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Corundum var. Yellow Sapphire from Umba Valley, Tanzania

 
Corundum var. Yellow Sapphire from Umba Valley, Tanzania

Corundum var. Yellow Sapphire from Umba Valley, Tanzania

Corundum var. Yellow Sapphire from Umba Valley, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 79111
Mineral:Corundum var. Yellow Sapphire
Locality:Umba Valley, Tanzania
Description:Lustrous transparent yellow sapphire crystal, the gem variety of the mineral corundum, that appears internally flawless. The sapphire is rounded, with satin-like luster on the outer faces, as a result of alluvial wear. Excellent color and clarity. Weight: 2.32 carats (0.46 grams)
Overall Size:8x5.5x4 mm
Crystals:8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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