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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. 44743
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby in Zoisite
Locality:Longido, Arusha, Tanzania
Description:Superb hexagonal ruby crystal, the red-pink gem variety of the mineral species corundum, in green zoisite matrix. The ruby crystal has exceptionally rich color and runs completely through the matrix.
Overall Size:3.5x3.2x2 cm
Crystals:3.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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