Difference between revisions of "Sapphire"

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*cyan (azurite or poss. sodalite; also referred to a ceramic imitation of ''turquoise'')
 
*cyan (azurite or poss. sodalite; also referred to a ceramic imitation of ''turquoise'')
 
*callais (also known as turquoise; however, Pliny classed it as an emerald due to its greenish tint)
 
*callais (also known as turquoise; however, Pliny classed it as an emerald due to its greenish tint)
 
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[[amethyst]], whose beauty fades before it reaches the eye" seems to be a perfect description of ''iolite'', a variety of the mineral codierite, also known by the trade name "water sapphire")
  
 
See also
 
See also

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