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Corundum var. Sapphire from San Jacinto Mountains, Riverside County, California

 
Corundum var. Sapphire from San Jacinto Mountains, Riverside County, California

Corundum var. Sapphire from San Jacinto Mountains, Riverside County, California

Corundum var. Sapphire from San Jacinto Mountains, Riverside County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 50048
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:San Jacinto Mountains, Riverside County, California
Description:Tapered hexagonal corundum crystal that was carefully exposed from matrix and now stands upright off the matrix base. (Restored in 5 places.) These were rediscovered several years ago by the Gochenour brothers from an old find in the 1890s. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #786; ex. Gochenour. Restored
Overall Size:10x8x6 cm
Crystals:100 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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