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Corundum var. Sapphire from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

 
Corundum var. Sapphire from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

DESCRIPTION:No. 48232
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Description:Several interconnected transparent pale-blue di-pyramidal hexagonal sapphire crystals, the gem variety of the mineral species corundum, with lustrous crystal faces. Minor brown limonite stains are in several surface fractures.
Overall Size:15x4x4 mm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: For reference only
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