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|Corundum var. Blue Sapphire
|Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
|Large doubly-terminated transparent blue sapphire crystal, the gem variety of the mineral corundum, with slight alluvial wear on the crystal edges. The sapphire crystal is di-pyramidal hexagonal form with striated prism faces and has good transparency. Weight: 8.7 grams
|For reference only
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