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Corundum var. Sapphire from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Corundum var. Sapphire from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

Corundum var. Sapphire from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 25758
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Elongated crystals of blue-to-gray corundum crystals with areas of limonite staining. This is one of the rarest and most sough-after minerals from this old locality. Ex. A. Stevenson #2321
Overall Size:6.5x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:5-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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