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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. 39959
Mineral:Corundum var. Pink Sapphire
Locality:near Kolonne, Ratnapura District, 20 km NW of Embilipitiya, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Description:Doubly-terminated translucent pink sapphire crystal with no matrix attached. The color is not deep enough to be considered a true ruby corundum, and should be properly labeled a pink sapphire (though some unscrupulous dealers ignore the distinction).
Overall Size:12x5x4 mm
Crystals:12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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