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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 39010
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
Description:Floater crystal (fully crystallized on all faces with no point of attachment) of translucent blue sapphire with tapered hexagonal form with complex surface crystallization patterns that looks frosted. Ex. A.S. Goldstein #91
Overall Size:42x15x13 mm
Crystals:42 mm
Status: For reference only
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