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Star of India, sapphire, 563.35 carats, mined in Sri Lanka

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Star of India, sapphire, 563.35 carats, mined in Sri Lanka

1990

Van Pelt, E. (photographer)

Van Pelt, H. (photographer)

Transparencies -- Color

4 x 5

Sapphire; corundum

Nearly flawless stone, perfect star. Almost spherical; also displays a good star on its back side, from Gems & Crystals, Anna Sofianides & George Harlow. New York, 1990, Simon & Schuster.

Sri Lanka

New York, New York state, United States

Gems

Minerals

Morgan Memorial Hall of Gems

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Photographic Transparency Collection

Sofianides, Anna S. Gems & crystals from the American Museum of Natural History / Anna S. Sofianides and George E. Harlow ; photographs by Erica and Harold Van Pelt. New York : Simon and Schuster, c1990.

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Earth & Planetary Sciences

Citation

Van Pelt, E. (photographer) and Van Pelt, H. (photographer), “Star of India, sapphire, 563.35 carats, mined in Sri Lanka,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed July 24, 2019, http://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/92208.