|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Afghanistan > Corundum var. Ruby
|Corundum var. Ruby
|Jagdalak, Sorobi, Kopica, Afghanistan
|Translucent red ruby crystals, the pink gem variety of the mineral species corundum, to 10 mm in marble matrix. Though crudely crystallized, one crystal on the top is well exposed and has clean, lustrous faces.
|For reference only
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