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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 35859
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
Description:Large doubly-terminated crystal of blue sapphire variety of corundum. The crystal has lustrous crystal faces, medium blue color and is internally transparent. One corner on the rear has a small chip.
Overall Size:16x8x6 mm
Crystals:16 mm
Status: For reference only
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