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|Corundum var. Ruby
|An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam
|Lustrous translucent pink-red ruby crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral corundum, with remnants of mica embedded in the surfaces. The ruby crystal has complex crystallization patterns on the surfaces. Perhaps the mica can be scraped off. Fluoresces red under LW UV illumination. Weight: 11.68 carats
|For reference only
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