Sentence Examples


  • Sapphire occurs also in Tasmania.
  • The sapphire is found in all the states, principally in the neighbourhood of Beechworth, Victoria.
  • Other precious stones, including the sapphire, emerald, oriental emerald, ruby, opal, amethyst, garnet, chrysolite, topaz, cairngorm, onyx, zircon, etc., have been found in the gold and tin bearing drifts and river gravels in numerous localities throughout the states.
  • SAPPHIRE, 1 a blue transparent variety of corundum, or native alumina, much valued as a gem-stone.
  • The rolled crystals of sapphire occur, with garnet and other minerals, in glacial deposits, and have probably been derived from dykes of igneous rocks, like andesite and lamprophyre.