• sapphire Afghanistan - gemstone stories

    Sapphire – Natural, Specimen, Blue

    "Corundum Var. Sapphire," twinned, Koksha Valley, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. © Rob Lavinsky, www.iRocks.com. Used with permission.

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    GemstoneSapphire, Corundum
    Natural or man madeNatural
    OriginAfghanistan
    Origin detailsKoksha Valley, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province
    Gem StateSpecimen
    ColorBlue
    TransparencyTranslucent