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Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from near Kolonne, Ratnapura District, 20 km NW of Embilipitiya, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

 
Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from near Kolonne, Ratnapura District, 20 km NW of Embilipitiya, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

DESCRIPTION:No. 39563
Mineral:Corundum var. Pink Sapphire
Locality:near Kolonne, Ratnapura District, 20 km NW of Embilipitiya, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Description: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.
Overall Size:22x6x4 mm
Crystals:22 mm
Status: For reference only
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