Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Sapphire on Steins

Sapphire

Feature Name Sapphire
Clean Name Sapphire
Feature ID 14985
Target Steins
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent -
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
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Reference [272] - The Nature Company Guides: Rocks and Fossils, by Arthur B. Busbey III, Robert R. Coenraads, Paul Willis, and David Roots: Time Life Books, Australia, 1996.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 09, 2012
Origin All colors of gemstones of the mineral corundum (except red, which is the gemstone ruby) are called sapphires.
Last Updated May 09, 2012 11:49 AM