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Corundum var. Ruby from Jegdalek, Sorobi District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Jegdalek, Sorobi District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Corundum var. Ruby from Jegdalek, Sorobi District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 21652
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Jegdalek, Sorobi District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan
Description:Brilliant crystal of ruby corundum in contrasting white calcite matrix. The ruby is fully crystallized all around, no damage. With old label from Cal Graeber listing price at $400.
Overall Size:32x24x22 mm
Crystals:4-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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