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Corundum var. Sapphire from Corundum Hill Mine, Cullasaja, Macon County, North Carolina

 
Corundum var. Sapphire from Corundum Hill Mine, Cullasaja, Macon County, North Carolina

Corundum var. Sapphire from Corundum Hill Mine, Cullasaja, Macon County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 34603
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Corundum Hill Mine, Cullasaja, Macon County, North Carolina
Description:Limonite-stained hexagonal crystal of blue-gray corundum with remnants of black matrix on the sides. From the old mining area southeast of Franklin dating to the1890s. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s
Overall Size:5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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