Blue Spinel Gemstones

  • Hardness

    8.0 on the Mohs scale.

  • Occurrence

    Myanmar (Burma), Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Africa.

  • Appearance

    Colored by iron, and sometimes cobalt, blue spinel is occasionally confused with blue sapphire. African blue spinel often has the appearance of Montana blue sapphire.

  • Enhancements

    Blue spinel is not enhanced.

    More information on gemstone enhancements.

  • Gemstone Family

    Blue Spinel is a member of the Spinel gemstone family.

Blue Spinel
Blue Spinel

7.79 ct.
15.2x10.4mm Pear Cut
Very Dark
Strong Blue
Loupe Clean
[N] Not enhanced.
One of a kind.
Blue Spinel