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Madagascar Sapphire

madagascar sapphire - Danu Group

Madagascar is an island country in the Indian Ocean, approximately 400 kilometers off the coast of East Africa. At 592,800 square kilometers, Madagascar is the world’s 2nd largest island country.

Firstly, Sapphire deposits were found in Madagascar in 1998 it created a sensation in the gems world. The major sapphire deposits discovered in the tiny village of Ilakaka in southern Madagascar.

Madagascar is famous for blue sapphire. Also, Madagascar has been found including pink, yellow, green, white, peach, ruby, padparadscha, color change sapphire Etc.

As well as Sapphire, Madagascar has been discovered tourmaline, aquamarine, emerald, garnet, chrysoberyl, alexandrite, topaz, andalusite, apatite, kyanite, zircon, amethyst, Tsvarite, Kornerupine, Fibrolite, fluorite, citrine, etc.

Mostly, Sapphire mines have been reported in Alaotra-Mangoro, Anosy, Amboasary Sud, Maromby, Betroka, Ianabinda, Atsimo-Andrefana, Atsimo-Atsinanana, Diana, Andamby, Ilakaka, Vakinankaratra

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 AustraliaThailandSri LankaChina, 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 or from primary underground workings. 


Blue Sapphire and Ruby are the most popular Gemstone in Corundum Family.

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 or from primary underground workings.
Padparadscha Sapphire

also, Orangy Pink Sapphire is called Padparadscha. The name Drive’s from the Sinhalese word “padmaraga” ” පද්මරාග“, meaning lotus blossom, as the stone is of a similar color to the lotus blossom.

Also, Sapphire can be found as parti-color, bi-color or fancy color. Australia is a main parti-color Sapphire producer.

also, White sapphire is a very popular stone to wear instead of Diamond as a 3rd hardness gemstone after diamond ( moissanite hardness is 9.5).

star sapphire is a type of sapphire that exhibits a star-like phenomenon known as asterism.

Also, A rare variety of natural sapphire, known as color-change sapphire, exhibits different colors in different light.

 Sapphires can be treated by several methods to enhance and improve their clarity and color. A common method is done by heating the sapphires in furnaces to temperatures between 500 and 1,850 °C for several hours, or by heating in a nitrogen-deficient atmosphere oven for 1 week or more.

Sapphires can be treated by several methods to enhance and improve their clarity and color. A common method is done by heating the sapphires in furnaces to temperatures between 500 and 1,850 °C for several hours, or by heating in a nitrogen-deficient atmosphere oven for 1 week or more. 
Geuda is a form of the mineral corundum. Geuda is found primarily in Sri Lanka. It’s a semitransparent and milky appearance due to rutile inclusions. Geuda is used to improve its color by heat treatment. Some geuda varieties turn to a blue color after heat treatments and some turn to red after oxidizing. Also, Kowangu pushparaga turns to yellow sapphire after oxidizing.

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 or from primary underground workings.  Blue Sapphire and Ruby are the most popular Gemstone in Corundum Family. also, Orangy Pink Sapphire is called Padparadscha. The name Drive's from the Sinhalese word "padmaraga" " පද්මරාග", meaning lotus blossom, as the stone is of a similar color to the lotus blossom. Also, Sapphire can be found as parti-color, bi-color or fancy color. Australia is a main parti-color Sapphire producer. also, White sapphire is a very popular stone to wear instead of Diamond as a 3rd hardness gemstone after diamond ( moissanite hardness is 9.5). A star sapphire is a type of sapphire that exhibits a star-like phenomenon known as asterism. Also, A rare variety of natural sapphire, known as color-change sapphire, exhibits different colors in different light. Sapphires can be treated by several methods to enhance and improve their clarity and color. A common method is done by heating the sapphires in furnaces to temperatures between 500 and 1,850 °C for several hours, or by heating in a nitrogen-deficient atmosphere oven for 1 week or more.  Geuda is a form of the mineral corundum. Geuda is found primarily in Sri Lanka. It's a semitransparent and milky appearance due to rutile inclusions. Geuda is used to improve its color by heat treatment. Some geuda varieties turn to a blue color after heat treatments and some turn to red after oxidizing. Also, Kowangu pushparaga turns to yellow sapphire after oxidizing. Sapphire Crystal system is a Trigonal crystal system with hexagonal scalenohedral crystal class. Sapphire hardness is 9 according to the Mohs hardness scale with 4.0~4.1 specific gravity. Refractive index ω=1.768–1.772 nε =1.760–1.763 Solubility = Insoluble Melting point = 2,030–2,050 °C Birefringence  = 0.008 Pleochroism = Strong Luster = Vitreous Sapphire is the birthstone for September and the gem of the 45th anniversary. Healing Properties of Sapphire Sapphire releases mental tension, depression, unwanted thoughts, and spiritual confusion.  Sapphire is known as a "stone of Wisdom". It is exceptional for calming and focusing the mind, allowing the release of mental tension and unwanted thoughts. Sapphire is also the best stone for awakening chakras. Dark Blue or Indigo Sapphire stimulates the Third Eye chakra. Blue Sapphire stimulates the Throat Chakra. Green sapphire stimulates Heart Chakra. Black Sapphire stimulates Base Chakra. White sapphire stimulates Crown Chakra. Yellow sapphire stimulates Solar Plexus Chakra.
Sapphire Crystal


Sapphire Crystal system is a Trigonal crystal system with a hexagonal scalenohedral crystal class. Sapphire hardness is 9 according to the Mohs hardness scale with 4.0~4.1 specific gravity.


Refractive index ω=1.768–1.772 nε
=1.760–1.763

Solubility = Insoluble

Melting point = 2,030–2,050 °C

Birefringence  = 0.008

Pleochroism = Strong

Luster = Vitreous

Sapphire is the birthstone for September and the gem of the 45th anniversary.

Chakras are the various focal points in the subtle body used in a variety of ancient meditation practices. Literally speaking, the word “chakra” from Sanskrit translates to “wheel” or “disk,” but references a spiritual energy center within the human body. There are 7 chakras in the chakra system. 1. Muladhara - Base Chakra 2. Svadhisthana - Root Chakra 3. Manipura - Navel Chakra 4. Anaghata - Heart Chakra 5. Vishuddhi - Throat Chakra 6. Ajna - Third Eye Chakra 7. Sahasrara - Crown Chakra Chakras are the circular vortexes of energy that are placed in seven different points on the spinal column, and all the seven chakras are connected to the various organs and glands within the body. In Buddhist kundalini, the chakras are pierced by dormant energy residing near or in the lowest chakras. There are a number of high vibration stones that may assist the heal of these chakras. The stones that have high vibration with strong crystal energy are powerful for making dramatic changes in those chakras. Chakra works with our physical, emotional, energetic, and mental well being. Sometimes our chakras can be blocked or might be a bit sluggish. At that time, we need a power boost to maintain healthily. You can give a powerful boost to your chakras by wearing gemstones. Gemstone carries a specific vibration that can clear, charge, and raise the power of your energy field. Each gemstone works with your different chakra according to gemstone healing properties. It can help to awake your chakra to open your spiritual power. 1. Muladhara - Base Chakra Color: Red Place: Base of Spine Meaning: Basic trust Stone: Garnet 2. Svadhisthana - Root Chakra Color: Orange Place: Root of sexual organs Meaning: Sexuality, Creativity Stone: Orange Carnelian, Orange Sapphire 3. Manipura - Navel Chakra Color: Yellow Place: Navel Meaning: Wisdom power Stone: Citrine, Yellow Sapphire 4. Anaghata - Heart Chakra Color: Green Place: Heart Meaning: Love healing Stone: Green Onyx, Green Sapphire 5. Vishuddhi - Throat Chakra Color: Blue Place: Throat Meaning: Communication Stone: Turquoise, Aquamarine, Lapis Lazuli, Blue Sapphire 6. Ajna - Third Eye Chakra Color: Indigo Place: Between Eyebrows Meaning: Awareness Stone: Indigo Iolite, Amethyst, Tanzanite 7. Sahasrara - Crown Chakra Color: Violet Place: Crown Meaning: Spirituality Stone: Amethyst, Violet Sapphire Clear Quartz crystal works with all chakras.

Healing Properties of Sapphire

Sapphire releases mental tension, depression, unwanted thoughts, and spiritual confusion.  Sapphire is known as a “stone of Wisdom”. It is exceptional for calming and focusing the mind, allowing the release of mental tension and unwanted thoughts. Sapphire is also the best stone for awakening chakras. Dark Blue or Indigo Sapphire stimulates the Third Eye chakra. Blue Sapphire stimulates the Throat Chakra. Green sapphire stimulates Heart Chakra. Black Sapphire stimulates Base Chakra. White sapphire stimulates Crown Chakra. Yellow sapphire stimulates Solar Plexus Chakra.

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