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Corundum var. Sapphire from Chantoboon District, Chantaburi, Chanthaburi Province, Thailand

 
Corundum var. Sapphire from Chantoboon District, Chantaburi, Chanthaburi Province, Thailand

Corundum var. Sapphire from Chantoboon District, Chantaburi, Chanthaburi Province, Thailand

Corundum var. Sapphire from Chantoboon District, Chantaburi, Chanthaburi Province, Thailand

DESCRIPTION:No. 76300
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Chantoboon District, Chantaburi, Chanthaburi Province, Thailand
Description:Unusual transparent corundum crystal (variety sapphire) with cleavage faces that reveal remarkable transparency and crystallization patterns. Labeled as from Chantaboon, Siam this probably dates to the 1930 report by George Kunz of local gems. Collected ca. 1930
Overall Size:36x30x11 mm
Crystals:36 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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