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min data

Mineral: corundum
Gem: sapphire
Size: 3 mm - 4 mm
Carat: 0.15-0.25 ct
Cut: native cut round
Origin: unknown
Genral Info: The mineral name Corundum comes from Sanskrit "kuruntam", "red-stone or ruby". The name Ruby comes from the Latin "ruber", meaning "red". The name Sapphire comes from the Sanskrit "sanipriya", which means "dear to the planet Saturn".
Additional Information
A selection of light yellow sapphires. Average cutting to less than average, and less than average color. You can see a range of yellow -straw color. Notice the large difference in pavillion depth. Most are too shallow or too deep, robbing the stones of excellent sparkle.