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Corundum var. Sapphire from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sri Lanka

 
Corundum var. Sapphire from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sri Lanka

DESCRIPTION:No. 34963
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
Description:Doubly-terminated crystal of violet sapphire variety of corundum. The crystal has lustrous crystal faces and is internally transparent. The violet color is pale and stained by areas of limonite. No damage.
Overall Size:12x5x4 mm
Crystals:12 mm
Status: For reference only
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