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Yellow Sapphire is ruled by the planet Guru. It is also called Pukaraj, is the yellow variety of the Corundum family. It is hard and brilliant stone. Pure Aluminum Oxide crystallizes into splendid gem stones by the pressure of heat in the depth of the ground. It is available in various shades ranging from light yellow to orange and brownish tones. The gemstones should be evenly colored, flawless and well shaped. Light blue is the cosmic color transmitted by Yellow Sapphire. It symbolizes universal love, affection and spiritual knowledge. It is very helpful for progeny and child birth. It is excellent in financial matters and business stability. In medical astrology, it is prescribed for calcium deficiency, heart diseases, insanity and mental diseases.
Species: CorundumTransparency: TransparentColor: Light, golden, brownish yellow, pinkish and orange yellowRefractive Index: 1.762-1.770Birefringence: 0.008Pleocheroism: Strong dichorismCrystal system: HexagonalOptic character: Doubly reflectiveSpecific gravity: 4.00Mohs hardness: 9Dispersion: 0.018Flourasense: Colorless sapphire, long wave inert to strong reddish, short wave inert to moderate orangeIdentifying visual Finger print inclusions, hexagonal growth lines, silk and strait color branding charactersSources: Burma, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, VietnamOther uparatnas: Yellow Topaz, Citrine, Heliodor