Category Archives: Gem Hunting

Natural Kornerupine rough

Kornerupine is a rare boro-silicate mineral with the formula (Mg, Fe²⁺)₄(Al, Fe³⁺)₆(SiO₄, BO₄)₅(O, OH)₂. It has a specific gravity of 3.3 to 3.34 and Colours such as Colorless, white, grey, greenish, bluish, brown, black. Some Stones show strong Pleochroism such as colorless to green, colorless, pale brownish yellow, pale yellowish green, pale brownish green and green. The […]

Ceylon Natural Violet Sapphire Crystal

Sapphire is a precious gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum, consisting of aluminium oxide with trace amounts of elements such as iron, titanium, chromium, copper, or magnesium. Sapphire helps the user stay on the Spiritual Path, boosting psychic and spiritual powers, and is a great stone for Earth and Chakra healing.   also, all […]

Ceylon Natural Enstatite 頑火輝石(頑辉石)

  Enstatite is a mineral; the magnesium endmember of the pyroxene silicate mineral series enstatite – ferrosilite. Emerald green variety of enstatite is called chrome-enstatite. Mostly, That green is because of Chromium. Even though, Enstatite has weak double reflection (DR), It has strong Pleochroism. • Formula : MgSiO3 • Crystal System : Orthorhombic • Hardness […]

Extremely Rare Gemstone – Natural Grandidierite

                    Grandidierite is an extremely rare mineral and gem that was first discovered in 1902 in southern Madagascar. Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2 Colour: Bluish green, greenish blue Lustre: Vitreous, Pearly Hardness: 7½ Specific Gravity: 2.98 – 2.99 Crystal System: Orthorhombic          This gemstone was named in honor of French explorer Alfred Grandidier who studied the natural history […]

Gem Mining In Sri lanka – Gem Luck ( Natural Gemstones Directly from the Source )

  The island of Sri Lanka  has a heritage for gem mining and trading that dates back 2000 years. Sri Lanka is a tropical island situated in the Indian Ocean. Sri Lanka namesake as the ‘Gem Island’ and  ‘Island of Gems’ (Ratna Dweepa), with its abundance of corundum gems, chrysoberyl and alexandrite, garnet, moonstone, peridot, […]