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Corundum var. Ruby from Tumkur District, Karnataka, India

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Tumkur District, Karnataka, India

Corundum var. Ruby from Tumkur District, Karnataka, India

Corundum var. Ruby from Tumkur District, Karnataka, India

DESCRIPTION:No. 50808
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Tumkur District, Karnataka, India
Description:Translucent pink ruby crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral species corundum, in gray matrix. The ruby corundum crystal is tapered, hexagonal form and flattened in one axis. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #641; originally acquired in 1992
Overall Size:29x18x13 mm
Crystals:7.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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