Ceylon Natural Enstatite 頑火輝石（頑辉石） Enstatite is a mineral; the magnesium endmember of the pyroxene silicate mineral series enstatite – ferrosilite. Emerald green variety of enstatite is called chrome-enstatite. Mostly, That green is because of Chromium. Even though, Enstatite has weak double reflection (DR), It has strong Pleochroism. • Formula : MgSiO3 • Crystal System : […]
Grandidierite is an extremely rare mineral and gem that was first discovered in 1902 in southern Madagascar. Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2 Colour: Bluish green, greenish blue Lustre: Vitreous, Pearly Hardness: 7½ Specific Gravity: 2.98 – 2.99 Crystal System: Orthorhombic This gemstone was named in honor of French explorer Alfred Grandidier who studied the natural history of Madagascar. […]
World Famous Rough Gem Market City Of Gem Ratnapura Sri Lanka Ratnapura is a major city in Sri Lanka. It is the capital city of Sabaragamuwa Province, as well as the Ratnapura District, and is a traditional centre for the Sri Lankan gem trade. It is located on the Kalu Ganga in south-central Sri Lanka, […]
Natural Rubellite 紅色碧璽 Rubellites are tourmalines with reasonably saturated dark pink to red colors and medium to dark tones chemical formula Na (Li Al) 3 Al6 [(OH) 4 | (BO3) 3 | Si6O18]. Rubellite is a beautiful stone that can bring emotional balance. This stone will help increase the flow of your life force energies. Rubellite can […]
Today Gem Hunting, removed inclusions in Blue Spinel Spinel is the magnesium aluminium member of the larger spinel group of minerals. It has the formula MgAl₂O₄ in the cubic crystal system. Its name comes from Latin “spina” Spinel has long been found in the gemstone-bearing gravel of Sri Lanka and in limestonesof the Badakshan Province in […]
CEYLON 👑 King Sapphire This padparadscha sapphire rough stone unearthed from Rakwana Mineral, Ratnapura, Sri Lanka yesterday. Padparadscha sapphire is a special variety of gem corundum, featuring a delicate color that is a mixture of pink and orange ‘ a marriage between ruby and yellow sapphire The name padparadscha derives from the Sinhalies word ( […]
Sapphire is a precious gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum, consisting of aluminium oxide Al2O3 with trace amounts of elements such as iron, titanium, chromium,copper, or magnesium. Category: Oxide mineral Formula: Aluminium oxide, Al2O3 . Sapphire is the birthstone for September. Lavender Sapphire is attractive colour type of corundum family.
The island of Sri Lanka has a heritage for gem mining and trading that dates back 2000 years. Sri Lanka is a tropical island situated in the Indian Ocean. Sri Lanka namesake as the ‘Gem Island’ and ‘Island of Gems’ (Ratna Dweepa), with its abundance of corundum gems, chrysoberyl and alexandrite, garnet, moonstone, peridot, […]