TARIFF SCHEDULES OF THE UNITED STATES SCHEDULE 5. - NONMETALLIC MINERALS AND PRODUCTS Part 1. - Nonmetallic Minerals and Products, Except Ceramic Products and Glass and Glass Products
Rates of Duty Item
1 Subpart H. - G e m s, G e m s to n e s, and Articles Thereof; Industrial D i a m o n d s Subpart H headnotes: 1.
The provisions of this subpart do not cover (i) abrasives other than diamond dust or powder, and abrasive articles (see subpart G of this part); (II) drills and other tools provided for in part 3E of schedule 6; (Iil) recording or transcribing styluses, needles, and points (see part 5 of schedule 6); (Iv) optical elements (see part 2A of schedule 7); (v) jewel bearings (see part 2E of schedule 7); or (vl) jewelry and other articles provided for in part 6 of schedule 7.
2. For the purposes of the tariff schedules, the term "precious stones" means natural diamonds, emeralds, rubies, and sapphires.
Precious and semiprecious stones, natural (except industrial diamonds), whether in their natural form or broken but not advanced in condition or value Free
1 5 % ad val.
3 0 % ad val.
Free Free Free
Free Free Free
Free 1 5 % ad val.
Free 3 0 % ad val.
8% ad val. 1 0 % ad val. 8% ad val. (s) 8% ad val. 10% ad val. 3% ad val. 5% ad val.
1 0 % ad val. 1 0 % ad val.
15% ad val. 2 1 % ad val. 42.5% ad val.
3 0 % ad val. 5 0 % ad val. 5 0 % ad val.
Industrial diamonds, natural or synthetic, whether or not advanced in condition or value from their crude state by cleaving, cutting, lapping, sawing, or other process, but not set and not suitable for use in the manufacture of jewelry: 520.21 Natural: 520.23 520.27 520.28 Other: Hot advanced in condition or value
Precious and semiprecious stones, cut but not set, and suitable for use in the manufacture of jewelry: Diamonds: 520.32 520.33 520.34 520.35 520.37 520.38 520.39
10% 2a^ 10% 10%
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val. val. val. val.
Other precious and semiprecious stones, and articles not specially provided for, of such stones: 520.51 520.54 520.61
(s) = Suspended.
See general headnote 3(b)-