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Mineral Specimen No. 79321:
Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Mozambique.

This mineral specimen Corundum var. Ruby from Mozambique is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 79321:

Mineral Species: Corundum var. Ruby.
Location of origin: Mozambique.
Description: Crudely crystallized translucent deep-pink ruby crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral corundum, with no matrix attached. The ruby crystal is stubby irregular form with subtle striations on select faces. Fluoresces red under LW UV illumination. Weight: 2.0 grams.
Overall size: 13x11x8 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 13 mm
Price: $15 (plus shipping).

Mineral Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Mozambique

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Mozambique

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Mozambique

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Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Mozambique

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