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Mineral Specimen No. 77005:
Corundum var. Blue Sapphire for sale from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.

This mineral specimen Corundum var. Blue Sapphire from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 77005:

Mineral Species: Corundum var. Blue Sapphire.
Location of origin: Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.
Description: Lustrous transparent blue sapphire crystal, the blue gem variety of the mineral corundum, with hexagonal di-pyramidal form composed of striated crystal faces, and stepped basal pinacoid termination on both ends. The sapphire is unusually transparent This was specimen recovered from an alluvial deposit and the edges show wear, but the crystal form is distinct. Collected ca. 1985. Weight: 2.53 carats.
Overall size: 10x5.5x4 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 10 mm
Price: $185 (plus shipping).

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Mineral Corundum var. Blue Sapphire for sale from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Blue Sapphire for sale from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Blue Sapphire for sale from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Blue Sapphire for sale from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Blue Sapphire for sale from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Blue Sapphire for sale from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

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