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|Corundum var. Ruby
|Winza, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania
|Lustrous translucent pink-red ruby crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral corundum, with no matrix. The ruby crystal is tabular hexagonal form, has medium pink color, with remnants of light-colored clay on the edges and crevices on the faces. Fluoresces red under LW UV illumination. Weight: 10.22 carats
|For reference only
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