Yellow Sapphire Mineral Information

Yellow Sapphire Mineral Information

Natural Yellow Sapphire gold ring

Natural Yellow Sapphire gold ring

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Here is comprehensive mineral information about yellow sapphire. Do make sure that you know your facts, especially before buying a precious yellow sapphire so that your purchase is sound or cleaning the yellow sapphire (using chemical agents or electronic processes) so that your gem remains safe.

 

Species: Corundum

Color: A wide range of shades spanning – very pale yellow, light butter yellow, golden butter yellow to bright and vivid canary yellow

Chemical composition: Al2O3, Aluminum Oxide

Color causing trace element/ Chromophore:  Iron / Fe

Crystal system: hexagonal

Hardness: 9 on Mohs scale

Specific gravity: 3.99 – 4.00

Refractive index: 1.76 – 1.78

Birefringence: 0.008

Dispersion: Low (0.018)

Flourescence : Yellow Sapphire usually none. Natural yellow sapphire will sometimes fluoresce in shortwave UV light; synthetic yellows will not.

Origins: Burma, Sri Lanka, India, Madagascar, Kenya, Tanzania, Thailand, Cambodia, China, Australia, USA.

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Gemstoneuniverse.com Table Natural Yellow Sapphire Gemstone Facts

Gemstone

Natural Yellow Sapphire

Weight

2.73 carats

Treatment

None. Fully Natural

Origin

Sri Lanka/Ceylon

Planetary Energy

Jupiter

Patron Location

Ontario, Canada

All inclusive Price

$ 1384.61 / INR 90692

Comments

Featured today is a fine natural and treatment free yellow sapphire of 2.73 carats set in 22 karat gold as Jupiter talisman. This oval cut Ceylon yellow sapphire has a golden butter yellow color with excellent clarity and lustre.Natural Yellow sapphire also known as pukhraj stone is the gem of Jupiter/ Brihaspati and is used to harness its benevolent energies.View this Yellow sapphire before it was set.Note: The above links generally exist on the website for a period of 40 days after which they are periodically deleted to make way for new gemstones and to enable faster browsing.Enjoy it in Video:

 

 

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