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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Corundum var. Pink Sapphire in marble from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

DESCRIPTION:No. 79184
Mineral:Corundum var. Pink Sapphire in marble
Locality:Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)
Description:Large lustrous transparent purplish-pink sapphire crystal, the colored gem variety of the mineral species corundum, in translucent white-gray marble. The exposed faces of the sapphire crystal are naturally rounded and in parallel orientation. Fluoresces red under LW UV illumination
Overall Size:29x22x13 mm
Crystals:21 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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