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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 79109
Mineral:Corundum var. Yellow Sapphire
Locality:Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Description:Lustrous transparent yellow sapphire crystal, the gem variety of the mineral corundum, with hexagonal form and stepped basal pinacoid terminations on both ends. The sapphire has highly lustrous faces, excellent clarity, with minimal alluvial wear. Weight: 4.64 carats (0.92 grams)
Overall Size:8x7x6 mm
Crystals:8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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