Where are sapphires found in Australia?

Answer Sapphires can be found in several locations in Australia. The three major commercial fields are in Northern Queensland, Central Queensland and Northern New South Wales. Smaller sapphire deposits ca... Read More »

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Where are sapphires found in nature?

Sapphires in a variety of colors beyond blue, such as pink, purple, yellow, and orange, are found worldwide. They are mined mostly in Africa, Australia, Brazil, Burma, Cambodia Ceylon, India, Madag... Read More »

Where are sapphires found in Tennessee?

The part of Tennessee where gemstones, including sapphires, have been found, is the southern Appalachian region. This gem-rich region includes the entire eastern half of Tennessee and extends east,... Read More »

Where are opals found in Australia?

Australia is the source of 90 percent of the world's opal gems. Light opals are concentrated in the northwestern region of New South Wales, while black opals are found primarily in Lightning Ridge.... Read More »

Where are the sapphires in georgia?

If you want to actually go mining for sapphires, you will need to visit nearby, Franklin in the state of Tennessee. If you want to try grubbing (digging for gems in a bucket of dirt) for sapphires;... Read More »