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Ratnapura, Sri Lanka

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Great gem-producing region with sapphires in all colours including ‚padparadscha’, but also alexandrite (colour-changing variety of chrysoberyl), zircon, and moonstone feldspar.

 

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  • Padparadscha sapphire from Sri Lanka
  • Blue sapphire from Ratnapura region, Sri Lanka
  • Rough sapphires from Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
  • Alluvial mining in the Ratnapura region of Sri Lanka. Photo credit: Henry A. Hänni, www.gemexpert.ch
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Posted: 08/31/2011

Author: SSEF

Category: Alexandrite, Asia, Sapphire

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