This is a list of Gems that do not exist beyond the realms of fiction.
Originally this list was given to me to add to my Gemstone Misnomers page.
It deserves a list of it’s own and I ask anyone to use the comments form below to suggest any they feel should be included. Thanks.
GEMS OF FICTION
* Adamantine: A mineral, often referred to as adamantine spar; it is a silky brown form of corundum. It has a Mohs rating of 9. The Forgotten Realms by R.A. Salvatore
* Aldur’s Orb:A stone that was used to crack the world by the maimed god Torak from The Belgariad and The Malloreon by David Eddings see Orb of Aldur
* Arcane Crystal: A rare and magical gemstone used in blacksmithing in World of Warcraft
* Arkenstone: from The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
* Atlamillia: A stone used to open Atlaspheres and restore pieces of the world, or Atla, in Dark Cloud.
* Aurothon: A bright green gemstone worn by King Thoron, the king of dragons. Has the ability to open the portal between the world of humans and the world of dragons.
* Awakening Stone: One of ten stones in the Pokemon anime and video games, which evolves certain pok√©mon if they are of a certain gender.
* Bhelliom: a sapphire jewel of unlimited power from The Elenium and The Tamuli by David Eddings
* Blue Carbuncle, The: notorious stone recovered by Sherlock Holmes in the story of the same name
* Blue Monkey, The: The mystical monkey diamond from Looney Tunes: Back in Action
* Castafiore Emerald, The: the eponymous stone from a Tintin adventure, The Castafiore Emerald
* Chaos Emeralds: emeralds of ultimate power in the universe of the Sonic The Hedgehog series of video games. Sonic and all of his friends must collect seven chaos emeralds before Doctor Eggman can.
* Cobalt Star: a jewel once served as the fuel source for E. Gadd’s time machine; later used by Princess Peach to imprison the elder Princess Shroob, from Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time.
* Crystal Glasses: a shen gong wu from Xiaolin Showdown which allows its wearer to see into the future.
* Crystal Stars: Seven different-coloured stars in the game Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, which were the only way to gain access to the Shadow Queen’s palace.
* Dragonstone: a rare deep violet crystal that marks as the 2nd strongest gem in the game of RuneScape
* Dusk Stone:One of ten stones in the Pokemon anime and video games, which evolves various nocturnal pok√©mon.
* El Corazon: from the movie Romancing the Stone. Also known as The Heart.
* Elemental Gems Four Jewels in Quest 64, Earth Orb, Wind Jade, Water Jewel, and Fire Ruby
* Elemental Stars, The: four jewels containing the purified essence of alchemy in the Golden Sun RPG series. There is one for each element: the Mercury Star for Water, the Venus Star for Earth, the Jupiter Star for Wind, and the Mars Star for Fire.
* Everstone:one of ten stone variations from the Pok√©mon anime and video games. When held, it actually prevents evolution.
* Eye of Argon: a many-faceted scarlet emerald from the much-ridiculed short story of the same name
* Eye of Ra: one of several gems of immense power in the Stargate SG-1 universe, seen in the Season 6 episode Full Circle
* Eye of Tiamat: one of several gems of immense power in the Stargate SG-1 universe, seen in the Season 5 episode The Tomb
* The Fabulous Baseball Diamond: from the movie The Great Muppet Caper
* Four Elements, the Jewels of the* (Mga Brilyante): the four jewels of Encantadia, entrusted by Queen Mine-a to her four daughters, Pirena (Fire), Amihan (Air), Alena (Water), and Danaya (Earth).
* Fire Stone: One of ten stones in the Pokemon anime and video games, which evolves various fire-based Pokemon.
* Gem Stone: An enemy in Wild Arms, which is frequently encountered in Maze of Death.
* Ginzuishou: The most powerful stone (Sailor Crystal) in the universe held by Usagi Tsukino a.k.aSailor Moon from the metaseries Sailor Moon.
* Hawk Eye: from the video game Earthbound. Ness and co find this in the pyramid in Scaraba, and use it to light up the shadows in Deep Darkness.
* Heart of Ahriman: from the novel The Hour of the Dragon by Robert E. Howard
* Heart of Kandrakar: from W.I.T.C.H. comic book series
* Heart of the Ocean: a large triangular blue diamond (known (a bit inaccurately) in French as “Le C≈ìur de La Mer”) from Titanic
* The Heart of Ymir: a colossal gem with regenerative propreties from Ragnarok (manga)
* Hopedia: an enemy from Wild Arms, found in the Arctica Castle.
* Isidar Mithrim: a massive dawn-red star sapphire carved into a rose, used as a sky light in the main hall of Tronjheim in the Inheritance Trilogy.
* Jewel of the Dragon’s Neck: from InuYasha anime series
* The Klopman Diamond: from Garfield and Friends
* Kryptonite: a mineral which is Superman’s only true weakness.
* Levistone: from the movie Laputa: Castle in the Sky
* Leaf Stone: one of ten stone variations from the Pok√©mon anime and video games, which evolves various plant-type Pokemon.
* Light Stone: one of ten stone variations from the Pok√©mon anime and video games, which evolves various pok√©mon.
* Master Emerald: from the Sonic The Hedgehog series of video games. It controls the power of the Chaos Emeralds. Knuckles the Echidna is in charge of protecting it from people like Doctor Eggman and Rouge the Bat.
* Moon Pearl: An item from Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past which prevents the owner from transforming upon entering the Dark World. Found in the large treasure chest in the Tower of Hera.
* Moon Stone: one of ten stone variations from the Pok√©mon anime and video games, which evolves various Pokemon. Also, stones used in the Ultima series to open moongates.
* Moon’s Tear: A valuable gemstone from Termina’s moon in The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask.
* Orb of Aldur: a blue stone which is mounted on the sword of the Rivan king, also known as Cthrag Yaska from The Belgariad and The Malloreon by David Eddings.
* Philosopher’s stone
* The Pink Panther: a large and valuable diamond from the film The Pink Panther.
* The Quagmire Sapphires: Sapphires belonging to the Quagmire triplets in A Series of Unfortunate Events.
* The Quantum Gemerald: a large, dark green, and apparently lightweight gem on display in the New York City museum in an episode of Futurama. It was first protected by Fry, Leela, and Bender after they became superheros, but was then stolen by them in order to pay the ransom to free Leela’s parents.
* Ruby of Rameses: a shen gong wu as seen in Xiaolin Showdown, which can move large things telekinetically
* Sardion: a milky orange stone which is the opposite of the Orb of Aldur, also known as Cthrag Sardius, from The Malloreon by David Eddings.
* Shikon no Tama: from InuYasha anime series. Also known as The Shikon Jewel or the Jewel of Four Souls. It can increase the power of youkai and humans alike.
* Silmarils, The: from The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien
* Sol Emeralds: fire element emeralds in Sonic Rush. Blaze the Cat was responsible for collecting these before Eggman Nega could.
* Sorcerer’s Stone: Lord Voldemort wanted this in Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone.
* Soulstones, The: magical gems used to entrap the souls of the demons Diablo, Mephisto, and Baal in the popular Diablo computer games.
* The Spiritual Stones: three of the four keys to the Door of Time in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, the fourth being the Ocarina of Time
* Sun Stone: one of ten stone variations from the Pok√©mon anime and video games, which evolves certain plant Pok√©mon.
* Tear of Offler: the largest diamond on the Disc from Discworld. Regularly stolen from the Lost Temple by adventurers.
* The Tears of All Oceans: six perfect pink pearls from the novel The Pearls of Lutra by Brian Jacques
* Thunder Stone: one of ten stone variations which evolves certain electrical Pok√©mon. Pikachu is one such species which depends on this for evolution, but Ash’s Pikachu in particular rejects it in the anime and in Pokemon Yellow.
* Tiberium: fictional mutagenic crystalline material featured prominently in the Command and Conquer series
* Time Crystals: Cut crystals used in a futuristic time machine to act as its energy source, mined under an unknown (possibly fictional) island, in the game Timesplitters
* Time Stones: time controlling gems in Sonic CD.
* The Crown Jewels: The jewels used in Princess Gwenevere and the Jewel Riders
* Wayne Diamonds, The: large diamonds used to lure out Mr. Freeze from Batman & Robin
* Water Stone: One of ten stone variations from the Pok√©mon anime and video games which evolves certain aquatic Pok√©mon.