Friday, 11 January 2019

Carmel sapphire


The rough carmel sapphire is typically black, blue to green or orange-brown.
Miner Shefa Yamim announced that carmeltazite, a mineral found in one of its gemstones, the carmel sapphire, has been recognized and approved as a new mineral. Its major chemical components are titanium, aluminium and zirconium. The carmel sapphire is a newly discovered type of corundum. It is not exactly like any other sapphire in the world.