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Corundum var. Ruby from Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India

Corundum var. Ruby from Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India

Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India
Description:Hexagonal red-violet ruby corundum crystal with flat terminations at both ends. The prism faces of the crystal have many minute parallel crystal faces that reflect light simultaneously. The center has a segmented section. Complete all around - a floater.
Overall Size:4x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:4 cm
Archived: For reference only






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