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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

DESCRIPTION:No. 79025
Mineral:Corundum var. Pink Sapphire
Locality:Tanzania
Description:Partial crystal of lustrous translucent pink sapphire, the pink gem variety of the mineral species corundum (not pink enough to call ruby), with no matrix. The sapphire crystal is unusually large and has remnants of dark matrix on some faces. Weight: 22.8 grams
Overall Size:28x24x20 mm
Crystals:28 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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