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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 39565
Mineral:Corundum var. Blue Sapphire
Locality:near Kolonne, Ratnapura District, 20 km NW of Embilipitiya, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Description:Elongated translucent blue sapphire crystal (blue gem variety of the mineral species corundum) exposed along the edge of white marble matrix. The front faces have a glossy luster where it cleaved when separated from an adjacent sapphire.
Overall Size:5x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:23 mm
Status: For reference only
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