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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. 39566
Mineral:Corundum var. Blue Sapphire
Locality:near Kolonne, Ratnapura District, 20 km NW of Embilipitiya, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Description:Two baby-blue sapphire crystals (the blue gem variety of the mineral species Corundum) exposed in colorless marble matrix. Several dark graphite crystals are embedded in the bottom of the largest sapphire termination.
Overall Size:4x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:10-25 mm
Status: For reference only
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