Hessonite, Horseranch Range, BC







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The "Canadian Gemstone" Website

  Welcome to Alpine Gems. This site is devoted to gemstones from Canada. A catalogue of Canadian gemstones is available for viewing. Here a wide variety of gemstones are offered for sale. In addition, information about many Canadian gemstones localities is provided. Please surf and enjoy.

Click on a Province or Territory and learn about gemstones from that region.

Click on "Canada" for a list of Canadian gemstones.


Alpine Gems will be a vendor at two gem and mineral shows in March. The first in Peterborough, Ontario on the 4th and 5th and the second in Vancouver, BC on the 24th, 25th and 26th.

Past Updates

(added Spring 2021)       Amethyst, from Newfoundland
Scapolite, from Nunavut
Shortite, from Quebec

(added Nov. 16, 2020)       Diopside, Ontario
Eudialyte, Quebec
Fluorite, Ontario
Garnet, BC
Natrolite, Quebec

(added October 20, 2020)       Emerald, Yukon
Colourless Garnet, Quebec
Quartz SPIDERS, Yukon

(added October 3, 2020)       Amethyst, Ontario
Peridot, BC
Cat's Eye Fluorescent Scapolite, NU

(added July 12, 2020)       Sapphire, Nunavut

(added June 24, 2020)       Tsavorite, Quebec
Tourmaline, White Bear Bay, Nunavut
Tourmaline, Kimmirut, Nunavut
Tourmaline, O'Grady Lake, NWT  faceted stones
Tourmaline, O'Grady Lake, NWT  crystal slices
Tourmaline, O'Grady Lake, NWT  cabochons

(added May 31, 2020)       Apatite, Ontario
Spinel, Baffin Is., Nunavut

(added May 18, 2020)       Emerald, Yukon

(added May 12, 2020)       Demantoid, Quebec
Vesuvianite, Quebec

(added April 21, 2020)       Rhodochrosite, Quebec
Magnesite, BC
Topaz, Yukon

(added April 7, 2020)       Hessonite, from Quebec
Sphalerite, from Quebec

Specializing in Canadian Gemstones

Ph; (613) 549-3728
E-mail; brad@alpinegems.ca

Last Update: February 10, 2023