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|Corundum var. Ruby
|Jegdalek, Sorobi District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan
|Red corundum variety ruby crystal in marble matrix. The ruby crystal is exposed on the back side too allowing light to pass through and show translucency. Fluoresces red under UV. A good specimen - great color, no damage, stands upright without support.
|For reference only
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