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English: Corundum
Locality: Unnamed Corundum Occurrences, San Jacinto Mountains, Riverside County, California, USA (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: large cabinet, 17.0 x 7.2 x 5.5 cm
A dramatic, large, example of these strange sapphires collected in the mid 1990s by the Gochenour brothers, in Riverside County (OK, strictly speaking not in San Diego County but hey, its close enough and the same basic geology). This crystal is very aesthetically placed and displayed in the matrix. It has, as most do, a few clean repairs stabilized by glue. These are significant and unusual big sapphire crystals for a US locality. It is one of the bigger ones... 17 cm tall and among the finest found in this remarkable onetime find. Ex. William Larson Collection.
Deutsch: Korund
Fundort: Unnamed Corundum Occurrences, San Jacinto Mountains, Riverside County, Kalifornien, Vereinigte Staaten (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 17.0 x 7.2 x 5.5 cm
Date before March 2010(2010-03)
Source Image: http://www.irocks.com/db_pics/new09mix/sd318c.jpg, Description: http://www.mindat.org/photo-259682.html
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