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Corundum var. Ruby from Propst Farm, Lincoln County, North Carolina

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Propst Farm, Lincoln County, North Carolina

Corundum var. Ruby from Propst Farm, Lincoln County, North Carolina

Corundum var. Ruby from Propst Farm, Lincoln County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 43397
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Propst Farm, Lincoln County, North Carolina
Description:Six intergrown ruby corundum crystals with no matrix attached. The ruby crystals are hexagonal form with flat basal pinacoid terminations and textured surfaces composed of many microscopic crystal faces (looks beautiful under magnification). Ex. F. John Barlow (1914-2004) #B246
Overall Size:25x25x15 mm
Crystals:3-19 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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