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Corundum var. Ruby from Aliabad, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Pakistan

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Aliabad, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 34124
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Aliabad, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Pakistan
Description:Hexagonal single crystal of ruby corundum with no matrix attached. The crystal surfaces are striated due to crystallization patterns. Deep red color. Complete all around, alluvial edge wear throughout. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection
Overall Size:15x15x8 mm
Crystals:15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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