Here is a large and aesthetic Corundum var. Sapphire crystal in matrix from Ambahatraso, Ihosy, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar. The specimen features a large, terminated crystal with a unique intergrown, steeped habit. The crystal has a beautiful mixed coloration of deep plum, blue, purple, and pink that can be seen under bright illumination. The crystal shows translucency at the edges and near the termination.
There is a small contact at the top corner of the crystal, but overall the specimen is in excellent condition. The deposit these specimens came from was exhausted many years ago and since then these sapphire crystals have become iconic and sought-after Madagascar specimens. Dont miss out on this fine crystal from this famous African locale! Please Note: Pictures are taken under lights simulating bright daylight to accurately depict color.Pictures are magnified to show detail. Please note measurements and appearance next to scale cube.
_gsrx_vers_823 GS 7.0.12 (823). The item "Sapphire crystals in matrix Madagascar Violet Blue Pink Corundum Rare Fine 158g" is in sale since Saturday, March 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Rocks, Fossils & Minerals\Crystals & Mineral Specimens\Display Specimens". The seller is "capitolminerals" and is located in Washington, District Of Columbia. This item can be shipped worldwide.