transmitted light.Transparent, TranslucentTrigonal0.003
60Petalite6.5Colourless, white, grey, pinkTransparent, TranslucentMonoclinic0.003
61Afghanite5.5 - 6.0white, light blue, dark blueTranslucentTrigonal0.003
62Riebeckite5.0 - 5.5Usually black, also commonly light blue to blue-black, gray-blue, gray, brownTranslucent, OpaqueMonoclinic0.003
63Trona2.5Colourless, gray-white, light yellow, colourless in transmitted light.TranslucentMonoclinic0.003
64Mallestigite4.0Colourless, yellowTransparent, TranslucentHexagonal0.003
65Lithiophilite4.0Reddish-brown, yellowish brown, golden-yellow, salmon-orange, colourless to light yellow, pink in transmitted light.Transparent, TranslucentOrthorhombic0.003
66Grandidierite7.5Bluish green, greenish blueTransparent, TranslucentOrthorhombic0.003
67Normandite5.0 - 6.0Monoclinic0.003
68Villiaumite2.0 - 2.5Dark carmine-red, dark red, light orange, pinkTransparentIsometric0.003
69Prismatine6.5 - 7.0Gray-greenOrthorhombic0.003
70Tantalite-(Mn)6.0Pink to nearly colourless, reddish brown to blackOpaqueOrthorhombic0.003
71Bertrandite6.0 - 7.0Colourless, pale yellow.TransparentOrthorhombic0.003
72Narsarsukite7.0Yellow, yellowish-white, grayish-white, honey-yellow, tan, greenish-yellowTransparent, TranslucentTetragonal0.003
73Greifensteinite3.0Monoclinic0.003
74Leifite6.0ColorlessTransparent, TranslucentTrigonal0.003
75Rutherfordine6.5Pale brownish-yellow, yellow to orange, yellowish greenTransparentOrthorhombic0.003
76Forsterite7.0Green, pale yellow or white.Transparent, TranslucentOrthorhombic0.003
77Meionite5.0 - 6.0Colorless, white, grey, pink, violet, blue, yellow, orange-brown, brownTransparent, OpaqueTetragonal0.003
78Muscovite2.5White to colorless, silvery-white, and tinged various colors by impurities.Transparent, TranslucentMonoclinic0.003
79Andalusite6.5 - 7.5Pink to red brown, occasionally yellow, green, white, gray rarely violetTransparent, TranslucentOrthorhombic0.003
80Phosphosiderite3.5 - 4.0Purple to reddish violet, rose-red, peachy-pink, brownish yellow, moss-green, colourless, rose to colourless in transmitted light.Transparent, TranslucentMonoclinic0.003
81Vishnevite5.0 - 6.0colourless, light blue, orange-yellow, whiteHexagonal0.003
82Clinochlore2.0 - 2.5Green, yellowish green, olive green, blackish green, bluish green, white, pinkTransparent, TranslucentMonoclinic0.003
83Hydroxylapatite5.0White, grey, yellow, green, violet, purple, red or brownTransparent, Translucent, OpaqueHexagonal0.003
84Pyroxmangite5.5 - 6.0Pink, red, brownTransparent, TranslucentTriclinic0.003
85Khinite3.0Dark green to bottle greenOrthorhombic0.002
86Bikitaite6.0Colorless, WhiteTransparent, TranslucentTriclinic0.002
87Metasideronatrite1.5 - 2.5Golden yellow, straw yellow, yellow in transmitted light.TransparentOrthorhombic0.002
88Halotrichite1.5 - 2.0Colourless to white, yellowish, greenish, colourless in transmitted light.Transparent, TranslucentMonoclinic0.002
89Rhodonite5.5 - 6.5Red, pink, brownish-red, gray.Transparent, TranslucentTriclinic0.002
90Elyite2.0PurpleTransparentMonoclinic0.002
91Labuntsovite-Mn6.0Monoclinic0.002
92Actinolite5.0 - 6.0Green, green-black, grey-green, or blackTransparent, TranslucentMonoclinic0.002
93Carpathite1.5Yellow, yellowish brownTranslucentMonoclinic0.002
94Whewellite2.5 - 3.0White, yellow, brown, colourless, colourless in transmitted light.Transparent, TranslucentMonoclinic0.002
95Hubeite5.5Dark brown to light brown in thinner crystals.Triclinic0.002
96Sonoraite3.0Yellow-greenTransparentMonoclinic0.002
97Dussertite3.5Green, yellow-green, bluish green, yellowish green in transmitted light.TranslucentTrigonal0.002
98Eucryptite6.5Colorless, white, pale tan, pale gray.Transparent, TranslucentTrigonal0.002
99Nenadkevichite5.0Rose-pink, very light pink, light yellow, brown, dark brown due to inclusionsTransparent, Translucent, OpaqueOrthorhombic0.002
100Freibergite3.5 - 4.0GreyOpaqueIsometric0.002