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Corundum var. Sapphire from Yogo Gulch Sapphire Mining District, Judith Basin County, Montana

 
Corundum var. Sapphire from Yogo Gulch Sapphire Mining District, Judith Basin County, Montana

Corundum var. Sapphire from Yogo Gulch Sapphire Mining District, Judith Basin County, Montana

DESCRIPTION:No. 33691
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Yogo Gulch Sapphire Mining District, Judith Basin County, Montana
Description:Nine crude corundum crystals from the historic sapphire deposits first discovered in 1895. One crystal is water-worn and came from the alluvial deposits, the others are sharper and likely originated in the American Mine, the only in situ deposit. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #094
Overall Size:1 cm
Crystals:1 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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