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Which gems have the most brilliance and fire?
Among the well-known colored gems, those with the greatest brilliance and dispersion (fire) include diamond, zircon, sphene, sphalerite, demantoid garnet, spessartite garnet, sapphire and tanzanite. For more detailed rankings, see our refractive index chart and our dispersion chart.
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