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Mineral Specimen No. 81056:
Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Jegdalek, Sarobi, Afghanistan.

This mineral specimen Corundum var. Ruby from Jegdalek, Sarobi, Afghanistan 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. 81056:

Mineral Species: Corundum var. Ruby.
Location of origin: Jegdalek, Sarobi, Afghanistan.
Description: Irregular translucent pink-red ruby crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral species corundum, with remnants of white matrix on the surfaces. Though the ruby looks like a fragment, there are crystal faces on all sides. Fluoresces red under LW UV illumination. Weight: 9.05 carats.
Overall size: 11x11x7 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 11 mm
Price: $28 (plus shipping).

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Mineral Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Jegdalek, Sarobi, Afghanistan

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Jegdalek, Sarobi, Afghanistan

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Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Jegdalek, Sarobi, Afghanistan

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