AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Montana > Corundum var. Sapphire (4.04 carat bi-colored hexagonal crystal)

Search

 

Online Mineral Museum Archive of Mineral Photographs and Mineral Descriptions from John Betts - 
Fine Minerals.com and Allminerals.com

   

Corundum var. Sapphire (4.04 carat bi-colored hexagonal crystal) from Missouri River gravel bar, Lewis and Clark County, Montana

 
Corundum var. Sapphire (4.04 carat bi-colored hexagonal crystal) from Missouri River gravel bar, Lewis and Clark County, Montana

Corundum var. Sapphire (4.04 carat bi-colored hexagonal crystal) from Missouri River gravel bar, Lewis and Clark County, Montana

Corundum var. Sapphire (4.04 carat bi-colored hexagonal crystal) from Missouri River gravel bar, Lewis and Clark County, Montana

Corundum var. Sapphire (4.04 carat bi-colored hexagonal crystal) from Missouri River gravel bar, Lewis and Clark County, Montana

DESCRIPTION:No. 74036
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire (4.04 carat bi-colored hexagonal crystal)
Locality:Missouri River gravel bar, Lewis and Clark County, Montana
Description:Gem-grade bi-colored sapphire crystal with flattened hexagonal form. The sapphire crystal green with an orange center zone. The outer faces of the sapphire have textured faces that show minor alluvial wear when viewed under magnification. Ex. John Kean collection; collected ca. 1950
Overall Size:8x7x5 mm
Crystals:8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
Buy similar: Minerals from Rocky Mountain States, USA > Gem Minerals

 

  Buy Corundum var. Sapphire (4.04 carat bi-colored hexagonal crystal) at:

  John Betts - Fine Minerals gallery of Gem Minerals

 

 

 

© AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals All Rights Reserved

The minerals illustrated on this site are presented for reference purposes only. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this museum. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property. ;