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Corundum var. Purple-Pink Sapphire from Tanzania

 
Corundum var. Purple-Pink Sapphire from Tanzania

Corundum var. Purple-Pink Sapphire from Tanzania

Corundum var. Purple-Pink Sapphire from Tanzania

Corundum var. Purple-Pink Sapphire from Tanzania

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Corundum var. Purple-Pink Sapphire from Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 79132
Mineral:Corundum var. Purple-Pink Sapphire
Locality:Tanzania
Description:Lustrous transparent purple-pink sapphire crystals, the colored gem variety of the mineral species corundum, resembling stacked plates of varying sizes, with no attached matrix. Fluoresces red under LW UV illumination. Weight: 3.1 grams
Overall Size:15x12x8 mm
Crystals:9-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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