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Sapphire is colored corundum, Al2O3
Sapphire can be any color, except red, because then it would be called a ruby.
A yellowish-red sapphire is called padparadschah.
corundum as a mineral
Sapphires- by Katie Bock
sapphire, faceted-blue: A B C D* E F G H I* J
sapphire, faceted-purple: A B C
sapphire, faceted-orange: A B C*
sapphire, faceted-mixed colors: A B C D E F
G** H* I* J* K L M
sapphires in jewelry
sapphire beads: A B C D E F*
sapphire broach: A* B*
waterworn crystals of sapphires and rubies
sapphire crystals: A
sapphire crystals from Burma: A B
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