|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Sri Lanka > Corundum var. Blue Sapphire
|Corundum var. Blue Sapphire
|near Kolonne, Ratnapura District, 20 km NW of Embilipitiya, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
|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.
|For reference only
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