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Corundum var. Ruby from Jegdalek, Sorobi District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Jegdalek, Sorobi District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan

Corundum var. Ruby from Jegdalek, Sorobi District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 42025
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Jegdalek, Sorobi District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan
Description:Translucent ruby crystals, the pink gem variety of the mineral species corundum, with remnants of marble on the rear. The ruby crystals are pseudo octahedral form and in parallel orientation. The crystal faces show crystallization lines on most crystals. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #316; acquired in 2000
Overall Size:3.5x2.5x3 cm
Crystals:5-14 mm
Status: For reference only
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