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|Corundum var. Blue Sapphire
|Bibile, Monaragala District, Sri Lanka
|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.
|For reference only
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