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|Corundum var. Pink Sapphire
|near Kolonne, Ratnapura District, 20 km NW of Embilipitiya, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
|Doubly-terminated translucent violet-pink sapphire variety of corundum crystal with tapered, hexagonal form and no matrix attached. The crystal faces show faint transverse striations and moderate alluvial edge wear. Total weight: 4.99 carats.
|For reference only
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