Star Sapphire #5 Black Corundum Thumbnail Specimen (Queensland, Australia)
*This is a very small miniature, known as a thumbnail specimen. Please examine scale photo and consider dimensions carefully.* Thumbnail specimens are mounted in small display boxes known as perky boxes, and contain locality information. They are designed so that they are ready for display, or may be unmounted for any use including jewelry supply. An ideal and efficient tiny treasure, for any collection!
Mineral Name: Star Sapphire (Corundum var. Sapphire, Black shade with natural asterism.)
Locality: Queensland, Australia.
Dimensions: 0.65" x 0.50" (17mm x 13mm)
Characteristics of this specimen: This is a tumbled, raw black star sapphire--the asterism is more subtle than cabochon-cut stones. The black color is rich, and the sapphire has not been enhanced.
Care Notes: Corundum is a very hard and durable stone, second only to diamond.
Healing Keywords: Black star sapphire--believed to help relieve anxiety, sorrow, terror, and anger. It supports return to a healthier state of mind.
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