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Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

 
Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

DESCRIPTION:No. 67477
Mineral:Corundum var. Purple Sapphire
Locality:Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar
Description:Lustrous doubly-terminated translucent pinkish-purple sapphire, the gem variety of corundum, with two smaller sapphire crystals on one end. The sapphire crystal has unusually clean, smooth crystal faces and sows only minimal alluvial wear on the edges.
Overall Size:35x20x14 mm
Crystals:35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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