Taafeite is extremely rare and most of the early finds were misidentified as spinel, a gem it closely resembles. Taaffeite is a beryllium magnesium aluminum oxide but, unlike spinel, is doubly refractive. Thus far taaffeite has only been found in Sri Lanka.

How much is Taaffeite worth? The value of natural Taaffeite varies depending on size, quality and color. Buying direct from AJS Gems you are assured of getting the best value in the market.

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Taaffeite - 0.39 carat
# TAF8444WD
5.31 x 4.12 x 2.28 mm
Unheated, Eye Clean
US $445.00