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Mineral Specimen No. 79014:
Corundum var. Sapphire in matrix for sale from Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India.

This mineral specimen Corundum var. Sapphire in matrix from Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 79014:

Mineral Species: Corundum var. Sapphire in matrix.
Location of origin: Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India.
Description: Several lustrous translucent pinkish-red sapphire crystals, the colored gem variety of the mineral species corundum, in fine-grained matrix. The sapphire crystals are equant hexagonal form, with flat basal pinacoid terminations. The specimen was extracted from solid rock, not from a cavity, resulting in minor surface imperfections where the surrounding matrix was removed. The sapphire crystals were coated to improve luster.
Overall size: 32x18x18 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 3-9 mm
Price: $14 (plus shipping).

Mineral Corundum var. Sapphire in matrix for sale from Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Sapphire in matrix for sale from Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Sapphire in matrix for sale from Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Sapphire in matrix for sale from Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Sapphire in matrix for sale from Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India

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