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Corundum var. Trapiche Ruby from Möng Hsu, Shan State, Myanmar (Burma)

 
Corundum var. Trapiche Ruby from Möng Hsu, Shan State, Myanmar (Burma)

Corundum var. Trapiche Ruby from Möng Hsu, Shan State, Myanmar (Burma)

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Corundum var. Trapiche Ruby from Möng Hsu, Shan State, Myanmar (Burma)

DESCRIPTION:No. 79169
Mineral:Corundum var. Trapiche Ruby
Locality:Möng Hsu, Shan State, Myanmar (Burma)
Description:Small polished cabochon (flattened oval gemstone) of lustrous translucent pink-red ruby, the pink gem variety of the mineral species corundum, exhibiting six-pointed radial trapiche growth pattern caused by epitactic growth over sector zoning. Fluoresces red under LW UV illumination. Weight: 1.33 carats (0.27 grams)
Overall Size:7x6.5x1.5 mm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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