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Corundum var. Ruby from Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India

Corundum var. Ruby from Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India

Corundum var. Ruby from Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India

DESCRIPTION:No. 52037
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India
Description:Translucent ruby crystal, the red-violet variety of the mineral species corundum, well exposed on gray matrix. The ruby crystal is hexagonal form, slightly tapered, with crystallization patterns on all faces. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #569; originally acquired in 1988
Overall Size:5x4x1.5 cm
Crystals:13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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