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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)

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. 79186
Mineral:Corundum var. Pink Sapphire in marble
Locality:Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)
Description:Lustrous transparent purplish-pink sapphire crystals, the colored gem variety of the mineral species corundum, in translucent white-gray marble. The exposed faces of the sapphire crystals are naturally rounded and with striated surface patterns. Fluoresces red under LW UV illumination
Overall Size:18x17x12 mm
Crystals:2-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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