Where are sapphires found in Nigeria?

Where is sapphire most commonly found?

Sapphires can be found all over the world, but the majority of the finest blue sapphires are mined in Sri Lanka. Since 2016, Madagascar has also been a prominent location for sapphire mining, and other popular locations include Montana, Australia, and Tanzania.

Is there diamond in Nigeria?

The Department of Resource Development in Nigeria’s Katsina State recently found diamond and gold deposits in the area. … Nigeria was mainly known for being the leading crude oil producer in Africa.

Are sapphires hard to find?

Sapphires come in all sizes. They are readily available under 1ct and can come as large as 20+cts in fine quality, but these stones are exceptionally rare. Specimen grade sapphire can come in huge sizes of thousands of carats, but this material has little or no value at all.

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