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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 56758
Mineral:Corundum var. Pink Sapphire
Locality:Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon)
Description:Lustrous di-pyramidal hexagonal transparent pink sapphire crystal, the gem variety of the mineral species corundum, with asymmetric shape caused by alternating pyramidal faces on adjacent faces with complex swirling crystallization patterns.
Overall Size:16x6.5x5 mm
Crystals:16 mm
Status: For reference only
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