|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Kenya > Corundum var. Ruby
|Corundum var. Ruby
|Taita Hills, Tsavo West, Kenya
|Spongy mass of multicolored corundum varying from bright pink to purple. Mixed throughout is golden-brown garnet. The specimen looks like it might have been enclosed in calcite matrix that was etched away. Some large ruby crystals are in one end.
|For reference only
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