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Rare Trapiche Sapphire Crystal in Matrix


Product No.: mf32-196



 
Rare Trapiche Sapphire Crystal in Matrix
Rare Trapiche Sapphire Crystal in Matrix
Rare Trapiche Sapphire Crystal in Matrix
Rare Trapiche Sapphire Crystal in Matrix
Rare Trapiche Sapphire Crystal in Matrix
Rare Trapiche Sapphire Crystal in Matrix
Rare Trapiche Sapphire Crystal in Matrix
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Rare Trapiche Sapphire Crystal in Matrix

 

 

Mineral:
Corundum, Variety: Sapphire (Trapiche)
Chemical Formula:
Al2O3
Size:
28,3 x 21,6 x 16,0 mm
Weight:
87,19 ct or 17,438 g
Transparence:
translucent - subtranslucent
Quantity:
1
Origin:
Tha-Beik-Kyin Township, west of Mogok, Burma (Myanmar)

This is a rare trapiche sapphire crystal with a prismatic shape and multiple twinned body. Only one side of the crystal was published and therefore it shows fine six ray trapiche pattern. Crystals with prismatic habitus are rarely found therefore this specimen makes a nice collectors item.