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Corundum var. Ruby in Zoisite from Longido, Arusha, Tanzania

 
Corundum var. Ruby in Zoisite from Longido, Arusha, Tanzania

Corundum var. Ruby in Zoisite from Longido, Arusha, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 44207
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby in Zoisite
Locality:Longido, Arusha, Tanzania
Description:Section through a large hexagonal ruby crystal, the red gem variety of the mineral corundum, with one face polished to highlight the internal color and crystallization patterns. When rotated under a light distinct crystal layers reflect chatoyancy
Overall Size:10x8x0.8 cm
Crystals:70 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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