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Corundum var Sapphire (gem gravel) from Tanzania

 
Corundum var Sapphire (gem gravel) from Tanzania

Corundum var Sapphire (gem gravel) from Tanzania

Corundum var Sapphire (gem gravel) from Tanzania

Corundum var Sapphire (gem gravel) from Tanzania

Corundum var Sapphire (gem gravel) from Tanzania

Corundum var Sapphire (gem gravel) from Tanzania

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Corundum var Sapphire (gem gravel) from Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 79140
Mineral:Corundum var Sapphire (gem gravel)
Locality:Tanzania
Description:Over 50 pieces of gem gravel sapphires, the gem variety of the mineral corundum, with color varying from red to yellow to green to purple. Several of the sapphire show excellent internal transparency, especially the pinks. Many fluoresce under LW UV. Total weight: 21.2 grams
Overall Size:3-12 mm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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