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Padparadscha sapphire

Padparadscha sapphire is a pink-orange corundum, with a low to medium saturation and light tone, originally being mined in Sri Lanka, but also found in deposits in Vietnam and Africa; Padparadscha sapphires are rare.

Padparadscha sapphire

Padparadscha sapphire

Genuine Pink Sapphire Loose Gemstone, Oval Cut, 7.8 x 5.9 mm, 1.43 Carats at BitCoin Gems

Genuine Pink Sapphire Loose Gemstone, Oval Cut, x mm, Carats at BitCoin Gems. By Artist Unknown.

orange yellow sapphire by WILDS Global Minerals, via Flickr

Orange, especially pink orange, sapphires are the most valuable form of corundum, padparadscha. Very rare in Montana sapphires (which I doubt this one is).

Spessartite, also known as Spessartine or Mandarin garnet, was introduced to the world about 200 years ago when it was discovered in in Spessart, Bavaria.

Spessartite, also known as Mandarin garnet, a rare form of garnet with an unusually high index of refraction. It has always been a rarity and highly desired by gemstone collectors and jewelry designers.

Gorgeous Rare Padparadscha Sapphire Natural Gemstone with GRS Certificate from Ceylon, Cushion Cut, 2.08 carats by AfricaGems on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/166178329/gorgeous-rare-padparadscha-sapphire

Gorgeous Rare Padparadscha Sapphire Natural Gemstone with GRS Certificate from Ceylon, Cushion Cut, gorgeous-rare-padparadscha-sapphire

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