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Corundum var. Ruby from Ianavoha, Madagascar

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Ianavoha, Madagascar

Corundum var. Ruby from Ianavoha, Madagascar

DESCRIPTION:No. 33030
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Ianavoha, Madagascar
Description:Doubly-terminated ruby crystal embedded in dark biotite-rich matrix. The ruby corundum crystals is pink-violet color with lustrous crystal faces. The crystal form is hexagonal with one termination modified by secondary corner faces.
Overall Size:7x5.5x3 cm
Crystals:18 mm
Status: For reference only
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