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Corundum var. Blue Sapphire from Zazafotsy, Ihosy District, Madagascar

 
Corundum var. Blue Sapphire from Zazafotsy, Ihosy District, Madagascar

Corundum var. Blue Sapphire from Zazafotsy, Ihosy District, Madagascar

Corundum var. Blue Sapphire from Zazafotsy, Ihosy District, Madagascar

Corundum var. Blue Sapphire from Zazafotsy, Ihosy District, Madagascar

DESCRIPTION:No. 78688
Mineral:Corundum var. Blue Sapphire
Locality:Zazafotsy, Ihosy District, Madagascar
Description:Two parallel intergrown lustrous transparent blue sapphire crystals, the gem variety of the mineral corundum, with no attached matrix. The sapphire crystal is tapered hexagonal form with flat basal pinacoid terminations. Weight: 6.5 grams
Overall Size:16x14x12 mm
Crystals:11-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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