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Sapphire — specimen 0263, photo © NMNHS
Sapphire — specimen 0263, photo © NMNHS

Sapphirespecimen 0263


South Asia
Sri Lanka
Sapphire — specimen 0263, locality map

Weight: 0.18 ct; size: 3.45 | 3.43 | 2.11 mm; shape: round; colour: light yellow; very slightly brownish; clarity: eye clean; cut: good; treatment: none.

Very clean, not treated specimen; good brilliant style cut. Source: David Weinberg, Multicolour Gems Ltd.

Other specimens
Sapphire — specimen 0326Sapphire — specimen 0640Sapphire — specimen 0668Sapphire — specimen 0646Sapphire — specimen 0505Sapphire — specimen 0223Sapphire — specimen 0364Sapphire — specimen 0148

More information from ‘Classification’

Most commonly refers to a blue gem variety of corundum, but other coloured varieties of corundum are also described as sapphire, except the natural red.