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Corundum var. Blue Sapphire from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon)

 
Corundum var. Blue Sapphire from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon)

Corundum var. Blue Sapphire from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon)

DESCRIPTION:No. 52305
Mineral:Corundum var. Blue Sapphire
Locality:Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon)
Description:Doubly-terminated transparent blue sapphire crystal, the gem variety of the mineral species corundum. The sapphire crystal is tapered hexagonal crystal form, with striated crystallization patterns on the prism faces, and deep color throughout.
Overall Size:16x8x4 mm
Crystals:16 mm
Status: For reference only
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