• Corundum Var Sapphire
  • Corundum Var Sapphire
  • Corundum Var Sapphire

Corundum Var Sapphire

ID: CC2548

A lustrous light blue Sapphire, in the classic form for crystals from the gem area of Ratnapura. The crystal is elongate hexagonal with tapered terminations, horizontally striated by oscillatory growth. The crystal is mostly transparent to gemmy. The crystal faces are all well crystallised and sharply formed. There is a tiny chip to one of the termination, but the lustre and blue colour create an attractive specimen. Most Sapphires found in these gem gravels are cut for gemstones or are waterworn with a matt lustre, and it is not common to see ones as sharp and lustrous on the market.


4.0 × 1.3 × 0.9 cm
Gem Minerals
Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka, Asia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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