Gem Profile Contest Oct 19: Name that Rock!

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by Rose Marion, Wire-Sculpture.com

Gem Profile Contest for
October 19, 2012

You know the deal: it’s time to identify 8 rocks from recent gem profiles for the chance to win a $10 gift certificate to Wire-Sculpture.com. The first 5 people to correctly identify them will be the winners!

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Gem Profile Contest: Name that Rock!

It’s pretty simple: Below are 8 pictures from Gem Profiles that we’ve published on the Blog. Simply leave a comment below identifying each stone in order, and you could win! (Because these are mostly types of agate and chalcedony, please be specific: for an example, we would want to see “paintbrush jasper,” not just “jasper.”) The first 5 comments with the correct answers will each win a $10 gift certificate to Wire-Sculpture!

Update: Congratulations Tatiana, Janet, Mary Jean, Frances, and Judi! You’ll be receiving your gift certificates via email today. Thanks for participating, everyone!!

Good luck, rockhounds!!!

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Think you know them all? Leave a comment listing what stone is pictured, in the order shown, and you could win a $10 gift certificate!

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51 Comments

  1. avatar

    chari mouzaya

    October 19, 2012 at 9:06 am

    howlite, glass beads, quartz, malachite, touenalite,rose quartz, turquoise, opal

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    Tatiana

    October 19, 2012 at 9:10 am

    1 howlite
    2 magnesite
    3 tourmaline
    4 emerald
    5 aquamarine
    6 carnelian
    7 aventurine
    8 white opal

    Congrats – you’re correct!

  3. avatar

    Annette Hall

    October 19, 2012 at 9:11 am

    1. howlite
    2. dyed howlite
    3. tourmaline
    4. jade
    5. blue topaz
    6. amber
    7. jade
    8. opal

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    zoraida

    October 19, 2012 at 9:12 am

    Photo 1 – Howlite, photo 2 – dyed Magnesite? photo 3 – Tourmaline, photo 4 -Seraphinite? photo 5 – Blue Topaz, photo 6 – Carnelian, photo 7 – Aquamarine, photo 8 – Opal I tried, not easy with the small images.

    Zoraida

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    Jane Elizabeth Duke

    October 19, 2012 at 9:13 am

    1- howlite 2- coral 3- fluorite 4- adventuring 5- color change fluorite 6- carnelian 7- green jade 8- opal

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    deanna simonsen

    October 19, 2012 at 9:15 am

    magnesite
    chalk turquoise
    tourmaline
    aventurine
    topaz
    carnelian
    jasper
    opal

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    melissa

    October 19, 2012 at 9:19 am

    1)White Howlite
    2)Magnesite-multi colors
    3)Quartz-multi colors
    4)Serpentine or seraphinite (can’t tell by the picture)
    5)Blue Topaz
    6)Carnelian-multi colors
    7)Green Adventurine
    8)Rainbow Moonstone

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    CANDACE HILL

    October 19, 2012 at 9:19 am

    HOWLITE MAGNESITE TOURMALINE MALACHITE BL TOPAZ CARNELIAN JADE OPAL

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    Janet Cozzens

    October 19, 2012 at 9:21 am

    1) Howlite
    2) Magnesite
    3) Tourmaline
    4) Opaque Emerald
    5) Aquamarine
    6) Carnelian
    7) Green Aventurine
    8) Opal

    Congrats – you’re correct!

  10. avatar

    Lisa

    October 19, 2012 at 9:26 am

    # 1 – Howlite
    # 2 – Magnesite
    # 3 – Multi- colored Quartz
    # 4 – Green Moss Agate
    # 5 – Blue Topaz
    # 6 – Botswana Agate
    # 7 – Green Jade
    # 8 – Opal

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    Jamie Frandsen

    October 19, 2012 at 9:27 am

    Ok, here we go- my best guesses!

    1- Howlite
    2- Dyed Howlite
    3- Tourmaline
    4- Aventurine
    5- Blue Topaz
    6- Carnelian Agate
    7- Turquoise
    8- Opal

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    Youlanda

    October 19, 2012 at 9:31 am

    1) White howlite
    2) Dyed Magnesite
    3) Tourmaline
    4) Emerald
    5) Trillion
    6) Carnelian
    7) Aventurine
    8) Opal

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    Judy Allen

    October 19, 2012 at 9:31 am

    #1 – Howlite
    #2 – Magnesite
    #3 – Tourmaline
    #4 – Chrysocolla
    #5 – Blue Topaz
    #6 – Carnelian
    #7 – Serpentine
    #8 – Opal

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    Mary Jean Skiba

    October 19, 2012 at 9:32 am

    1. Howlite
    2. Magnesite
    3. Tourmaline
    4. Emerald
    5. Aquamarine
    6. Carnelian
    7. Aventurine
    8. Opal

    Congrats – you’re correct!

  15. avatar

    Kelli Nelson

    October 19, 2012 at 9:32 am

    #1- Howlite
    #2- Gold Stone
    #3- Tundra Sapphire
    #4- Chryrospare
    #5- Aquamarine
    #6- Carnelian
    #7- Jade
    #8- Opal

  16. avatar

    Beverly Jones

    October 19, 2012 at 9:32 am

    This is what I believe the gemstones are:
    1. howlite
    2. magnesite
    3. tourmaline
    4. chrysocolla
    5. aquamarine
    6. adventurine
    7. jade
    8. opal

  17. avatar

    Frances Lediaev

    October 19, 2012 at 9:33 am

    1 – Howlite, 2 – Magnesite, 3 – Tourmaline, 4 – Emerald, 5 – Aquamarine, 6 – Carnelian, 7 – Green Adventurine, 9 – Opal

    Congrats – you’re correct!

  18. avatar

    DeLane

    October 19, 2012 at 9:37 am

    Here’s a guess. Two of the pictures are not really clear.
    1. Howlite 2. Coral 3. Tourmaline 4. Azurite 5. Blue Topaz 6. Carnelian 7. Serpentine
    8. Opal

    Just my guesses . . . . .

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    DeLane

    October 19, 2012 at 9:40 am

    OK, one more time. 1. Howlite 2. Magnesite 3. Tourmaline 4. Azurite 5. Blue Topaz 6. Carnelian 7. Serpentine 8. Opal

    Still not sure of one of them.

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    Brandi Bobb

    October 19, 2012 at 9:44 am

    1. Howlite
    2. Magnasite
    3. Tourmaline
    4. Agate
    5. Topaz
    6. Carnelian
    7. Aventurine
    8. Precious Opal

  21. avatar

    Tara Emery

    October 19, 2012 at 9:44 am

    I love the mystery stone contests. Here’s my guesses.

    1. Howlite
    2. Magnesite
    3. Tourmaline
    4. Chrysoprase
    5. Blue Topaz
    6. Carnelian
    7. Amazonite
    8. Opal

  22. avatar

    Judi Hogan

    October 19, 2012 at 10:18 am

    1. Howlite
    2. Magnesite
    3. Toumaline
    4. Emerald
    5. Aquamarine
    6. Carnelian
    7. Adventurine
    8. Opal

    Congrats – you’re correct!

  23. avatar

    May P

    October 19, 2012 at 10:34 am

    #1: Howlite
    #2: Dyed Magnesite
    #3: Tourmaline (watermelon)
    #4: Emerald
    #5: Aquamarine (green-blue)
    #6: Carnelian
    #7: Green aventurine
    #8: Opal (white precious opal)

  24. avatar

    Tara Firman

    October 19, 2012 at 10:35 am

    1.)=HOWLITE
    2.)=JADE
    3.)TOURMALINE
    4.)AVENTRINE
    5.)TOPAZ
    6.)CHALCEDONY
    7.)AGATE
    8.)OPAL

  25. avatar

    Sandy Hartman

    October 19, 2012 at 10:39 am

    1. Howlite
    2. Pink and red may be coral; blue is lapis lazuli, light green may be green turquoise. However, the pink and green may be dyed howlite.
    3. multi-colored quartz
    4. malaquite
    5. aquamarine
    6. carnelian
    7. green adventurine
    8. top: opal; bottom-labordorite

    Fun!

  26. avatar

    Robin

    October 19, 2012 at 10:44 am

    Howlite
    Magnesite, dyed
    Tourmaline, with indicolite
    Opaque emerald
    Aquamarine
    Carnelian
    Green aventurine
    White opal, showing nice fire.

  27. avatar

    Jeanne Lyons

    October 19, 2012 at 10:46 am

    1 howlite
    2 magnesite
    3 tourmaline
    4 emerald
    5 ?tanzantite?
    6 carnelian
    7 aventurine,
    8 white precious opal

  28. avatar

    Frankie

    October 19, 2012 at 10:50 am

    Picture # 1 Howlite natural

    Picture # 2 Dyed jade

    Picture # 3 Tourmaline

    Picture # 4 Emerald

    Picture # 5 Blue topaz

    Picture # 6 Carnelian

    Picture # 7 Aventurine Green

    Picture # 8 Opal

  29. avatar

    Frankie Harvener

    October 19, 2012 at 10:57 am

    Pic. # 1 Howlite, natural Pic # 2 dyed Jade Pic. # 3 Tourmaline Pic. # 4 Emerald

    Pic. # 5 Blue topaz Pic. # 6 Carnelian Pic. # 7 green Aventurine Pic. # 8 Opal

  30. avatar

    Deanna

    October 19, 2012 at 11:01 am

    8. Opal
    7. Magnesite or Green Jade
    6. Muli-Tourmaline
    5. Aquamarine
    4. Green Aventurine
    3. Multi-Quartz
    2. Muli colored Howlite
    1. Moonstone

  31. avatar

    Michele B.

    October 19, 2012 at 11:14 am

    Let’s give this a shot.

    1. Howlite
    2. Magnesite
    3. (Watermelon) Tourmaline
    4. Emerald
    5. Aquamarine
    6. Carnelian
    7. Aventurine
    8. White Precious Opal

  32. avatar

    Michele B.

    October 19, 2012 at 11:15 am

    Let’s give this a shot.

    1. Howlite
    2. Magnesite
    3. (Watermelon) Tourmaline
    4. Emerald
    5. Aquamarine
    6. Carnelian
    7. Aventurine
    8. White Precious Opal

    (Hopefully this actually posts now…)

  33. avatar

    JILL

    October 19, 2012 at 11:18 am

    1. howlite 2.magnasite. 3. tourmaline 4. emerald 5.aquamarine 6. carnelian 7.crysoprase 8. opal aura quartz

  34. avatar

    Karen Black

    October 19, 2012 at 11:47 am

    Gem Profile Contest Entry:
    1. Natural Howlite, 2. Dyed Magnesite, 3. Tourmaline, 4. Emerald, 5. Aquamarine, 6. Carnelian, 7. Green Aventurine, 8. White Opal.

  35. avatar

    Portia Silvera

    October 19, 2012 at 12:06 pm

    1 Howlite
    2 Magnesite
    3 Tourmaline
    4 Emerald
    5 Aquamarine
    6 Carnelian
    7 Aventurine
    8 Opal

  36. avatar

    Claudia Davis

    October 19, 2012 at 12:08 pm

    1) howlite; 2)jade; 3)flourite; 4) chrysocola; 5) tourmaline; 6:carnelian; 7) quarta; 8: opal

  37. avatar

    Nancy Letbetter

    October 19, 2012 at 12:11 pm

    Gems:
    1. Howlite
    2. Magnesite
    3. Tourmaline
    4. Emerald
    5. Aquamarine
    6. Carnelian
    7. Aventurine (green)
    8. Opal

  38. avatar

    Claudia

    October 19, 2012 at 12:13 pm

    Correction:
    1) howlite
    2) magnazite
    3) tourmaline
    4) chrysocola
    5) flourite
    6) carnelian
    7) avemtirome
    8) opal

  39. avatar

    jeannie vitanza

    October 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    Howlite – magnasite – tourmaline – emerald – aquamarine – carnelian – adventurine – opal (traditional)

    thanks for this contest!!!!

  40. avatar

    Pam Ferguson

    October 19, 2012 at 1:08 pm

    howlite,magnesite,tourmaline,emerald,aquamarine,green adventurine,opal

  41. avatar

    Melanie

    October 19, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    #1 howlite
    #2 magnesite
    #3 tourmaline
    #4 emerald
    #5 aquamarine
    #6 carnelian
    #7 amazonite
    #8 black and white precious opal

  42. avatar

    Lori Paul

    October 19, 2012 at 1:50 pm

    1 howlite 2 magnesite 3 tourmaline 4 emerald 5 aquamarine 6 carneline 7 advevturine 8 opal

  43. avatar

    Dawn

    October 19, 2012 at 2:33 pm

    1. Howlite, 2. Magnesite, 3. Tourmaline, 4. Emerald,
    5. Aquamarine, 6. Carnelian, 7. Aventurine, 8. White Opal

  44. avatar

    Deb Benz-Buchholz

    October 19, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    1. Howlite
    2. Magnesite
    3. Tourmaline
    4, Emerald
    %, Aquamarine
    6. Carnelian
    7. Adventurine
    8. OpaL

  45. avatar

    Jenny Smith

    October 19, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    1 Howlite 2. Magnesite 3. Tourmeline 4. Emerald

    5. Aquamarine 6. Carnelian 7. Aventurine 8. Precious Opal

  46. avatar

    Margarita

    October 20, 2012 at 7:03 am

    1. Howlite
    2. Gold stone
    3. Multi Tourmaline
    4. Emerald
    5. Blue Topaz
    6. Carnelian
    7. Green Aventurine
    8. Opal

  47. avatar

    Jeanette Salazar

    October 20, 2012 at 8:32 am

    1. White Howlite 2. Magnesite Multe-color 3. Tourmaline 4. Emerald 5. Aquamarine 6. Carnielian 7. Avatrine 8. Opal

  48. avatar

    Dana Soderstrom

    October 20, 2012 at 10:35 am

    As always, a day late and a dollar short! As I scrolled down to get to “Leave a Reply”, tried hard not to look at everyone else’s guesses. So, here’s mine:

    1)Howlite
    2)Magnesite
    3)Tourmaline
    4)Emerald
    5)Aquamarine
    6)Carnelian
    7)Aventurine
    8)Opal

  49. avatar

    Judy Pagnusat

    October 20, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    1.Howlite
    2.Magnesite
    3.Tourmaline
    4.Emerald
    5.Aquamarine
    6.Carnelian
    7. Aventurine
    8. White Precious Opal

    I love this it is always fun!

  50. avatar

    diana krandel

    October 21, 2012 at 12:12 am

    1.howlite
    2.magnasite
    3.tourmaline
    4.jade
    5.apatite
    6.carnelian
    7.turquoise
    8.opal

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