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Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

 
Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

DESCRIPTION:No. 79101
Mineral:Corundum var. Purple Sapphire
Locality:Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)
Description:Lustrous doubly-terminated translucent pinkish-purple sapphire, the gem variety of corundum, with minor remnants of matrix embedded in crevices. The sapphire crystal has triangular basal pinacoid terminations with secondary corner faces. Fluoresces red under LW UV illumination. Weight: 4.4 grams
Overall Size:14x13x10 mm
Crystals:14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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