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Corundum var. Ruby in Actinolite var. Smaragdite from Clay County, North Carolina

 
Corundum var. Ruby in Actinolite var. Smaragdite from Clay County, North Carolina

Corundum var. Ruby in Actinolite var. Smaragdite from Clay County, North Carolina

Corundum var. Ruby in Actinolite var. Smaragdite from Clay County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 44880
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby in Actinolite var. Smaragdite
Locality:Clay County, North Carolina
Description:Green actinolite matrix (variety smaragdite) with small, crudely formed ruby crystals, the pink variety of the mineral species corundum. Though the museum label says this is from Clay County, it could actually be from nearby Macon County. Ex. Upsala College
Overall Size:5x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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