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Corundum var. Sapphire from Bibile, Monaragala District, Uva Province, Sri Lanka

 
Corundum var. Sapphire from Bibile, Monaragala District, Uva Province, Sri Lanka

DESCRIPTION:No. 50122
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Bibile, Monaragala District, Uva Province, Sri Lanka
Description:Two intersecting translucent pale-blue sapphire corundum crystals with striated faces the result of repeated twinning. The crystals are unusually lustrous and show only minor alluvial wear.
Overall Size:17x10x9 mm
Crystals:11-17 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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