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Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

 
Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 78674
Mineral:Corundum var. Purple Sapphire
Locality:Azad Kashmir, Pakistan
Description:Translucent purplish sapphire crystal, the gem variety of the mineral corundum, with no matrix attached. The sapphire crystal is tapered hexagonal form, with striated prism faces, and has natural terminations at both ends. The sapphire crystals fluoresce red under LW UV illumination. Weight: 2.3 grams
Overall Size:14x9x9 mm
Crystals:14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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