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Corundum var. Sapphire from Kadwada, Horana - Ratnapura, Western Province, Sri Lanka

 
Corundum var. Sapphire from Kadwada, Horana - Ratnapura, Western Province, Sri Lanka

DESCRIPTION:No. 33692
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Kadwada, Horana - Ratnapura, Western Province, Sri Lanka
Description:Translucent yellow sapphire crystal with hexagonal crystal form. The edges are rounded due to alluvial action. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #095; acquired from Plummers (Ca.) in 1953
Overall Size:18x12x9 mm
Crystals:18 mm
Status: For reference only
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