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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 71436
Mineral:Corundum var. Pink Sapphire
Locality:Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Description:Lustrous transparent purplish-pink sapphire crystal, the gem variety of the mineral species corundum. The sapphire crystal is hexagonal di-pyramidal form, with complex crystallization patterns on the prism faces, and has gemmy internal sections. Weight: 1.19 carats
Overall Size:9x5x3 mm
Crystals:9 mm
Status: For reference only
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