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Corundum var. Ruby from Zoutpansberg District, Limpopo Province, South Africa

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Zoutpansberg District, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Corundum var. Ruby from Zoutpansberg District, Limpopo Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 50791
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Zoutpansberg District, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Description:Tapered hexagonal translucent pink corundum crystal with internal pink color visible on the cleaved ends. The prism faces have inclusions of black biotite mica crystals. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #550b; originally acquired in 1987
Overall Size:4x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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