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Corundum var. Ruby from Cowee Creek, Macon County, North Carolina

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Cowee Creek, Macon County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 17016
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Cowee Creek, Macon County, North Carolina
Description:Hexagonal crystal of ruby variety of corundum. The pink color is visible at the termination and the outer prism faces have a rough texture, but the translucency is still apparent. Ex. A. Stevenson (1916-2007) collection #451e
Overall Size:9x5x4 mm
Crystals:9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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