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Mineral Specimen No. 79355:
Corundum var. Ruby in marble for sale from Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam.

This mineral specimen Corundum var. Ruby in marble from Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam 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. 79355:

Mineral Species: Corundum var. Ruby in marble.
Location of origin: Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam.
Description: Lustrous translucent deep-pink ruby crystal, the red gem variety of the mineral corundum, in contrasting white marble. The ruby crystal is tapered flattened hexagonal form with flat basal pinacoid termination. Fluoresces red under SW-LW UV illumination. Weight: 1.6 grams.
Overall size: 16x12x6 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 10 mm
Price: $55 (plus shipping).

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Mineral Corundum var. Ruby in marble for sale from Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Ruby in marble for sale from Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Ruby in marble for sale from Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Ruby in marble for sale from Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Shortwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Corundum var. Ruby in marble for sale from Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Corundum var. Ruby in marble for sale from Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

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