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Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Winza, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

 
Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Winza, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Winza, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Winza, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Winza, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

Corundum var. Purple Sapphire from Winza, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 79367
Mineral:Corundum var. Purple Sapphire
Locality:Winza, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania
Description:Lustrous doubly-terminated translucent pinkish-purple sapphire, the gem variety of corundum, with minor remnants of dark matrix embedded in surfaces. The sapphire crystal is hexagonal form with flat basal pinacoid terminations. Weight: 3.8 grams
Overall Size:17x11x9 mm
Crystals:17 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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