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Corundum var. Ruby with minor Zircon from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

 
Corundum var. Ruby with minor Zircon from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

Corundum var. Ruby with minor Zircon from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

Corundum var. Ruby with minor Zircon from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

Corundum var. Ruby with minor Zircon from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

Corundum var. Ruby with minor Zircon from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Corundum var. Ruby with minor Zircon from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Corundum var. Ruby with minor Zircon from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

DESCRIPTION:No. 78580
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby with minor Zircon
Locality:Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)
Description:Large 11 mm pseudo-octahedral translucent pink ruby crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral corundum, perched on translucent light-colored marble with scattered yellow-metallic pyrite impurities and an area of yellow-gray zircon crystals to 2 mm. The ruby fluoresces red under LW-SW UV; zircon fluoresces yellow under SW UV.
Overall Size:31x32x23 mm
Crystals:1-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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