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Corundum var. Ruby from Morogoro Region, Tanzania

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Corundum var. Ruby from Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Corundum var. Ruby from Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Corundum var. Ruby from Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Corundum var. Ruby from Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Corundum var. Ruby from Morogoro Region, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 80734
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Morogoro Region, Tanzania
Description:Lustrous translucent pink ruby crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral corundum, with no matrix. The ruby crystal has complex impressions on the surfaces of other ruby crystals that intersected it during formation. Fluoresces red under LW UV illumination. Weight: 9.87 carats
Overall Size:13x11x8 mm
Crystals:13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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