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Corundum var. Ruby from Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Corundum var. Ruby from Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

DESCRIPTION:No. 28733
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Description:Gemmy crystal of blood-red ruby with complexly crystallized surface. Fluoresces red under UV illumination. Complete and undamaged.
Overall Size:14x9x8 mm
Crystals:14 mm
Status: For reference only
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