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Corundum var. Sapphire from Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

 
Corundum var. Sapphire from Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

DESCRIPTION:No. 45254
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Description:Doubly-terminated translucent colorless sapphire (variety of corundum) crystal with di-pyramidal hexagonal crystal form. A few areas have brown limonite stains that can be removed with cleaning. Though fractured internally, the crystal is complete.
Overall Size:24x13x12 mm
Crystals:24 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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