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Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

 
Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

DESCRIPTION:No. 77221
Mineral:Corundum var. Pink Sapphire
Locality:Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam
Description:Complex cluster of intersecting translucent pink sapphire crystals, the pink gem variety of the mineral species corundum, with striated crystal surfaces The sapphire crystals have slightly waxy luster on some faces, and brilliant luster in other areas. Fluoresces bright red under LW UV illumination. Weight: 28.0 grams. This mine is now closed
Overall Size:4.2x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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