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Corundum var. Padparadscha Sapphire from Mozambique

 
Corundum var. Padparadscha Sapphire from Mozambique

Corundum var. Padparadscha Sapphire from Mozambique

Corundum var. Padparadscha Sapphire from Mozambique

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Corundum var. Padparadscha Sapphire from Mozambique

DESCRIPTION:No. 79095
Mineral:Corundum var. Padparadscha Sapphire
Locality:Mozambique
Description:Thin fragment of lustrous transparent pink Padparadscha sapphire crystal, the gem variety of corundum named for the resemblance to a lotus flower (from Sanskrit padma ranga; padma = lotus; ranga = color), with mottled crystallization surface patterns. Weight: 7.40 carats (1.48 grams)
Overall Size:17x11x2 mm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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