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min data

Mineral: corundum
Gem: sapphire
Size: 3 mm
Carat: 0.1-0.2 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 really nice color suite of party colored sapphies. This is a good display of colors available in sapphire. Cut quality varies from average to below average. It does show a good representation of the spectrum available. (And none qualify as ruby.)