"Kashmir" Sapphire

"Kashmir" sapphire is a trade term for the sapphire of violetish blue to pure blue hue with strong to vivid saturation and medium-dark tone. The stones have a velvety lustre due to minute inclusions. The colour is also known as "cornflower blue". "Kashmir" is often regarded as finest-quality blue sapphire.
General Information
A variety or type of:Sapphire, which is a variety of Corundum
Further Information
Mineral information:"Kashmir" Sapphire information at mindat.org
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