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A guide to the mineral gallery

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Published by Printed by order of the Trustees in [London] .
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  • Catalogs and collections,
  • Minerals

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    ContributionsFletcher, Lazarus, Sir, 1854-1921
    LC ClassificationsQE386 B83 1889
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25167329M

    A sapphire, the common name for the mineral corundum in its transparent blue form, sparkles. As seen here, some sapphires, when cut to a convex shape, exhibit a striking six-pointed star in direct.

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