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Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Tanzania

 
Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Tanzania

Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Tanzania

Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Tanzania

Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Tanzania

Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Tanzania

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Corundum var. Pink Sapphire from Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 78824
Mineral:Corundum var. Pink Sapphire
Locality:Tanzania
Description:Translucent pink sapphire crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral corundum, with no attached matrix. The sapphire crystal flat, irregular faces with complex parallel crystallization patterns on most faces. The sapphire crystal fluoresces red under LW UV illumination
Overall Size:20x11x11 mm
Crystals:20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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