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Corundum var. Ruby from Khit Ostrov, Karelia, Russia

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Khit Ostrov, Karelia, Russia

Corundum var. Ruby from Khit Ostrov, Karelia, Russia

Corundum var. Ruby from Khit Ostrov, Karelia, Russia

DESCRIPTION:No. 50141
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Khit Ostrov, Karelia, Russia
Description:Hexagonal translucent pink ruby crystal, the pink variety of the mineral species corundum, in coarse almandine-biotite-plagioclase schist. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #657; originally acquired in 1993
Overall Size:7x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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