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Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

 
Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

DESCRIPTION:No. 78955
Mineral:Corundum var. Purple Sapphire
Locality:Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Description:Lustrous translucent purple sapphire crystal, the gem variety of the mineral species corundum, with hexagonal form and flat basal pinacoid terminations with stepped crystal faces on one termination. Weight: 1.7 grams
Overall Size:12x10x6 mm
Crystals:12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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