Top 10 Rarest Blue and Azure Color Gemstones in The World

Blue and Azure Color Stones

Blue and azure color gemstones are elegant, attractive and bright. The blue and azure color is considered a royal color. Do you want to know some rarest and precious blue and azure color gemstone? Here is the list of top ten rarest blue and azure color gemstones.

1. Lapis Lazuli Pure Azure Color Gemstone

Do you know ? The word azure is derived from a precious stone namely lapiz lazuli. This precious and rarest azure color stone is found in Badakhshan province of Afghanistan.

Azure color Lapis lazuli precious stone

Lapis lazuli from Badakhshan Afghanistan Photo Credit: James St John

 

 

 2.Aquamarine

Aquamarine is a sky blue precious rare gemstone. Aquamarine is derived from Latin which means  water of ocean. There are many sub colors of aquamarine which are ocean blue, sky blue and light blue color. It is one of the precious gemstones. It is traditionally associated a birth stone for October.

Aquamarine Gemstone

Photo Credit Natalia

3. Sapphire

Sapphire is one of the four precious gemstones in the world along with ruby, diamond and emerald. Traditionally this stone is associated a birthstone for July in South Asia. Sapphire is the third hardest stone in the world after diamond and emerald. Sapphire mines are located in Pakistan, Afghanistan , Kashmir, Brazil, Nepal, China, Tanzania, Tajikistan, Myanmar Burma and Colombia.

Sapphire Gemstone

4.Apatite

Apart from yellow, transparent to violet pink Apatite is also found in blue color. This gemstone is actually a group of  phosphate minerals. Apatite is used by biological micro environmental system. Apatite is one of the stone which is found on Moon. It was found in the moon rocks which were collected by astronauts during Apollo program.

Apatite Gemstone

5.Blue Topaz

Topaz belongs to silicate minerals group. Topaz is found in three colors: yellow, blue and pink. Blue Topaz is the state gemstone of Texas state. The blue Topaz is one of the rarest gemstone in the world. In modern days it is associated a birth stone for December.

Blue Topaz

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