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Corundum var. Ruby from Hassanabad Nala, Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Hassanabad Nala, Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Corundum var. Ruby from Hassanabad Nala, Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 43992
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Hassanabad Nala, Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Two translucent ruby crystals, the pink gem variety of the mineral species corundum, embedded in yellowish marble. The largest crystal is nicely exposed on the top edge and shows striated crystal faces throughout except on the rear where it is incomplete
Overall Size:4.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:12-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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