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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. 39291
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
Description:Large complex crystal of translucent pink ruby, the gem variety of the mineral corundum. The crystal is complete all around with a few round cavities where it was intergrown with calcite that naturally dissolved away. Ex. Frank Jaeger collection
Overall Size:17x12x7 mm
Crystals:17 mm
Status: For reference only
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