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Corundum var. Blue Sapphire from Bibile, Monaragala District, Sri Lanka

 
Corundum var. Blue Sapphire from Bibile, Monaragala District, Sri Lanka

DESCRIPTION:No. 39962
Mineral:Corundum var. Blue Sapphire
Locality:Bibile, Monaragala District, Sri Lanka
Description:Doubly-terminated transparent blue sapphire crystal with complex striated prism faces in the crystal center, the result of complex twinning. The crystal has frosted surface luster due to alluvial wear from this placer deposit.
Overall Size:14x5x5 mm
Crystals:14 mm
Status: For reference only
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