Corundum (Var: Sapphire)
Thumbnail, 1.6 x 0.9 x 0.7 cm
Ratnapura, Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

A classic, doubly terminated, pastel-yellow sapphire from Sri Lanka. This gemmy and lustrous crystal is well-striated and the crystal faces are very lightly frosted. Textbook crystal form and highly representative from this locale. Complete-all-around and pristine. Weighs 7.49 carats.