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Corundum (Var: Sapphire), Calcite

Corundum (Var: Sapphire) : Al2O3, Calcite : CaCO3
minID: HPK-8TW

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Dimensions: 3.4 cm x 3 cm x 1.5 cm

The crystal is prismatic, doubly terminated and included in Calcite matrix. Blue color is very intense and the crystal shows also interesting curvatures and morphological deviations.
Mogok, Mandalay Myanmar

Specimen size: 3.4 x 3 x 1.5 cm
Main crystal size: 2.8 x 0.4 cm

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Photo added: 9th May 2006

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