Toxic Crystal & Stones List

A-Z

I do not have a comprehensive, toxic crystals and stones list.

i've done lots of research over the years and I've came up with a pretty accurate list.

But, if in a doubt. please do without. And research as much as possible on you crystal of choice,

when making gem Elxirs.

When a crystal is toxic, use the indirect method, located to the right

Name of Person

A

Actinolite May contain asbestos.

Adamite Contains arsenic and some copper

Ajoite Contains aluminum and copper

Alexandrite Contains aluminum

Amazonite Contains copper

Atacamite Contains copper

Aquamarine Contains aluminum

Auricalcite Contains zinc and copper

Azurite Contains copper

B

(Beryl Group)

Bixbite

Emerald

Aquamarine

Goshenite

Heliodor

Morganite Contains aluminum

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Black TourmalineContains aluminum

Boji-stones Contains some sulphur, 

Bronchantite Contains copper

C

Cavansite Contains copper

Celestite Contains strontium

Chalcantite Contians copper

Chalcopyrite (peacock stone)Contains copper and sulphur

Chrysocolla Contains copper

Cinnabar Contians mercury

Conicalcite Contians copper

CopperCan be poisonous depending on quantity

Covellit eContains copper and sulphur

Cuprite Contains copper

D

Dioptase Contains copper

Dumortierite Contains aluminum

E

Emerald Contains aluminum

F

Fluorite Contains fluorine

G

Garnet (Spessartine, Almandine, Uvarovite, Rhodolite,Hessonite)Contains aluminum

Gem Silica Contains copper

GalenacContains lead

Garnierite (aka Falcondoite)Contains nickel

I

Iolite Contains aluminum

K

Kunzite Contains aluminum

Labradorite Contains aluminum

Lapis Lazuli Contains pyrite

Lepidolite Contains aluminum

Malachite Contains copper

Markasite Contains sulphur

Mohawkite Contains copper and Arsenic

Moldavite Contains aluminum oxide

Moonstone Contains aluminum

Morganite Contains aluminum

P

Pietersite Fibrous form contains asbestos

Prehnite Contains aluminum

Psiomelan Contains barium

Pyrite Contains sulphur

R

Realgar Contains sulphur and arsenic

Ruby Contains aluminum

S

Sapphire Contains aluminum

Selenite Although not toxic, friable; tiny shards may break off in water

Serpentine Fibrous form contains asbestos

Smithsonite May contain copper

Sodalite Contains aluminum

Spinel Contains aluminum

Spodumene (aka Kunzite)Contains aluminum

Staurolite Contains aluminum

Stibnite Contains lead and antimony

Stilbite Contains aluminum

Sugilite Contains aluminum

Sulfur Poisonous

Sunstone Contains aluminum

T

Tanzanite–Gem variety of Zoisite.Contains aluminum

Topaz Contains aluminum

Torbenite Radioactive

Tourmaline Contains aluminum

Tremolite May contain asbestos

Turquoise Contains copper and aluminum

V

Vanadinite Contains vanadium

Variscite Contains aluminum

Vesuvianite Contains aluminum

W

Wavellite Contains aluminum

Wulfenite Contains lead and molybdenum

Z

Zircon Contains zirconium, radioactive

Zoisite  Contains aluminum