|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Madagascar > Corundum var. Ruby|
|Mineral:||Corundum var. Ruby|
|Description:||Hexagonal ruby crystal, the red-pink gem variety of the mineral species corundum, in dark schist matrix. The ruby crystal is tapered in stepped layers that look like stacked disks and runs completely through the matrix. Good color and translucency.|
|Overall Size:||4x3.5x2 cm|
|Status:||For reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from Africa > Corundum, Sapphire, Ruby|
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