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Corundum var. Sapphire from Southern Province, Sri Lanka

 
Corundum var. Sapphire from Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Corundum var. Sapphire from Southern Province, Sri Lanka

DESCRIPTION:No. 42523
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Southern Province, Sri Lanka
Description:Exceptionally large water-worn crystal of sapphire variety of corundum with unusual curvature. Internally the sapphire is nearly colorless and has brownish limonite staining on the surface (can be removed). An enormous crystal for sapphire: 326 grams
Overall Size:13x4x3 cm
Crystals:13 cm
Status: For reference only
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