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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. 41137
Mineral:Corundum var. Blue Sapphire
Locality:Bibile, Monaragala District, Sri Lanka
Description:Hexagonal blue sapphire variety of corundum crystal with striated, glassy crystal faces and brown internal inclusions. The crystal faces are better than average luster with only slight alluvial wear on the edges. The terminations are incomplete.
Overall Size:19x6x5 mm
Crystals:19 mm
Status: For reference only
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