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Corundum var. Ruby from Taita Hills, Tsavo West, Kenya

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Taita Hills, Tsavo West, Kenya

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Corundum var. Ruby from Taita Hills, Tsavo West, Kenya

DESCRIPTION:No. 21606
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Taita Hills, Tsavo West, Kenya
Description:Tapered crystal of ruby corundum with classic six-sided shape. Faces on the rear still have minor dark matrix attached.
Overall Size:27x15x10 mm
Crystals:27 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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