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Mineral Specimen No. 79325:
Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Tanzania.

This mineral specimen Corundum var. Ruby from Tanzania 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. 79325:

Mineral Species: Corundum var. Ruby.
Location of origin: Tanzania.
Description: Lustrous translucent vivid-pink ruby crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral corundum, with no attached matrix. The ruby crystal has many complex crystal faces on the surfaces, indicating it was interconnected with other ruby crystals. Fluoresces red under LW UV illumination. Weight: 0.7 grams.
Overall size: 10x7x4 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 10 mm
Price: $12 (plus shipping).

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Mineral Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Tanzania

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

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

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

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