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Corundum var. Ruby from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sri Lanka

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sri Lanka

DESCRIPTION:No. 36196
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
Description:Complex crystal of translucent pink-purple ruby variety of corundum. The crystal surfaces are lustrous and slightly rounded. It appears there are several crystals in parallel orientation. Fully crystallized all around. Ex. Frank Jaeger collection
Overall Size:14x12x5 mm
Crystals:4-8 mm
Status: For reference only
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