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|Corundum var. Blue Sapphire
|Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
|Unusually large lustrous transparent blue di-pyramidal sapphire crystal, the blue colored gem variety of the mineral species corundum, with minor of brown alluvial clay in recesses. Large sapphires are difficult to obtain in complete undamaged crystals. Weight: 21.66 carats
|For reference only
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