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Corundum var. Sapphire from Chimwadzulu Hill, 80 km south of Lake Nyasa, Malawi

 
Corundum var. Sapphire from Chimwadzulu Hill, 80 km south of Lake Nyasa, Malawi

Corundum var. Sapphire from Chimwadzulu Hill, 80 km south of Lake Nyasa, Malawi

Corundum var. Sapphire from Chimwadzulu Hill, 80 km south of Lake Nyasa, Malawi

Corundum var. Sapphire from Chimwadzulu Hill, 80 km south of Lake Nyasa, Malawi

DESCRIPTION:No. 78851
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Chimwadzulu Hill, 80 km south of Lake Nyasa, Malawi
Description:Superb lustrous transparent blue sapphire crystal, the gem variety of the mineral corundum, with excellent internal clarity. The sapphire crystal is wedge-shaped di-pyramidal form, has deep color, well defined crystal faces, with minimal alluvial wear. Weight: 2.1 grams
Overall Size:18x9x8 mm
Crystals:18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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