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What You Need to know about Black Sapphire

Posted by Carla Grimaldi on

Black Sapphire Upon hearing the word “sapphire”, most people imagine a stone that is deep blue in color. But have you also heard that there is black sapphire? Many people don’t know that such a stone actually exists. Sapphire is the popular name for one of the varieties of the mineral corundum. Black Sapphire is a variety of Corundum, an aluminum oxide mineral that forms in prismatic tabular, bipyramidal or rhombohedral crystals, as well as granular or massive habits, and may be translucent to opaque. It most often forms as black or brownish-black, though sometimes may be dark green, dark...

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