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Corundum var. Ruby from Jagdalak, Sorobi, Kopica, Afghanistan

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Jagdalak, Sorobi, Kopica, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 15757
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Jagdalak, Sorobi, Kopica, Afghanistan
Description: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.
Overall Size:3x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:5-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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