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Corundum var. Sapphire from Bibile, Monaragala District, Uva Province, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon)

 
Corundum var. Sapphire from Bibile, Monaragala District, Uva Province, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon)

DESCRIPTION:No. 45189
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Bibile, Monaragala District, Uva Province, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon)
Description:Doubly-terminated translucent blue sapphire crystal with tapered, hexagonal crystal form and prism faces that have faint crystal growth patterns that resemble striations. The crystal faces have better luster than usually found at this deposit.
Overall Size:20x6x5 mm
Crystals:20 mm
Status: For reference only
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