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|Corundum var. Pink Sapphire
|Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam
|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
|For reference only
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