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Corundum – Sapphire

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Sapphire is a precious gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum, consisting of aluminium-oxide with trace amounts of elements such as iron, titanium, chromium, copper, or magnesium. Sapphire deposits are found in Eastern Australia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, China, Vietnam, Madagascar, Greenland, East Africa, and in North America in mostly in Montana. Madagascar, Sri Lanka, and Kashmir produce large quantities of fine quality […]

Scapolite

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The scapolites are a group of rock-forming silicate minerals composed of aluminium, calcium, and sodium silicate with chlorine, carbonate and sulfate. Named in 1800 by José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva from the Greek ζκαποζ meaning “a shaft” in allusion to the long prismatic habit of the crystals. Scapolites can be seen in a wide […]

Rare Variety of Quartz Family – Natural Prasiolite

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Prasiolite “also known as green quartz or vermarine” is a green variety of quartz, a silicate mineral chemically silicon dioxide. The word prasiolite literally means “scallion green-coloured stone” and is derived from Greek πράσον prason meaning “leek” and λίθος lithos meaning “stone”. Prasiolite can be found in Brazil, Poland, Sri Lanka, Canada, UK. It is […]

Collected Lead (Pb) Metal from gem bearing gravels

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Collected Lead (Pb) Metal from gem bearing gravels – Melting just for fun Lead (Pb) Metal collected from gem mine. When we checked our mineral collection room, We found some old lead metal collection from the mineral bag. We separated lead (Pb) metal from other minerals. after, We melted that raw materials through the traditional […]

Expensive & Popular Gemstone Couple in Corundum Family

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Sapphire is a precious gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum, consisting of aluminum oxide with trace amounts of elements such as iron, titanium, chromium, copper, or magnesium. Sapphire deposits are found in Eastern Australia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, China, Vietnam, Madagascar, Greenland, East Africa, and in North America in mostly in Montana. Madagascar, Sri Lanka, and Kashmir produce large quantities of fine quality Sapphires for the world market. Sapphires are mined from alluvial deposits […]

Planet and Gemstones

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9 Gemstones are representing the energies of astrological planets. It is known mainly that planets affect our energy levels by planets radiational energies. The therapeutic powers that the gemstones possess help balance the planetary effects and thus enable us to deal with problems on the physical, mental and spiritual plane in a better manner. These gemstones […]

Ceylon Natural White Sapphire Crystal

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This is a Ceylon white sapphire crystal found from Alluvial Gem Deposit Ratnapura Sri Lanka. It is also a heating sapphire; it can be burn and turn to blue colour. Sapphire is a precious gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum, consisting of aluminum oxide with trace amounts of elements such as iron, titanium, chromium, copper, or magnesium. Sapphire deposits are found in Eastern Australia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, China, […]

9 Gemstones Nawarathna

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Navaratna is a Sanskrit compound word meaning “nine gems“. Jewelry created in this style has important cultural significance in Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism. Navaratna is a combination of nine precious gemstones, 01. Padparadscha Sapphire or Ruby 02. Diamond or white sapphire 03. Blue Sapphire 04. Yellow Sapphire 05. Emerald or green zircon 06. Red Coral […]

Sunset Padparadscha with Green Sapphire

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Nice colors are a big dream when we work with gemstones. There is an unheated green sapphire and padparadscha sapphire from Sri Lanka and Madagascar. Dreams never end. When I saw both stones in the lot, I imagined. Beautiful sunset through the green forest Yellow Sapphire and Pink Sapphire can be seen in the market […]