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Corundum var. Ruby from Ampanihy, Mahabo, Madagascar

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Ampanihy, Mahabo, Madagascar

Corundum var. Ruby from Ampanihy, Mahabo, Madagascar

DESCRIPTION:No. 58791
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Ampanihy, Mahabo, Madagascar
Description:Parallel translucent ruby crystals, the pink-red gem variety of the mineral species corundum, with tabular (flattened) hexagonal form. The broad faces of the ruby crystals has deep color and subtle crystallization patterns on the surfaces.
Overall Size:18x10x5 mm
Crystals:12-18 mm
Status: For reference only
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