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Corundum var. Ruby from Mincey Mine, Ellijay, Macon County, North Carolina

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Mincey Mine, Ellijay, Macon County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 33694
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Mincey Mine, Ellijay, Macon County, North Carolina
Description:Vial with four translucent ruby corundum crystals. The translucency is exceptional - these could possibly produce nice faceted gemstones. Their rounded shape is due to alluvial action. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #095; Purchased in a gift shop on Main Street there.
Overall Size:4.5 cm vial
Crystals:4-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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