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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. 38058
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
Description:Doubly-terminated crystal of blue sapphire variety of corundum. The crystal has lustrous crystal faces, medium blue color and is internally transparent. The specimen was found in river gravels and the edges are worn due to alluvial action. Ex. John Albanese (1898-1969), ex. John Albanese, Jr.
Overall Size:21x7x6 mm
Crystals:21 mm
Status: For reference only
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