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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 44742
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby in Zoisite
Locality:Longido, Arusha, Tanzania
Description:Hexagonal ruby crystal, the red-pink gem variety of the mineral species corundum, in green zoisite matrix. The ruby crystal runs completely through the matrix. Note this is not a thin specimen, but is quite thick and could be sawn into many thin slabs.
Overall Size:6x5x4 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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