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Corundum var. Ruby from Longido, Arusha, Tanzania

Corundum var. Ruby from Longido, Arusha, Tanzania

Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Longido, Arusha, Tanzania
Description:Thin (1 mm thick) slice of translucent ruby variety of corundum with a rim of green zoisite on the outer edges. When rear-illuminated the crystallization patterns are visible. The surfaces look dull in reflected light. Ex. Frank Jaeger collection
Overall Size:75x70x1 mm
Archived: For reference only
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