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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Sapphire

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A precious stone of the corundum class, and differing from the ruby (q. v .) only in colour, which is a blue of various shades; the finest specimens are found in Ceylon; its value depends chiefly on quality, and not so much (like the ruby) on size.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Sapphire'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/s/sapphire.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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