SAPPHIRINE RARE GEM 0.82 Cts 19728 Flawless Rare Collector Gems

SAPPHIRINE RARE GEM 0.82 Cts 19728 Flawless Rare Collector Gems

  • $480.00

Carats 0.82
Size 5.6 x 4.9 mm
Color Greenish Blue
Clarity VC
Shape Rectangle
Treatment None
Origin Sri Lanka
Location Colombo, Sri Lanka
Price $ 480.00
100% Natural - Not treated in any way.
Rare Collectors Gem
Suitable for Museums,Institutions and Students of Gemology.
Gem with High Lustre and Good Clarity.
Large Sizes are Extremely Rare!
Among the Rarest of gemstones.

Refractive Index: 1.701 to 1.718
Hardness: 7.5
Chemical Comp: (Mg,Al)8(Al,Si)6O20
Specific gravity: 3.54–3.51
Crystal Group: Monoclinic

Sapphirine was first discovered in western Greenland 1819. Named for its sapphire-like color, sapphirine is of interest to collectors: crystals are treasured and occasionally cut into gemstones.
Large crystals of fine clarity and color are known from very few locales: The Central Province (Hakurutale and Munwatte) of Sri Lanka has long been known as a source of facetable greenish blue to dark blue material.
Colors are Dark blue, bluish to brownish green, green, gray to black, mostly Transparent to opaque.


Write a review

Please login or register to review